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