To remedy that, I have created a new project I hope at least some of you will contribute to: The Open Metrical Psalm project.
(Please, please, please, spare us all the negative comments about metrical psalms as a genre.)
Of the infinite number of good ideas available, this has been chosen because it is easy to think about, finite in scope, and doesn't require understanding or dealing with some of the more complex technologies for Open Source music creation (like Lilypond or Gregorio).
This is a TEXT BASED PROJECT, which I hope will provide a platform for the following:
- Giving non-tech people a way to learn about and interact with GitHub
- Demonstrating the techniques and philosophy of Open Source content creation
- Providing an example of "Open Source as Infrastructure"
- Encouraging ecumenical and inter-association community work
Additionally, if we create something really useful, and have the opportunity to practice our hymn-writing skills, that would be even better.