Proposal: "Desktop of the Week" Gallery
gridcube at gmail.com
Tue Jun 11 13:04:43 UTC 2013
I like this idea aswel, I proposed something similar before, and went as
far as to create a deviantART account for it. I'm up to manage and review
submissions there too.
I don't know about other sites, like flirck or reddit, but I can manage the
deviantART one :)
2013/6/11 Dave <dave at reklan.co.uk>
> I agree, I think this would a great idea.
> One of the things that originally got me into linux years ago, was a
> similar idea, that SuSe and Mandrake had when they would share their users
> desktops screenshots.
> I would gladly volunteer to review submissions ( call me a geek, but i
> enjoy looking at how people setup their own desktops, and i grab ideas for
> my own.)
> Dave Pearson
> > On 11 June 2013 at 02:05 Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph <lyz at ubuntu.com>
> > On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 12:04 AM, Joan Advincula <mj.advincula at gmail.com>
> > > I don't exactly know how to write a formal proposal but as I have been
> > > informed, given my interest in Xubuntu.org having a Desktop of the
> > > gallery, I should inform the team about it in some form of a proposal.
> > Thank you for taking the time to write this! I've been super swamped
> > with work lately so just getting to reply to this now...
> > > I propose that there be a "Desktop of the Week" screenshot gallery in
> > > Xubuntu.org.
> > >
> > > It doesn't have to be center-stage for all Xubuntu screenshots but it
> > > be nice if it could sit right on the homepage. Not the entire gallery
> > > just the particular desktop for the week. It should occupy the same
> > > that the official Xubuntu screenshots is now occupying.
> > >
> > > If not, the gallery could be placed in this page:
> > > http://xubuntu.org/screenshots/, right next to the official Xubuntu
> > > screenshots gallery.
> > >
> > > As to how to gather the needed screenshots, we'd first have to gather
> > > from you guys, the Xubuntu dev team, then the general Xubuntu
> > >
> > > Before the first of the feature is ever published, we need to be able
> > > gather up enough images, then we can keep going.
> > >
> > > If there's a different person required for maintaining this gallery
> > > the person already maintaining the official screenshots, I would
> > > volunteer.
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > I think this is a great idea, some comments about what I think we'll
> > 1. Submission method
> > This can be flickr, deviantart, "email so-and-so" - or a combination
> > of these things. This would be a submission for review, not something
> > that would automatically be put up on our site.
> > 2. Submission guidelines
> > Some people put some pretty offensive stuff on their desktops as their
> > backgrounds :) We'll want to write up some guidelines to make sure
> > people know their screenshots should Safe For Work and make sure those
> > who volunteer to review understand these guidelines.
> > Also included in this should be a license, confirmation that they have
> > permission to share the background image (either they own it or the
> > license of the image allows it to be shared as part of a screenshot)
> > and their agreement that we can use their screenshot on our website.
> > 3. At least 2 people who can volunteer to review submissions and
> > commit to providing submissions to the web team for putting them up on
> > the site in a timely manner.
> > And I'd suggest we start off saying "Featured desktop" rather than "of
> > the week" since we all get busy and I could easily see the weekly slot
> > slipping :)
> > --
> > Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph || Lyz || pleia2
> > http://www.princessleia.com
> > --
> > xubuntu-devel mailing list
> > xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/xubuntu-devel
> xubuntu-devel mailing list
> xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the xubuntu-devel