News and notes

News and notes

Noam Cohen of The New York Times noted errors in typography on the Wikipedia globe logo, and the difficulty in correcting these errors. The article includes quotes from Jimbo Wales, Paul Stansifer, the creator of the original logo, David Friedland (Nohat), who refined the image and introduced the errors noted, and Kizu Naoko (Aphaia).

Norwegian chapter formed

In an announcement on Sunday, Jon Harald Søby announced that Wikimedia Norge was officially founded. Bylaws were approved, and will be submitted to the Chapters committee for approval.


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I tried fixing the big Wikipedia PNG logo to correct the errors pointed out by the New York Times. Take a look at [1]. Thue | talk 12:22, 26 June 2007 (UTC)[reply]

The dot above the Omega is missing there. (It wasn't present at the NYT's image either.) --32X 01:39, 1 July 2007 (UTC)[reply]


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