Open-source telecom t-shirts

Alexander Chemeris alexander.chemeris at gmail.com
Fri Oct 19 14:09:47 UTC 2012


On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 5:57 PM, Robin Coxe <coxe at close-haul.com> wrote:
> Hello UmTRX list.   We've started a discussion about open source telecom
> t-shirts.   From Alexander:
>
> I think we should start making t-shirts to support open-source telecom
> (and our project). I've posted a call for ideas in my Russian blog -
> please contribute! In English too!
> http://openbts.chemeris.ru/2012/10/reklama-open-source-telecom/
>
>
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 8:42 AM, Alexander Chemeris
> <alexander.chemeris at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 4:24 PM, Robin Coxe <coxe at close-haul.com> wrote:
>> > How about a visual Open Source Telecom T-shirt?
>>
>> Yes, that would be great!
>>
>> > Icon of a cell phone + Open Source Hardware Logo =  Smiley Face or some
>> > similarly happy icon
>>
>> Hum, i don't like equations like this, but we could play with this idea.
>>
>
> Just the first thought that popped into my head.  I'm not overly attached to
> it.   I'm sure someone can up with a better visual representation of Open
> Source Telecom.

Looking forward for more responses! :)

>> > It would require no translation....  Or you could print Open Source
>> > Telecom
>> > (I would not hyphenate) in Russian, English, French, Spanish, Swahili
>> > etc. on the back.
>>
>> Problem is that at least in Russian there are no really good good
>> translation for "open-source". :(
>>
>
> You should create a word.

Thinking more, I think we could use "Открытое ПО" in Russian. Have to
find out this in other languages.

>> > Also, avoid black and white t-shirts.
>>
>> You mean background color? Why?
>> I love white t-shirts :)
>>
>
> Yes, background color.  I like white t-shirts too, but I always spill coffee
> on them.  A slightly darker shade, say grey, masks stains.

Great reasoning! :)

-- 
Regards,
Alexander Chemeris.
CEO, Fairwaves LLC / ООО УмРадио
http://fairwaves.ru




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