[typo] Themes in Typo - fundraiser

Justin Palmer typo at isolated-designs.net
Sun Jul 24 18:53:32 EDT 2005


I think we should start something on fundable.org.  This is exactly  
the types of things it was built for.

On Jul 24, 2005, at 10:13 AM, Tobias Luetke wrote:

> Hey Robby,
>
> Thanks for bringing this to the ML.
>
> Lets do it. Themes are the missing part in the puzzle. slaird is
> working hard today on the theming engine. Once its up we should use
> this to get us a slashdotting.
>
> We recently registered domains for typo as well.
>
> www.typosphere.com/org and www.typocosmy.com/org can now be used for a
> proper home page.
>
>
> On 7/24/05, Robby Russell <robby at planetargon.com> wrote:
>
>> Just starting a thread... :-)
>>
>> Some people in #typo earlier were discussing some ideas of how to  
>> get a
>> bunch of themes added to Typo. One idea was to hold a contest where
>> people would submit their themes and the winner would win a prize.  
>> One
>> prize idea was an iPod. This would cost less than $400, so the Typo
>> group would need to get some money together to pay for this.
>>
>> If 40 people offer $10, then we could do this. If 20 people offered
>> $20... you get the idea.
>>
>> So, what if we put together a website for Typo, setup some neat ajax
>> stuff that people could put on their site that would show how much  
>> money
>> has been raised so far, etc... and then work on setting up rules  
>> for a
>> theme submission contest.
>>
>> It's nothing new in the open source community and it seems to have  
>> been
>> a good way to accomplish this sort of thing before. I think it'd be a
>> good idea.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>> ..it's late, bed time.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> -Robby
>>
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