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Re: [ALL] Stack Overflow are offering free open source adverts - should we partake?
Ted Dunning 2013-12-08, 17:20
Sounds great.  What message should people try to convey?

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> On Dec 8, 2013, at 8:27, Jacques Nadeau <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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> 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
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>> On Sat, Dec 7, 2013 at 10:43 PM, rohit sharma <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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>> Awesome stuff... I think we should go for this.
>>
>>
>>> On Sun, Dec 8, 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.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
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