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Re: SWAD-Europe postcard picture

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2003 07:22:17 -0400
To: "Dickinson, Ian J" <Ian.Dickinson@hp.com>
Cc: "'Libby Miller'" <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>, public-esw@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030425112217.GD8944@tux.w3.org>

* Dickinson, Ian J <Ian.Dickinson@hp.com> [2003-04-25 12:12+0100]
> From: Libby Miller [mailto:Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk] 
> > Do people have a preference for one style over the other?
> > Could you let us know today if possible? We need to specify 
> > the map as soon as possible in order to get postcards printed for www2003.
> Can't say I'm particularly grabbed by either of them, but if you have to
> pick one I'd go for the map, not the globe.  Is there any reason it has to
> be geographically accurate?  Perhaps a schematic, analogous to the London
> Underground map of London, would allow you to convey the sense of spatial
> distribution without getting hung up on the scale problem. Of course, you
> may not consider that a helpful suggestion given the short timescale :-)

One advantage of being geographically accurate is it simplifies our lives when we
try to plot SW researchers, groups, events etc on the map...

I prefer the map to the globe, fwiw.

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