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Re: [school-discuss] Comics

thanks, I'm familliar with both blogger and wordpress. Matthew suggested a wiki, and there's also quite a few free and easy to use wiki hosting services out there. But I was actually refering to the idea of collaborative editing the comic, and what I find most exciting is the collaborative editing of graphics. I haven't yet come across a tool that seems to do that well.

On 02/02/2008, James P. Kinney III <jkinney@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
No need to write a tool. Just use a blog package like wordpress that has
security to only allow approved posters. It also allows uploading of
image files into the blog. Google has their free blog tool called
blogspot as well.

I just setup wordpress on my server for a friend's site
(kevinmadigan.net/blog) and my daughter is starting a writing project on
her's (startingartists.net). Wordpress is _VERY_ easy to setup and
people can have different access permissions (admin, writer) which
determines if they can add new users or just add new content.

On Sat, 2008-02-02 at 02:05 +0000, Yishay Mor wrote:
> If anyone has the energy to write this thing - I have a high pile of
> learning applications just waiting for it.
> On 01/02/2008, Matthew W. Ross <mross@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>         Hrm... an "Open Source" comic?
>         Something like a Wiki page so a potential comic can be
>         scripted by any and all who want...
>         Then user submitted art to fit the script...
>         Finally, some kind of process to "approve" the comic to be
>         released...
>         Sounds like it might take forever to make a single comic, but
>         it might work!
>         --Matt
>                 ______________________________________________________
>                 From: Joel Kahn [mailto:jj2kk4@xxxxxxxxx]
>                 To: schoolforge-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>                 Sent: Fri, 01 Feb 2008 06:59:45 -0800
>                 Subject: [school-discuss] Comics
>                 I don't know how many of you have seen the
>                 Microsoft-sponsored
>                 comic strip called _Heroes Happen Here_:
>                 http://www.microsoft.com/heroeshappenhere/cool-stuff/comic/default.mspx
>                 Maybe SchoolForge needs its own comic strip--something
>                 like
>                 "Heroes of FLOSS" or whatever. Perhaps some of the
>                 artists
>                 who drew gnu pictures for the FSF might be interested,
>                 or
>                 it could be an opportunity to develop student
>                 talent. :-)
>                 Joel
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