[Foundation-l] Wikipedia Logo - errors

Mark Williamson node.ue at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 20:30:39 UTC 2007

Usually, no response means nobody cares, not "it got lost in the
tubes, please post again until people tell you to stop."

(who added the subtitle for that very logo in PS for about a gazillion

On 13/06/07, quiddity <blanketfort at gmail.com> wrote:
> I posted this to foundation-l and wikipedia-l a week ago, with no
> response, so am now reposting to those, plus wikien-l.
> *There are at least 2 major character errors in the current Wikipedia
> puzzle-globe logo (Devanagari and Japanese), and other minor problems
> (antialiasing, misplaced accents, more?).
> *[[User talk:Ambuj.Saxena/Wikipedia-logo]] is the most centralized
> discussion/link compilation that I know of. (There's even a petition
> at that link's projectpage)
> *Nohat has explained the problems with correcting the errors. But
> noone seems to have a solution.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Ambuj.Saxena/Wikipedia-logo#Changing_this_one_thing_is_not_simple_and_is_not_the_solution
> *'''Somebody with patience and brains (there are many
> ramifications/implications, from the practical to the legal, to be
> considered), and either delegating or computer-graphics skills, needs
> to adopt this problem as a personal mission, lest it remain unsolved
> for another year'''.
> (copied from [[Wikipedia:Village pump (technical)#Wikipedia Logo - errors]].)
> It's been mentioned at various VPump pages, relevant userpages, and
> metapages, over the past few months, to no avail. I'm not sure
> how/where else to get this issue the attention it seems to need (and I
> don't have the background to spearhead the effort). Any assistance
> would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
> Quiddity
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