[Foundation-l] January 15 retro?

Ziko van Dijk zvandijk at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 6 18:02:28 UTC 2011

Me too. Using the old logo is emphazising the cohesion of Wikipedia as
one project. On other occasions there can be other logos.

Kind regards

2011/1/6 KIZU Naoko <aphaia at gmail.com>:
> I support Lodewijk and Delphine. Wikipedia 10 logo is fine, but it's
> less impulsive.
> 2011/1/6 Delphine Ménard <notafishz at gmail.com>:
>> On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 1:59 AM, MZMcBride <z at mzmcbride.com> wrote:
>>> Steven Walling wrote:
>>>> "The other Wikipedias weren't started on that date, so they have nothing to
>>>> celebrate or commemorate."
>>>> The anniversary is not just about English Wikipedia. If this was just
>>>> English Wikipedia's celebration, there certainly wouldn't be more than 100
>>>> events organized in dozens of countries and on every continent except
>>>> Antarctica.
>>> That's incredibly poor logic. Only the English Wikipedia is going to be ten
>>> years old on January 15, 2011. If people around the world want to throw
>>> parties for the English Wikipedia's tenth anniversary, they're of course
>>> free to. But that doesn't change the facts, even if people will be partying
>>> in six of seven continents. Don't be silly.
>> If we're gonna go the silly route, I'm happy to say that as a French
>> living in Germany, I couldn't care less what dates the French and
>> German Wikipedia were actually "online". What's fun here is that there
>> was a time when there wasn't Wikipedia, and there was a time when
>> suddenly there was Wikipedia.
>> So yep, I'd say go for retro and agree with Steven, should be retro
>> and not Wikipedia 10 mark (people will have thought we have changed
>> our logo). Or some kind of wikidoodle thing that someone comes up with
>> quick (I hope Google is making their own Doodle for us ;)), but that
>> should be on ALL Wikipedias, not just on the English one. It only
>> makes sense if it's everywhere and has wordlwide impact.
>> And I go with Lodewijk. Man, if there are ways of partying twice,
>> let's go for it!
>> Delphine
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