Re: [Debconf-team] Volunteer to design DC14 thank you ad?
I think they're both great! I don't have a strong preference for
either, so I hope others will weigh in?
On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 11:29 AM, ValessioBrito <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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 <email@example.com>:
>> On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 6:30 PM, Richard Hartmann
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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?  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
>>> 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.
>>  - http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/debconf-data/dc13/artwork/LinuxMagazineAd/Ad.png?view=co
>> Profissional de inovação
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