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Blender.org: Blender Makes It To GPL

Oct 23, 2002, 14:30 (20 Talkback[s])

"Today, Sunday Oct 13, 2002, we've launched the Blender sources as GNU GPL to the Internet. Blender has become Free Software forever! From now on we'll use this site, www.blender.org, as the main platform to communicate with everyone, and to provide the necessary services and tools to maintain Blender and make it a better product.

"The past three days we've had a hectic and very exciting user conference here in Amsterdam, with about 90 visitors from Europe and the USA. The amount of information we've exchanged is tremendous. My head is nearly exploding! Fortunately most presentations have been recorded, and will be available as a written whitepaper or report as well. The next weeks you'll see this being added to the website.

"Blender dot org is far from finished. Improvements will be added during the next months as well, to grow into a full functional project space. Many groups then can gather together to cooperate on improving specific parts of Blender, or doing complete new things with it. Each group then can have its own main news page, forums, maillists, CVS etc..."

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