[Twisted-Python] Don't Thread On Me t-shirt proposal
glyph at twistedmatrix.com
Wed Oct 20 17:37:25 EDT 2010
On Oct 20, 2010, at 5:10 PM, Laurens Van Houtven wrote:
> People following the IRC channel have probably heard about the t-shirt I'm trying to get printed. The idea isn't mine (it belongs to Mike Graham, aka papna), but he told me it's okay if I try to make a shirt out of it. Here's a proposal shirt: it's not *really* the idea that you buy this yet (but you're free to, of course) -- mostly so other people can see how it looks on a shirt.
> The shirt is intended as a parody of the Gadsen flag (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gadsden_flag). Hence the bright yellow color and lack of apostrophe in "dont".
> Feedback is welcome: do you think the layout or relative sizes should be changed? Is the apostrophe being missing okay? Is the font OK? It's currently Cardo, because Cardo is pretty and it's a serif font from the correct period. papna has raised the concern that the fine lines may not screenprint well, and I should use a more humanist typeface. People with Zazzle experience welcome to chime in there.
I'm a fan of Linux Libertine, personally (<http://www.linuxlibertine.org/index.php?id=1&L=1>), but I don't have much screen-printing experience.
I think there should be something on the back though. At the very least,
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(Now I'm thinking that, for PyCon, we could have an alternate version of the shirt, done up like a concert tour shirt, except instead of listing locales we could list all of the tickets closed as 'fixed' in 2010, for anyone who worked on a ticket this year. I don't know if there are too many to fit on the back of a shirt though!)
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