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<strong>Welcome to the lbry.org Wiki!</strong>
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This Wiki is the knowledge base for the LBRY Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the growth, development, and adoption of LBRY in a bottom-up, community-driven fashion. The Foundation also exists to ensure that LBRY governance and growth is as decentralized as the protocol itself.
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= Welcome =
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Welcome to LBRY!
  
The Foundation began forming at the end of 2019 as the next evolution of the LBRY Swarm, a collaboration of LBRY users, creators, developers, fans, and more from around the world.
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As a permissionless blockchain and cryptocurrency network, LBRY invites everyone to join in building a more free and open future.
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The LBRY Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the growth, development, and adoption of the LBRY network in a bottom-up, community-driven fashion.
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Are you an engineer?
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Are you a designer?
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Are you a creator?
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Are you someone who wants to have some fun and hone their skills while contributing to a larger cause as part of a gigantic community?
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Wonderful. So are we and we’d like to help!
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== Here’s how you get involved ==
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The LBRY community is the main driver of everything the LBRY Foundation does. There are two ways to get involved with the community. The path with the most bang for your buck definitely has to be joining the LBRY Discord server'''<LINK>'''.
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The other way to get involved is by joining the LBRY Foundation mailing list. An occasional e-mail will be sent out when there is major news or a big event. Join the mailing list [here]'''<LINK>'''.
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=== Discord ===
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The LBRY discord is a massive chat server used by over 600 community members. In it, you can help test new releases, explore and develop ideas, share and discover content and media, join or create a LBRY [hive]'''<LINK>''', request some funding for an [initiative]'''<LINK>''' or [project]'''<LINK>''', and simply chat with folks from around the world.
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You will also find a channel for technical support and help along with the occasional competition.
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To join the LBRY Discord, go [here]'''<LINK>''' and follow the instructions to make a Discord account and join the server.
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Once you are in the server, follow the instructions to verify that you are a human and assign yourself the appropriate roles. If you need help assigning roles, don’t worry! Just ask in the #help channel in the server and someone will point you in the right direction.
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If you are looking to join a hive, type '''<command>''' to find a list of open hives with their chat rooms in the server.
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If you are looking to create a hive, join the #makeahive channel after reading the [Swarm]'''<LINK>''' section of this wiki.
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If you are a developer, give yourself the '''developer''' role and check out the #developers channel.
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If you are a non-developer contributor, like a designer, marketer, outreach specialist, translator, organizer, or what-have-you, give yourself the '''contributor''' role and check out the #contributors channel.
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If you are a content creator, give yourself the '''creator''' role and check out the #creators channel.
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Otherwise, stick around in the #general channel or feel free to explore!
  
 
Want to meet us? Come hang out in our [[Special:MyLanguage/chat|chat]].
 
Want to meet us? Come hang out in our [[Special:MyLanguage/chat|chat]].

Revision as of 17:40, 25 February 2020


Welcome

Welcome to LBRY!

As a permissionless blockchain and cryptocurrency network, LBRY invites everyone to join in building a more free and open future.

The LBRY Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the growth, development, and adoption of the LBRY network in a bottom-up, community-driven fashion.

Are you an engineer?

Are you a designer?

Are you a creator?

Are you someone who wants to have some fun and hone their skills while contributing to a larger cause as part of a gigantic community?

Wonderful. So are we and we’d like to help!

Here’s how you get involved

The LBRY community is the main driver of everything the LBRY Foundation does. There are two ways to get involved with the community. The path with the most bang for your buck definitely has to be joining the LBRY Discord server<LINK>.

The other way to get involved is by joining the LBRY Foundation mailing list. An occasional e-mail will be sent out when there is major news or a big event. Join the mailing list [here]<LINK>.

Discord

The LBRY discord is a massive chat server used by over 600 community members. In it, you can help test new releases, explore and develop ideas, share and discover content and media, join or create a LBRY [hive]<LINK>, request some funding for an [initiative]<LINK> or [project]<LINK>, and simply chat with folks from around the world.

You will also find a channel for technical support and help along with the occasional competition.

To join the LBRY Discord, go [here]<LINK> and follow the instructions to make a Discord account and join the server.

Once you are in the server, follow the instructions to verify that you are a human and assign yourself the appropriate roles. If you need help assigning roles, don’t worry! Just ask in the #help channel in the server and someone will point you in the right direction.

If you are looking to join a hive, type <command> to find a list of open hives with their chat rooms in the server.

If you are looking to create a hive, join the #makeahive channel after reading the [Swarm]<LINK> section of this wiki.

If you are a developer, give yourself the developer role and check out the #developers channel.

If you are a non-developer contributor, like a designer, marketer, outreach specialist, translator, organizer, or what-have-you, give yourself the contributor role and check out the #contributors channel.

If you are a content creator, give yourself the creator role and check out the #creators channel.

Otherwise, stick around in the #general channel or feel free to explore!

Want to meet us? Come hang out in our chat.

Governance

Foundation Funding

The Swarm

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