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Re: [Debconf-team] Volunteer to design DC14 thank you ad?

Hello all,

Please indicate if this the right way. New suggestions?

What is the deadline to close?




- Valessio Brito

2014-09-11 3:14 GMT-03:00 Brian Gupta <brian.gupta@brandorr.com>:
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 6:30 PM, Richard Hartmann
> <richih.mailinglist@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Valessio,
>>> See: http://debconf14.debconf.org/become-sponsor.xhtml
>>> Silver (1x and 1 color), Gold (2x) and Platinum (4x).   In attachment
>>> the map align.
>> Makes sense!
>>> I suggest simplifying the color of Silver sponsors to avoid visual confusion.
>> Not so sure about that... With my FOSDEM hat on, I have seen sponsors
>> react very badly when they perceive to be "cheated" out of what they
>> paid for...
>>> Accept suggestions for photos or composition of the thank you message.
> Thanks for working on this!! Overall feedback, is that the ad is
> attractive, but I really do think it needs to fulfil the purpose of
> "thanking the sponsors".
> I think the visual separation using color vs B&W is *probably* fine,
> if that's the best way to make it clear.
> Perhaps a variant of the text from DC13 ad? [1] I looked for older
> ones but couldn't find them. (I'm sure they are in git, but call me
> lazy, as I never really migrated after repo splits.)
> I'm also wondering if we need to somehow acknowledge the media
> sponsors themselves in the ad? Anyone know what has has been done
> historically?
>> As to photo: I have none; did you look through the debconf annex?
>> Else, Flickr etc might hold generic "Portland" photos which fit.
>> As to message: I don't think we really need one; I like the minimal
>> style. It's obvious what we mean, really.
> I disagree. Remember this ad is going to appear in a Linux magazine
> with no explanation. At first readers will be confused and think we're
> advertizing the conference, and then maybe if they look closely see
> that the date has already passed, and then they'll probably be
> perplexed as to what the purpose of the ad is. We really need to be
> clear that we are thanking the sponsors, even if it comes at the cost
> of some beauty of the ad.
> -Brian
> [1] - http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/debconf-data/dc13/artwork/LinuxMagazineAd/Ad.png?view=co

> Profissional de inovação
@valessiobrito / +55 (71) VALESSIO

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