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From Worthy LaFollette <wort...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] Stack Overflow are offering free open source adverts - should we partake?
Date Sun, 08 Dec 2013 23:46:49 GMT
Any publicity is supposedly good publicity...

Ok, this is just a side opinion.  My thought is that who will manage this
effort?   What is the goal?  And how will you measure any effect?

Regards,

Worthy


On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 3:36 PM, Rajika Kumarasiri <
rajika.kumarasiri@gmail.com> wrote:

> +1. It sounds good.
>
> Rajika
>
>
> On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 11:27 AM, Jacques Nadeau <jacques@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > I can see if we can get someone here at MapR to come up with a couple
> > banner ads and share them.  Others from the community who are graphically
> > inclined are also welcome to try to come up with something.  Then we can
> > survey here on thoughts about which one we should post.
> >
> > How does that sound?
> >
> > J
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 10:43 PM, rohit sharma <rohit0286@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > 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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