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Re: priority #1 in edu software: good and easy visual multimedia developer's ...
In a message dated 11/17/98 2:52:53 PM EST, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
>Well, open source made serious advancements in
>1) open protocols (for the Internet)
>2) open OS (Linux/FreeBSD)
>3) major software areas (Netscape, databases, etc.)
>But so far open source has NO (AFAIK) followers in the
>edutainment sphere and multimedia.
If I understand the question correctly, the answer is that there is extensive
work going on in open source multimedia. It is just lagging behind commercial
development. I will put it on my ToDo list to provide a list of links. Roger,
I'm working on it. The one area that concerns me is speech recognition.
>As for wishlists, I saw one somewhere: it had a very sparse
>educational sector... oh... where was that? Application (to be
>asked to be ported) were listed and people voted for one or
>another or for 'surfer defined'... Does somebody know, where is
>that place in the web? (it was advertized on slashdot or
>freashmeat 2 months(?) ago or more...)