CcHost Press Releases
This is the current press release in progress.
PRESS RELEASE: ccHost Bugfix Release 1.0.2 Announced
San Francisco, USA - October 19, 2005 - ccHost, an open source project that provides web-based infrastructure to support collaboration, sharing, and storage of multi-media using the Creative Commons licenses and metadata, released a bugfix version 1.0.2 today. The primary features in this release include administrative file import for large file uploads and new packaging infrastructure. Bugfixes include:
- Fixed new submit forms to show up in throttle rules
- Fixed so that verify errors are caught when file has no extension
- Fixed download button to review topic header
- Fixed topic count that got out of sync when topic was deleted
- Check for and display forum feed button
- Fixed so that new submit forms show throttle rules
- Put site into email subject when generating email for whitelisting
- Added next/prev button for activity log
- Fixed drifting of download popup menu on every click in IE
- favicon.ico: Moved into ccimages per legal review of the site.
- cc-install-db.php: Changed some initial install values for the footer and header for legal compliance.
The upcoming 1.1.0 release of ccHost will focus on expanding the types of files that are supported by the system. Also, better statistics output are potential features in the upcoming release.
The community encourages participation by interested people as this project is fun, used in Creative Commons sponsored ccMixter website (www.ccmixter.org) and has great potential for up and coming contributors.
Chat with other developers on channel #cc on irc.freenode.org, join the project mailing list (https://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/cctools-cchost), and edit the project wiki page to help shape this project's future direction ( http://wiki.creativecommons.org/wiki/ccHost).
Roadmap (Project Timeline)
The goal of this project is to spread media content that is licensed under Creative Commons throughout the web in much the same way that weblogs spread CC licensed text. ccHost is web-based infrastructure that may be used to host and allow for commenting, remixing, and distribution globally. The more installations of ccHost and its variations, the more content there will be available for enjoyment and artistic re-use in a sane and legal setting. ccHost is what is used for the infamous Creative Commons CC Mixter project which supports legal media sharing and remixing. For more information, contact Jon Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Creative Commons
A nonprofit founded in early 2002, Creative Commons promotes the creative re-use of intellectual and artistic works—whether owned or in the public domain—by empowering authors and audiences. It is sustained by the generous support of the Center for the Public Domain, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Omidyar Network, and the Hewlett Foundation. For more information, visit Creative Commons' website or contact Mia Garlick at email@example.com.