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From: David Cuny
Subject: What's the status of the IRTC?
Date: 2 Jul 2007 06:50:01
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On March 12, Thorsten Froehlich wrote:

> Only six weeks have past. I would recommend at least two or three
> more months of patience...

So what's the status of the IRTC? I haven't seen anything posted to this
site, and the IRTC site still says "We will provide more details soon."


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From: Markus Altendorff
Subject: Re: What's the status of the IRTC?
Date: 2 Jul 2007 10:28:16
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David Cuny wrote:
> On March 12, Thorsten Froehlich wrote:
> 
>> Only six weeks have past. I would recommend at least two or three
>> more months of patience...
> 
> So what's the status of the IRTC? I haven't seen anything posted to this
> site, and the IRTC site still says "We will provide more details soon."

Well, it's dead in the water for now, for all practical purposes.
(my opinion, of course).

There's a stand-in/replacement being run by members of the irtc.stills 
group where "us anim people" can also particpate.

Current topic is "The Black Robe" (title of an 19th century novel, 
IIRC), which may be interpreted as one sees fit. The stills round on 
that has just finished (June 30th), the anims round goes on for another 
two months.

http://www.tc-rtc.co.uk/

Rather nice, automated site (go to: "public view" or "register" to vote).

Participant turnout is quite low at the moment, but better than a 
non-functioning IRTC (gah, did i really write that...?)

Will hopefully get better as the word is spread.

I'm flipflopping between a more action-oriented ("mad wizard") or more 
atmosphere-oriented ("loss mourning") interpretation of "black robe" for 
now, but do intend to produce a contribution...

-Markus


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