Proposal: "Desktop of the Week" Gallery
amerigena at gmail.com
Wed Jun 12 10:42:19 UTC 2013
Would also be willing to help with this, if any is necessary.
On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 9:04 AM, Bruno Benitez <gridcube at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>> > > 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
>> > 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
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