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10 Jun 2023 06:06:12 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Contribution Drive?  
From: Jim Charter
Date: 20 Jan 2008 13:02:53
Message: <47938ccd@news.povray.org>
Chambers wrote:
> One of the problems I've noticed with object downloads is that, for 
> simple objects, its often easier to make it myself using CSG while, for 
> complex objects, the object doesn't quite fit my needs.
> Really, what I would like are collections of themed objects, each of 
> which is non-trivial (ie, it would take more than half an hour of coding 
> to create), and with enough variety that I could find something in there 
> to fit my needs.
> Naturally, I have no time to create such collections.  I'm fairly 
> certain that most people on this NG don't have the time to create a 
> complete collection, either.
> So, I would like to try an experiment: A group collaboration.  We'll 
> pick a topic (probably something like "tables" or "chairs" or even 
> "writing utensils"), and several people will each contribute one or two 
> items to it.  The result will be published on the library site under a 
> group credit.  If we like the results, we can continue to do such 
> collections to help beef up our library.
> But before I run off all gung-ho, is anyone else interested in trying 
> this with me?
Not bad, not bad.  Sounds like a good idea.

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