[olug] Fundraiser to make Blender Open Source

Matthew G. Marsh mgm at midwestlinux.com
Sat Jul 20 01:15:30 UTC 2002

On 19 Jul 2002, floyd wrote:

> I've seen a few Blenderheads at the meetings and thought there might be
> some interest in this. Blender, a very cool 3D program from the now
> defunct NaN software, is the focus of a drive to make it Open under the
> GPL. Ton Roosendaal sent this to all registered owners of Blender, but I
> thought I would forward this to the list.
> In a nutshell, they have to pony up 100k to the former investors to
> release the intellectual property. Once the money is raised, there will
> be a two week period where members get first crack at downloading the
> code. And then Blender is GLP and free to dl and hack to your heart's
> content.

What is blender and why would I care?

(I am always interested in helping out open sores projects but I would
like to know if this is worth it)


> I gave 50 bucks earlier today and hoped a few of you might do the same.

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