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From Abhilash Krishnan <abhilashk....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Flex logo contest page publish [Last Detail - thoughts]
Date Sun, 08 Jan 2012 16:38:39 GMT
I don't really agree with Randy! Open Source is crowd or community
collaboration initiative. Open source evolves through community and the
contribution involved. Here nobody is dictating terms. You are at peace to
involve and contribute. Open source demands involvement and contribution
from the community (You mentioned it as community). You may be best logo or
graphic designer in the world unless you won't share your designs nobody is
demanding you. Hence please understand the histrionics of open source and
please be involved.

Abhilash

On 8 January 2012 16:31, Randy Troppmann <randy.troppmann@gmail.com> wrote:

> As a professional designer I am ethically opposed to sites like this for
> the purpose of crowd sourcing graphic design. If you go this direction you
> will find that designers like me will not participate for this very reason.
> And these are the people you need involved. If you go down this road you
> will tarnish Apache Flex among the design community. I can't state this
> strongly enough. In this community we have ample supply of excellent
> graphic design expertise who are stoked to contribute.
>
> - Randy
> On Jan 8, 2012 2:41 PM, "Michael Schmalle" <mike@teotigraphix.com> wrote:
> >
> > Quoting Jeffry Houser <jeffry@dot-com-it.com>:
> >
> >> On 1/8/2012 9:19 AM, Michael Schmalle wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> logo designers need to submit there work via the list any way.
> >>
> >>
> >>  I generally think it is a bad idea to force logo designers to subscribe
> to this mailing list to submit entries. Is there a way to post to the list
> w/o being subscribed?
> >
> >
> > I agree and you know I didn't even think about the fact they have to
> subscribe, that is adding a barrier for sure. Honestly, I don't have an
> answer for this in my head.
> >
> > We could agree on a couple people that have public emails anyway and the
> logo creators could contact us through email and then we would post on the
> list there information. Then I would transfer that to the site with other
> submissions.
> >
> >
> >>> I was thinking about Monday morning putting the contest up. I was
> agreed 1 week from the day the contest is posted on the website.
> >>
> >>
> >>  From a PR Perspective, everyone is busy on Monday morning, recovering
> from their weekend haze.  Post on Tuesday if you want to get noticed.
> >
> >
> > I'm not really saying I'm "in charge" of PR, just that putting the actual
> contest rules on the website for people to copy and paste into communities
> and social networks they see fit. Does this make sense?
> >
> > Mike
> >
> >
> >
>

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