[TriLUG] open source god
hartsock at acm.org
Thu Mar 5 11:01:07 EST 2009
It turns out http://www.liferay.com/ was a project started with nearly
the same charter. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liferay#History
the Liferay logo is even designed to bring to mind a stained glass
Profiles of Liferay supporters and contributors such as this one:
http://www.liferay.com/web/josh/profile ... show that the product's
focus is still very much in the non-profit sector. In fact I sought to
have a Liferay product customized for commercial use and ran into a
road block... we were a for *profit* organization and the Liferay
company seems to prefer working with non-profits.
On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 10:14 AM, Jim Ray <jim at neuse.net> wrote:
> I want to start an internet based church to promote threaded discussions
> on all the different flavors of god. I've met too many folks with too
> many colors of skin with too many different countries of origin with too
> many different religions and too many different names for god that I
> really, really, really believe we're all talking about the same thing
> using different words. Promoting an understanding and open discussion is
> what my religion has called me to do.
> Are there any canned open source applications for starting the First
> Church of the Internet (or whatever the name will be that won't exclude
> anyone from any religion or no religion at all) that will mimic things
> like Facebook and MySpace?
> I'm thinking Wiki and keep it simple so Dreamhost one click install will
> start the church with no money, no tithe, no salary for preacher and no
> registration fee.
> It would be great to stream videos from small rural churches that might
> not have the budgets of the larger churches and give them a forum to
> share. I am currently working with one church now so they can post a
> link to their web-based Video over IP camera, and folks on the Wiki (or
> whatever is appropriate) may take part in their service without
> physically being present.
> Comments on open source solutions most welcome.
> With God as my witness I am
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