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task #4998: Submission of GNU Media Peer

Submitted by:  Emmanuele Somma <exedre>
Submitted on:  Thu 01 Dec 2005 07:06:55 AM UTC  
 
Should Start On:  Thu 01 Dec 2005 12:00:00 AM UTC Should be Finished on:  Sun 11 Dec 2005 12:00:00 AM UTC
Category:  Project Approval Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  Cancelled Privacy:  Public
Percent Complete:  0% Assigned to:  Sylvain Beucler <Beuc>
Open/Closed:  Closed Effort:  0.00

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Sun 18 Dec 2005 01:05:34 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Hi,

We did not get a response from you, so we deleted your project from the pending queue.

If you would still like to have your project hosted at Savannah, please register it again.

The re-registration URL found in our acknowledgment of your earlier registration will direct you to the proper location where you can re-register your project.

Regards.

Sylvain Beucler <Beuc>In charge of this item.
Fri 02 Dec 2005 01:35:30 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Hi,

I'm evaluating the project you submitted for approval in Savannah.

Your project is not yet part of the GNU project, so we cannot accept its current project name.

I suggest we use 'mediapeer', possibly switching to another name if your project gets approve as part of the GNU project.

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Regards.

PS: gizmo (wrt VoIP, mentioned in your slides) seems non-free

Sylvain Beucler <Beuc>In charge of this item.
Thu 01 Dec 2005 07:06:55 AM UTC, original submission:  

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While this item will be useful to track the registration process, approving or discarding the registration must be done using the specific "Group Administration" page, accessible only to site administrators, effectively logged as site administrators (superuser):

  <https://savannah.gnu.org/admin/groupedit.php?group_id=8173>

######### REGISTRATION DETAILS #########

Full Name:
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  GNU Media Peer

System Group Name:
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  gnump

Type:
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  non-GNU software &amp; documentation

License:
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  GNU General Public License V2 or later

Description:
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  Media Peer is a personal information production and sharing tool which:

is free software (released with GPL);
is an open infrastructure plugin-based for information production and sharing
is multiplatform.

With Media Peer you can share information and audio/video or textual documentation, or any other kind of digital creations, on peer to peer networks in a secure and controlled way; setup trust relationships between sharing and working groups; evaluate, redistribute, modify and enhance received material, for reaggregation and republishing in full compliance of relative distribution licenses. Media Peer has configurable plugins to publish resources available in current sharing network, and has also advanced research and cataloguing tools for peer to peer network received informations and files. It also support interactive textual, audio and video communication.

You can read about the ideal motivation for the project at masternewmedia.org/p2p/video_publishing/p2p_video_publishing_platform_for_political_discourse_20050719.htm

Some more informations are on the slides at http://www.radioradicale.it/mediapeer/mp/index.html

A little more technical informations are on http://www.radioradicale.it/mediapeer/mptr/index.html

We are at a very initial stage of development.

Note, please, we've tried to follow GNU guidelines in development so far but we were in hurry to show our software to commitents (to let they have a clearer idea of the software, which is ideed very complex to imagine). That's why something are not completely compliant. We did our best in just two month of development.

Next releases will try to follow all relevant GNU guidelines (as we want to be accepted in the GNU project).

Thank you,
Emmanuele Somma

You can download the code from http://bohr.vm.bytemark.co.uk/~exedre/mp/ (please authenticate with user/passwd mediapeer/parrozzo)

Other Software Required:
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  Python 2.6 + some libraries (pyme)
wxPython 2.6.1 (wxWidget)
GNU Privacy Guard + GPGME
MySQL (only for the prototype)

Emmanuele Somma <exedre>

 

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