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> On Dec 8, 2013, at 9:42 AM, Rohit <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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> +1
>> On 08-Dec-2013, at 5:45 am, Ted Dunning <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>
>> Interesting opportunity.
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Benedikt Ritter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> 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 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Send from my mobile device
>>
>>>> Am 06.12.2013 um 18:11 schrieb sebb <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
>>>>
>>>>> On 6 December 2013 14:11, Duncan Jones <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>>> On 6 December 2013 12:51, Benedikt Ritter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>>> 2013/12/6 Gilles <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>>>>
>>>>>> 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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