Create countdown banners for Intrepid:
The banners will be made available from 30 days prior to release on October 30th.
There is no issue with making a number of these available. It is not desirable to use the code name for Ubuntu 8.10. Ubuntu is for everyone, for novice users especially and Intrepid Ibex is 'insider-speak', great for our internal reference but exclusionary to new arrivals.
Other than that - go for it - the more creative the better.
8.04 countdown for syndication -
note that it is too big for most sites - should have been a standard banner size like 180x150 (standard sizes can be found here)
8.04 countdown for ubuntu.com -
designed to mate against the masthead banner on the homepage
7.10 countdown for syndication -
7.10 countdown for ubuntu.com -
Put your ideas here
Here are my suggestions:
I just learned that the banners above isn't the right size. So I've made some new ones in 180x150 px
Here is my suggestion:
Comment from nealmcb: thorwil - I love the counting by hands approach - very human!
It might be too esoteric or difficult to lay out, but would also be cool in other ways, to use Sign Language, which takes fewer hands: http://www.dummies.com/WileyCDA/DummiesArticle/Counting-on-Numbers-in-Sign-Language.id-1972.html ---
Thorsten Wilms | email@example.com | http://thorwil.wordpress.com
Here are two banners that I've done...
Some more - Updated 7-Sep-08
Look here for more counter http://www.the-pc-board.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=1636
Website/IntrepidCountdownBanners (last edited 2008-09-21 07:55:22 by host109-109-dynamic)