[Clipart] SOM Banners Contest Result
jon at rejon.org
Thu Sep 20 14:07:27 PDT 2007
I took down the contest notice on the main page...cheers...
On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 14:01 -0700, Jon Phillips wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 21:25 +0100, Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves wrote:
> > And so it ends.
> > I will not lie and say the contest was a success: it wasn't. But I
> > would like to thank Jon Phillips and the OCAL for once again hosting a
> > contest for SOM, and I would like to thank the people who
> > participated.
> Yes, thanks...for another contest, should iron out any technical
> problems before the launch of the contest...
> > Personally, after the contest we had months ago to create a logo for
> > SOM, I had high expectations. If not better submissions, I expected a
> > similar level of quality. I suppose I either failed to promote the
> > event properly, or these days young graphic designers have no desire
> > to promote themselves by actually creating public work for everyone to
> > see how good/bad they are.
> I think a combination of both...in the future just need to make sure
> everything is working prior to launch of a competition...
> > Regardless, let's go to the final results.
> > All entries to the contest may be found at . Not at , which was
> > supposed to be official page to see all entries (it's a 404), I guess
> > due to a bug in the software, or the database, or the settings, or
> > Goddess knows what. At .
> Well, we should never ever launch a contest before the technical side is
> sorted out...I'll underline that...we shouldn't hack it, or create an
> alternate way...probably better to not launch a competition than to
> launch a broken one...
> > First place goes to Tomosaur for his  entry and mcol for his/her  entry.
> > Thank you both for participating. I have contacted you through the
> > OCAL mailing system to get details on who you are, so that I may
> > credit you appropriately. If you did not receive such message,
> > contact me.
> > Finally, I have taken down the upload form, the contest sidebar menu,
> > and cleared the wiki page. I still found no way to clear the contest
> > entry on the "Important News" in the home page. I guess someone will
> > get to that.
> Cool, thank IVO for launching contests and look forward to doing more in
> the future, and lets sort out the tech side first...
> > Alright, be seeing you.
> > -Ivo
> >  http://openclipart.org/media/tags/som_banner
> >  http://openclipart.org/SOMbanners/view/contest/entries
> >  http://openclipart.org/people/Tomosaur/Tomosaur_Spreading_Open_Media.svg
> >  http://openclipart.org/people/mcol/mcol_som_banner_02.svg
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