This page was started by a discussion between user:sj, ian bicking, User:jeff, josh gay, and User:mchua on 5/5/07. It discusses templates/guides we'll be needing in order to build strong content communities - or rather, to enable content communities to build themselves. Mchua 18:12, 5 May 2007 (EDT)
Getting involved /grassroots activism
Create a LoCo
Ideally, this should be "automated" in the same way Sourceforge sets up project spaces for open-source software projects.
- Mailing lists
- Other communication tools
- Arrange meetings
- Host an event
- Write local groups (gov't, NGO, etc)
Start/join a project
- Content libraries
- Creative software libraries
- Tools (for developers)
- Curriculum (not just syllabi!)
- Other (software) tools
- Other projects
- Book! Collage! Story! Choose your own adventure! Textbook!
- Remix! (audio, video)
- Piece of code!
- Warning sign / pamphlet
- photo essays
- MAKE-style / Instructables
The Knights Template
Templates of increasing automation.
Automated form-based creation (send to wiki, email)
- Example: using a task list generator to create a template of tasks - things you need to do in otrder to make a book, for instance. (Open Plans?)
- Code to generate content (send to files, make more code)
- Using available APIs