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From rohit sharma <rohit0...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] Stack Overflow are offering free open source adverts - should we partake?
Date Sun, 08 Dec 2013 06:43:43 GMT
Awesome stuff... I think we should go for this.


On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 5:45 AM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:

> Interesting opportunity.
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Benedikt Ritter <beneritter@gmail.com>
> Date: Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 12:43 AM
> Subject: Re: [ALL] Stack Overflow are offering free open source adverts -
> should we partake?
> To: Commons Developers List <dev@commons.apache.org>
>
>
>
>
> Send from my mobile device
>
> > Am 06.12.2013 um 18:11 schrieb sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>:
> >
> >> On 6 December 2013 14:11, Duncan Jones <djones@cantab.net> wrote:
> >>> On 6 December 2013 12:51, Benedikt Ritter <beneritter@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>> 2013/12/6 Gilles <gilles@harfang.homelinux.org>
> >>>
> >>>> Hi.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>> On Fri, 6 Dec 2013 12:26:57 +0000, Duncan Jones wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Hi everyone,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Stack Overflow allows open source projects to create a free advert
to
> >>>>> encourage participation in their project.
> >>>>
> >>>> This is certainly worth exploring.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> If you're willing to do this, go for it!
> >>
> >>
> >> Here's an effort I knocked up just now:  http://imgur.com/eTyqln6
> >>
> >> Any thoughts? Not sure how we should sell ourselves...
> >
> > That logo is for the ASF, not Commons.
> > I don't think that it is permissible to use the logo in that way.
>
> Well, it's the logo we use on the top left side on commons.apache.org. I'd
> ask Legal for their opinion on this.
>
> >
> > I think this should be run past Trademarks and/or Press.
> >
> >>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> The rules are clearly
> >>>>> explained in the following post:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/210389/open-source-
> >>>>> advertising-sidebar-1h-2014.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> In summary, we create a 220x250 image that encourages participation
> in
> >>>>> Apache Commons. We then post it as an answer to that thread and
it
> >>>>> will be served up automatically to Stack Overflow users (provided
we
> >>>>> receive enough up-votes).
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I'm happy to do this on behalf of Apache Commons, but I wanted
> feedback
> >>>>> on:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> - Whether we want to do this?
> >>>>> - Is there someone more talented who can do the image work?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Last time this advertising spree was organised
> >>>>>
> >>>>> (http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/195823/open-
> >>>>> source-advertising-sidebar-2h-2013)
> >>>>> there were only 8 participants. We should get in on this.
> >>>>
> >>>> Another way to make the projects more visible is to edit Wikipedia
> entries
> >>>> that refer to implementations in various programming languages of the
> >>>> concept
> >>>> explained in the article.
> >>>> [I mentioned this some time ago, but there were zero comment about
> >>>> usefulness or
> >>>> feasibility (I don't know how easy it is to become a Wikipedia
> editor).]
> >>>
> >>> I think I've commented on this (or maybe I wanted to, but forgot it
> ;-). My
> >>> thoughts on this: do it! :-) Anybody can edit wikipedia pages. You
> don't
> >>> even need a user account for it. There are some exceptions to this
> rule,
> >>> but I don't think the pages you have in mind fall into this category.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> Regards,
> >>>> Gilles
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
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