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Talk:Existing Movements

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Hi,

I suppose it will be useful to make a concise introduction to the existing movements centered around Free Contents/Free X.

--Antoine 23:06, 24 May 2006 (CEST)

Although the IETF RFC documents are not completely free (allowance of derivative works is only required in the scope of the standard drafting process itself), I think it can work as a good example of essential freedoms applied to scientific/technical cooperation.

If other movements use the complete set of essential freedoms for similar purposes, we can replace the IETF with those movements. What do you think? --Antoine 01:24, 14 June 2006 (CEST)

Free roleplaying?[edit]

What is free roleplaying?

Do we have a tag or something we can insert into a section like this which is empty, requesting <<please expand>> or similar?

thanks :-) --Mercury Merlin 22:45, 26 October 2006 (CEST)

You can read some details here. Ricardo Gladwell, who founded the Free Roleplaying community, took part in this wiki at this beginning, but he seems to have lost interest.
The "free roleplaying" section was originally created for him to fill it in, since he has best knowledge of the subject. In his absence, perhaps we can write a few words and leave a pointer to http://www.freeroleplay.org for those who want to know more.
--Antoine 20:51, 27 October 2006 (CEST)
Section initiated, please expand and update. Some of these other sections also look a little thin on the ground, and can do with some further expansion. --Mercury Merlin 00:15, 10 November 2006 (CET)

Obs: The link "[1]" don't work.

--[[Visit: allea torion] 7 December 2009 (from Brazil)

Metadata[edit]

Some while ago, people in the Free Art community have been asking for a metadata format to recognize works of free art.

An RDF schema was envisioned that would help tag free works of any kind (art, software, etc.). I have written a simple draft of such a schema. The aim was to establish in the technical field (markup, tools) the political importance of free contents. Since then, the project has been in deep sleep; perhaps we can revive it some day under the Free C(ontent|ulture) banner.

Creative Commons already have their own metadata, which spans non-free as well as free works; my draft tried to inherit some of its vocabulary from the CC vocabulary, so as to enable interoperability (only for free works of course).

The DOAP maintainer expressed interest in such a project, noting however: "it seemed to me to require buy-in from more parties than I felt I could achieve in DOAP alone". DOAP (Description of a Project) is a metadata format which provides machine-readable tagging with semantics similar to the information provided by SourceForge and the like. Projects like the FSF/UNESCO Free Software Directory could use DOAP to store and spread metadata.

(of course, the schema draft or even my understanding of RDF might be totally awful. I had no prior knowledge about the so-called "Semantic Web" when this project was first envisioned.)

--Antoine 22:13, 20 May 2006 (CEST)


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