[lively-kernel] What is the Purpose of Lively?
philmaker at gmail.com
Mon Jul 5 01:33:18 CEST 2010
The Lively Kernel is a platform for collaborative illustration of dynamic
and interactive content on a world-wide scale. This has applications in
collaborative education and learning, software development, content and
How about this one instead?
The core mission for Lively probably ought to be vector illustration. People
If no one is exploring any degree of funding to help propel this project or
derivatives then that is a great tragedy.
On Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 12:55 PM, Philip Weaver <philmaker at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Lively Kernel enables dynamic, collaborative production on a world-wide
> scale. This has applications in collaborative education and learning,
> software development, content and graphics creation.
> Who will tweak this to be more compelling and yet still concise?
> On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 9:42 PM, Philip Weaver <philmaker at gmail.com>wrote:
>> This topic deserves more discussion. Anyone else please discuss.
>> On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 1:33 PM, Steve Wart <steve at wart.ca> wrote:
>> One thing that Apple insists on when defining the user experience for a
>> new application is to come up with a clear statement of purpose. Not only
>> what it is its intended user base (casual, professional, etc.), but also
>> what it is explicitly not intended for. What *can't* Lively do?.
>> I've seen a couple of posts from Dan on his vision for Lively, but I still
>> wonder, is it an educational environment, or is it something people can use
>> to build commercial quality client-server applications?
>> Smalltalk evolved in rather unexpected ways I think. I don't think I'm
>> looking for Lively on Rails, but I am interested in applications that appeal
>> to mainstream development needs.
>> Philip: I'm creating a new thread because Steve and I didn't actually
>> appropriately discuss this topic in a similarly titled email. We
>> hijacked. :-)
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