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Re: April Fools? :)

From: Jordan Pagels <jordan@realeyes.com>
Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2013 02:40:45 -0600
Message-ID: <CA+w3Vhhf9TRaJ2yyrWXkrBm+tsBneKkbJ17WzEuvMzbzMi9x=g@mail.gmail.com>
To: PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com>
Cc: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, pdsouza <pdsouza@about.com>, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Which is kind of hilarious in this context, but probably a good plan.

Also, the CSS Man At Work is pretty impressive. #justSayin


On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 2:38 AM, PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com> wrote:

> And a fallback for non modern browsers?
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> ☆*PhistucK*
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> On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 11:33 AM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
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>> 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:
>>
>>  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
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, Mar 31, 2013 at 2:00 AM, Jordan Pagels <jordan@realeyes.com
>>> <mailto: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<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
>>>     <mailto: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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