[lug] photo sharing, socializing...
ferdinand at schmidix.net
Sun May 4 10:47:18 MDT 2014
If you plan to host the site yourself then you may want to look at
Gallery. I used it in the past and it was pretty easy to setup and
On May 1, 2014 3:46 PM, "David L. Willson" <DLWillson at thegeek.nu> wrote:
> You almost certainly want Diaspora or MediaGoblin, but I can't figure out
> whether you want to connect to the wider world, so I don't know which of
> the two. Both are truly free software, not "free" as in
> If neither of those fits, have a look at OwnCloud.
> It seems to me that, the better we master cash-gratitude, the better this
> "free" software thing will work.
> David L. Willson
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> ----- Original Message -----
> > Just looking for some suggestions...
> > I was asked by some friends from college about a setting up
> > restricted
> > photo sharing and social networking site.
> > We want to be able for anyone from the group to upload and archive
> > into
> > "galleries" photos of ours, be able to annotate, tag and search by
> > date,
> > location, people tagged, etc. as well as have "conversations" about
> > them.
> > We would like it to be secure for the invited registered members and
> > perhaps being able to selectively choose to make some things very
> > private (to a limited subset) or more open.
> > I have been looking for the components to host this myself.
> > Certainly there are some choices for "forums", blogging, etc. What is
> > best?
> > What about the photo sharing part? How to integrate the discussions
> > and
> > images...?
> > I can certainly just get a subscription to Smugmug or another photo
> > sharing site though I have no personal experience setting that up for
> > a
> > small group.
> > (If you have opinions/comments/recommendations on a particularly good
> > site I would welcome that, too)
> > But if I were to roll my own...
> > Has anyone done anything like this? Suggestions/recommendations?
> > The goal is really more about maintaining control and not being
> > locked
> > in to a proprietary service/product rather than being free... my time
> > is
> > actually a limiting factor here and worth something if only to me.
> > It would be nice to try this out on my own server but be able to
> > migrate
> > to a hosted service as needed (some aspect of scaling it up). So some
> > preference for things that are or could be made to run in a cloud or
> > hosted service.
> > --bill
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