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From "Tony Wu" <wuyue...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [OT] Congratulations to Guys on Feb'23!
Date Sun, 24 Feb 2008 15:20:58 GMT
On 2/22/08, Nadya Morozova <nadinem@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'd like to congratulate men on the *Defender of the Fatherland Day*!
> Wishing you all the well: health, wealth and worldwide recognition!
> For those unfamiliar with this Russian holiday, The Defenders' Day [1] used
> to be "The Red Army Day" to commemorate the first victory of Red Army over
> the Kaiser's German troops in 1918. Despite its rich historical background,
> the holiday has shifted into  a more generic "Mens' Day" celebration. On
> this day, it's customary to congratulate all men you know and allow them do
> manly things they like - beer drinking, football watching, arm wrestling, or
> whatever it takes to be a man :) The holiday also mirrors the 8th of March,
> which is the International Women's Day [2].

Men! congratulation to you all!

> As a small token of teamwork, we've come up with a badge/logo thing you can
> print out, set as desktop background image, or post on your own custom-made
> badge. Note the "three-year" hint in the signature: this year on May'18
> we'll celebrate three years since Apache Harmony was accepted in the
> Incubator!
> Here's the PDF [3]. Please write to me directly if you wish to receive a
> vectorized copy and tweak it. Nobody said I'm any kind of a designer, so
> suggestions on improvement are very welcome :)
Cool! I really want to have a T-shirt with this badge in this summer :)

> [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defender_of_the_Fatherland_Day
> [2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Women%27s_Day
> [3] http://people.apache.org/~nadinem/harmony_circle.pdf
> --
> Cheers,
> Nadya Morozova

Tony Wu
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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