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Re: April Fools? :)

From: PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2013 11:38:16 +0300
Message-ID: <CABc02_LYBO_Qps6VCJVtTpn54jMwAmuz9z5Zpr5kUknpE2rDTg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: Jordan Pagels <jordan@realeyes.com>, pdsouza <pdsouza@about.com>, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
And a fallback for non modern browsers?


☆*PhistucK*


On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 11:33 AM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:

> Hey, folks-
>
> Shortly before launch, we had the notion that we should put up a modern
> homage to great gifs of the past, specifically the "man at work"/"under
> construction" sign:
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>  http://codepen.io/joshnh/pen/**ohbHl <http://codepen.io/joshnh/pen/ohbHl>
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> We dumped the idea because of some concerns about the image it would send,
> but maybe we should put this on the main page for April Fools?
>
> Regards-
> -Doug
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> On 3/31/13 4:03 AM, Jordan Pagels wrote:
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>> Forgot to attach them to the last email, but I dug up a few gifs if
>> anybody wanted to play.
>>
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>> On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 2:00 AM, Jordan Pagels <jordan@realeyes.com
>> <mailto:jordan@realeyes.com>> wrote:
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>>     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<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...
>>
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>>     On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 12:50 PM, Patrick D'Souza <pdsouza@about.com
>>     <mailto:pdsouza@about.com>> wrote:
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>>         We could start a viral meme :)
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>>         On 03/30/2013 02:36 PM, Lea Verou wrote:
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>>>         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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