[ubuntu-web] Countdown banners chosen

Emilio López buhitoescolar at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 19:30:41 BST 2009

2009/9/29 Matthew Nuzum <matthew.nuzum at canonical.com>

> Hello, things are moving along at an amazing rate... every time I look
> at the clock it's tomorrow!
> So it's time to implement a countdown banner. As has been our
> tradition in recent times we've picked two. I won't say that one is
> first place and the other is second place, we like them both.
> The ring of stars from thorwil (column b)
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Website/KarmicCountdownBanners?action=AttachFile&do=view&target=countdown_09-10_glow.png
> And Andrew H's spotlight:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Website/KarmicCountdownBanners?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=andrewhs-design-1.png
> Andrew H, we'd like to ask you to make a minor revision to your
> countdown then ask if you'll be able to submit the full set of images.
> The revision is move "days" below the number and make it "days to go".
> This will allow it to look more centered. Also, is it possible to move
> the spotlight lower in the frame so that the bottom isn't as dark? If
> you have any questions, jump onto #ubuntu-website chat on freenode and
> either I (newz2000) or kwwii can discuss it.
> Andrew and thorwil: please send me details on how you want
> attribution. Typical is your name how you want it to appear to the
> world and a link to your blog, website, portfolio or whatever.
> If people in the community want to assemble an animated banner based
> on Thorwill's "pulse" slides I'd be happy to publish it. The pulse
> should appear as one continuous image moving from the right to the
> left with the animation pausing briefly as each frame arrives at the
> center. It should end with the countdown image of thorwill's ring of
> stars. As in the past, this should be snappy and it should not loop.
> Just go through once and end.

I will try to do it, though I don't promise anything. This are the "pulse"
slides right?

> If your favourite slides were not among the two sets chosen, please
> let me know. If you'll do the work to get them organized so taht they
> fit the pattern of the other slides we've published in the past I'm
> happy to upload them to the website for syndication purposes.
> Thanks for the contributions!
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