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Re: April Fools? :)

From: Jordan Pagels <jordan@realeyes.com>
Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2013 02:34:30 -0600
Message-ID: <CA+w3VhjwwXbYJJ0JO==8GPLcAiFgs0-4hm+CF2epDGtUXiUVMA@mail.gmail.com>
To: PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com>
Cc: pdsouza@about.com, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
We could also do something like this,

http://dabblet.com/gist/5279981

though it seems like it would be quite a bit more labor intensive... (Also,
it's kind of rough on dabblet)

so the straight gist is here:

https://gist.github.com/designerJordan/5279981


On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 2:06 AM, PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hehe. That is funny.
> We can have a blog post that says - hey, we are approaching our beta
> milestone and with a beta milestone, comes a new design, appropriate for
> the golden age of the web and that you can check out a preview at
> beta.webplatform.org (which simply redirects to the page to which you
> linked).
>
> (Is anyone else feeling a bit uncomfortable discussing this in a public
> mailing list that actually exposes the gist before it happens?)
>
> ☆*PhistucK*
>
>
> On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 11:00 AM, Jordan Pagels <jordan@realeyes.com>wrote:
>
>> Definitely a fan of the idea.
>>
>> I personally am always a fan of the mid-90's angelfire/geocities webpage
>> style (I might have made one with lots of those little flame gifs when I
>> was about 12, though I'll never fully admit to it... ), that would look
>> something like this:
>>
>>
>> http://wonder-tonic.com/geocitiesizer/content.php?theme=1&music=3&url=webplatform.org
>>
>> Though I was thinking more something with the whole blinking-stars-gif
>> background, and the little, yellow, under-construction guy that seemed so
>> ubiquitous back then. You know, since we are still building and all. ;)
>>
>> Anyway, that's my idea here on March 31st. I'd be happy to help with any
>> implementation that I could though. Though I think it's going to be April
>> 1st in New Zealand pretty soon...
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 12:50 PM, Patrick D'Souza <pdsouza@about.com>wrote:
>>
>>>  We could start a viral meme :)
>>>
>>>
>>> On 03/30/2013 02:36 PM, Lea Verou wrote:
>>>
>>> Are we going to do anything for April Fools on Monday? It might be good
>>> PR. Perhaps a blog post or something? Any ideas? Obviously, we don’t have
>>> time for something that requires a lot of work.
>>>
>>>  Lea Verou
>>> W3C developer relations
>>> http://w3.org/people/all#leahttp://lea.verou.me ✿ @leaverou
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
>>
>>
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>
>


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