Open-source telecom t-shirts

Robin Coxe coxe at close-haul.com
Fri Oct 19 14:14:51 UTC 2012


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CustomInk.com (US)
CafePress.com (US-- the first print on demand site, expensive)

On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 10:09 AM, Alexander Chemeris <
alexander.chemeris at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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