[Advocacy] persuading mobile phone manufacturers to implement
ibmalone at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 14:32:49 PDT 2007
On 30/05/07, Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves <justivo at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/30/07, Ian Malone <ibmalone at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Speaking of SOM, we are in need of
> > > volunteers willing to write a few articles to help us promote Xiph's
> > > formats.
> > What kind of thing are you looking for?
> Three things:
> * daily-life tutorials; how to use/create/convert to our formats on
> any platform/operating system
> * articles that may discuss "why is Vorbis better than MP3", "The
> Importance of Open Standards", "DRM-free audio", "why Speex is perfect
> for podcasters", "why FLAC is perfect for storing albums".
> * a website-wide FAQ for the layman
> That kind of stuff. The appeal really is for the clueless user that
> doesn't know better. Inform, explain, and compare while not
> patronizing him/her.
I just recorded a screencast on installing the Illiminable plugin.
I did it before realising the chicken and egg problem this creates.
(Actually, what I did was think, "Great, now just have to convert
it to Theora/Vor... oh.")
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