[Community] Growing the Community

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Thu Jun 13 19:28:08 CEST 2013

Am 13.06.2013 um 18:41 schrieb Lukas Märdian:

> Ah, I see.
> I've converted the text/font to paths in the SVG and created a PNG

This wnow works as expected.

> version as well. Both are attached.

I have updated all files on the web front page.

> And I've already put the "Member of the OpenPhoenux Community"-Button on
> my blog:
>  http://blog.slyon.de

Looks good!


> Regards,
>  Lukas
> Am 13.06.2013 18:16, schrieb Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller:
>> Am 13.06.2013 um 18:04 schrieb Lukas Märdian:
>>> Hi,
>>> this sounds like a nice idea!
>>> But the Logo (openphoenux.jpg) seems to be using a wrong font.
>> Hm. Not really a wrong font.
>> The SVG appears to use a font called "Sans" (which is not the same as "sans-serif") that is not installed in my machine:
>>         style="font-size:48px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;line-height:125%;letter-spacing:0px;word-spacing:0px;fill:#8b8b8b;fill-opacity:1;stroke:none;font-family:Sans"
>> So I never noticed that the designer did intend something else.
>>> The original SVG contained a sans-serif font, which gives a more
>>> symmetric appearance.
>> So it is more a bug that the text is not a vector graphics itself....
>>> I exported the SVG to a jpg, which contains the original font, maybe you
>>> could exchange the files? The jpg file is attached and has the same
>>> resolution.
>> Yes, looks better. Thanks! I will update everything.
>>> BR,
>>> Lukas
>>> Am 13.06.2013 16:48, schrieb Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller:
>>>> to help to grow the community I have made some extended
>>>> excerpt from the LinuxTag presentation which describes the
>>>> reasons why the world needs this community, what it is and
>>>> what its values are to give reasons why interested persons should
>>>> be a member. You can find it here (or linked on the top left
>>>> of http://www.openphoenux.org)
>>>> <http://projects.goldelico.com/p/openphoenux/downloads/get/OpenPhoenux.pdf> [1]
>>>> It is not enough that we have the document somewhere... It must
>>>> be actively used by those who never did hear about OpenPhoenux.
>>>> So please use this material when talking to people about our activities.
>>>> I think you could also do that by subscribing to relevant mailing lists
>>>> and fora and inserting it into discussions whenever it appears to be
>>>> appropriate. Sort of viral spreading of the word :)
>>>> Another means of attracting new community members can be
>>>> by using the Logo and linking to the openphoenux.org home
>>>> page. You can easily do that by inserting the following (or similar)
>>>> HTML into your personal home page, blogs or other publications
>>>> where you find it appropriate.
>>>> <table><tr><td align="center">
>>>> <a href="http://www.openphoenux.org">
>>>> Member of<br>
>>>> <img style="width: 100px"
>>>> src="http://www.openphoenux.org/images/openphoenux.jpg"><br>
>>>> Community
>>>> </a></td></tr></table>
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