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So you think YOU are involved in Lotusphere...

Thu 12 Jan 2006, 10:20 PM

by Ben Langhinrichs
If you don't know what this means,
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see the key below.  Until today, I didn't have the first spot, the Speaker icon, but I have been given (OK, nobody was fighting me that hard for it) the 9:00am Thursday morning slot in the ISV Theater for die-hards who didn't let Sea World get to them to come see The Making of the Sessions Database and other expounding on how the Midas Rich Text LSX works.  Of course, I will have no voice by then after three days alone at a booth.  Should be fun.  In the meantime, I think I am the only person with all seven icons, although I need to check to be sure.

Oh yes, that key:

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What has been said:

424.1. Wild Bill
(01/12/2006 11:59 PM)

Ben - I think you should also go for some visual indication of that persons approximate size.

For instance, vertical bar - | - could mean you - a very tall person. Whereas lowercase "o" - o - could mean me - a very short round person.

I think only Wes Morgan should qualify for the "Capital O".

Whaddaythink ? It makes identifying people at a distance far easier, and a single character takes up far less space than a photoshopped JPEG...


---* Bill

424.2. Ben's Daughter
(01/13/2006 09:12 AM)

C.U.L.T. shirts? Can I get one?

424.3. Nathan T. Freeman
(01/16/2006 03:04 AM)

How come being an participant means you get the HIPPO icon? Are you trying to imply something there, Ben? HUH? ARE YOU!??!?!??!


424.4. Ben Langhinrichs
(01/16/2006 04:18 AM)

Nathan - Why, of course, it means that you are large with virtue, replete with giving to the community, enormously helpful (I feel like Oscar Wilde in a Monty Python sketch).

Actually, I never could figure out what animal that represented. A hippo? Really? It is just one of my favorite view icons, so I reserved it for my one of my favorite organizations (one that couldn't come up with a small OpenNTF symbol on request that is)

424.5. Steve Sterka
(01/18/2006 06:12 PM)

Ben, give yourself an icon for being a Beacon Award finalist.