Difference between revisions of "20th birthday"

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* Contact old-timers and drag (some of) them to QtCon
 
* Contact old-timers and drag (some of) them to QtCon
 
* Get a 20 anniversary design for kde.org
 
* Get a 20 anniversary design for kde.org
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* Kate got this year [https://kate-editor.org/2010/08/15/kate-history/ 15 years old] (cf. [https://kate-editor.org/2011/08/11/kate-turning-10-years-old/ Kate gets 10 years old]), and Kate is available on Windows as standalone application
 
* ... your idea here
 
* ... your idea here
  

Revision as of 17:37, 3 June 2016

KDE will celebrate its 20th birthday on 14th of October 2016. It all started with this email.

Brainstorming

We should ...

  • Organize big birthday parties all over the world
  • Use the Akademy group pictures to make a timeline for each Akademy attendee
  • KDE1 theme for Plasma
  • Grand total of commits/bug reports/bug fixes per person
  • Sell signed limited edition KDE software release
  • Promo video, showcased as primary part of KDE.org homepage. Showing examples of KDE software in use all over the world.
  • Party with major press, not only tech invited, to show KDE to world
  • Update behindkde.org with more content
  • People/Organizations behind KDE videos/documentaries
  • Do a special event at QtCon where we invite relevant people from KDE's history, have a series of brief lightning talks from them, record them, celebrate
  • Do an interview with the founders of KDE at the original place where it happened (it supposedly was a table in the cafeteria)
  • Publish articles about KDE's birthday in the relevant magazines and news sites
  • Provide a press kit for "20 years of KDE"
  • Contact old-timers and drag (some of) them to QtCon
  • Get a 20 anniversary design for kde.org
  • Kate got this year 15 years old (cf. Kate gets 10 years old), and Kate is available on Windows as standalone application
  • ... your idea here

Feel free to take any task, your help is very welcome!

Adopted Tasks

  • Lydia pokes people to send trivia questions
  • Lydia compiles articles about Past, Present and Future of KDE.
    • Testimonials from people born 20 years ago, preferably KDE/FOSS users
    • Write an article about what KDE produced in the last twenty years
    • Testimonials from other open source projects
  • Lydia requests data visualization projects
  • Thomas Pfeiffer contacts Tyson & Jens to come up with a 20 anniversary konqi
    • We can provide printable posters
    • ¿cakes design?
    • T-shirt?
  • Helio collects live CDs or installed virtual machines with old version of KDE software and make them runnable in the browser

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