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Discontent with LiveContent

Aug 28, 2007, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)

"Perhaps Creative Commons' LiveContent 1.0 CD would work better if more clearly defined. Its Web page enthuses that the project is 'an umbrella idea which aims to connect and expand Creative Commons and open source communities,' adding that it 'works to identify creators and content providers working to share their creations more easily' and 'works to support developers and others who build build better technology to distribute these works.' In other words, LiveContent is a sampler of free content and free software, but this purpose seems lost in a cloud of rhetoric, even to project members. The CD suffers from lackluster presentation, a mediocre assortment of samplers, and a lack of explanation..."

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