[Twisted-Python] Don't Thread On Me t-shirt proposal

Laurens Van Houtven lvh at laurensvh.be
Wed Oct 20 18:09:25 EDT 2010

On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 11:37 PM, Glyph Lefkowitz
<glyph at twistedmatrix.com>wrote:

> On Oct 20, 2010, at 5:10 PM, Laurens Van Houtven wrote:
> Hi!
> 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,
> Twisted
> <http://twistedmatrix.com/>
> Building the Engine of Your Internet

Yep, definitely.

> (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!)

+1, sounds good, not sure if that's feasible since I have no idea how many
names that are

Another option: "No communication without asynchronization!"

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