[Evangelism] PyCon Japan 2012 and Plone

Matt Hamilton matth at netsight.co.uk
Wed May 23 09:02:32 UTC 2012


On 23 May 2012, at 07:19, Mark A Corum wrote:

> I think the idea of a contest to drive new users to Plone is a good one.  But trophies? Not good.  I work at a university and work with students every week with campaigns.  They see trophies as a joke - artifacts of old time thinking with about as much attractiveness as an eight track or cassette tape.  Please don't date Plone as old and tired in this way.
> 
> When dealing with competitors to whom acceptance means jobs, money, etc - this is just a bit weak.  There are much better, more forward thinking ways to recognize excellent work.  We should do this - but in a BIG way with some serious recognition.

And as if by magic…. just announced...

http://www.ploneconf.org/news/plone-innovation-awards-2012

Mark… you might want to check with them about trophies!

-Matt

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