[UbuntuWomen] International Women's Day -- Competition!

Amber Graner akgraner at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 05:26:31 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 5:01 PM, Melissa Draper <melissa at meldraweb.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 12:26 -0500, vid wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 07:54, Melissa Draper <melissa at meldraweb.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > It's not over yet though. There are still more things that need sorting
>> > out! We are still without a way to allow everyone to review the stories
>> > for the community choice prize. This needs to be accessible and fair --
>> > preferably a way that doesn't unfairly benefit one entry over the other.
>> > Does anyone have an idea of how we can do this?
>> Instead of emailing the stories, why not ask all the participants to
>> use their UW-wiki-page to post their story. That would kill the
>> suspense of reading their entries beforehand, but its the most open
>> way I can think of.
> That's a knowledge hurdle. I know that I have issues with the wiki some
> days. A complete newbie is going to as well, but may not be able to get
> past that. Email was the option that required the least technical
> knowledge.
> This also doesn't answer how we'll manage the voting in a way that
> doesn't favour any story by, for example, being the first in a list and
> hence read by/voted on/recommended by more than the story last in a
> list.
> An incremental reveal (which having contestants post on the wiki would
> be) is going to benefit one over the other in a *big* way. This isn't
> first in, best dressed.
>> > We also need some way to present all these stories once they've been
>> > collected and voted. The winners will be showcased, but *all* the
>> > stories we are collecting will be published. What are your suggestions
>> > for this?
>> The winner's story gets featured on the Fridge. Would that work?
> For the winner showcasing, yeah. I am hoping to showcase the winners
> much more than just like that, though!
> Still doesn't answer how we're going to publish *ALL* the stories we are
> collecting.

What about pdf's linked to the wiki?
> We have server space to host html and a wiki (which would be prone to
> being tampered with by trolls, that'd be rather discouraging :-/). We're
> looking for ways we can display every story we collect, not just the
> winners.
> Thanks for the ideas. Keep them coming.
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