[acawiki-general] SOPA/RWA "blackout"?

Mike Linksvayer ml at gondwanaland.com
Thu Feb 23 19:31:33 EST 2012


Time long ago. I thought of updating it awhile back but must have
gotten lost doing "research" for an update to remember to do it. Taken
down.

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 16:12, Jodi Schneider <jschneider at pobox.com> wrote:
> As Dcoetzee has suggested [1], perhaps it's time to take down the SOPA
> banner.
>
> Who can do this?
>
> -Jodi
> [1] http://acawiki.org/index.php?title=AcaWiki%3ASOPA-RWA&action=historysubmit&diff=7623&oldid=7557
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 9:23 PM, Mike Linksvayer <ml at gondwanaland.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 01:44, Daniel Mietchen
>> <daniel.mietchen at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> > Round-ups on RWA can be found at
>> > https://plus.google.com/u/0/109377556796183035206/posts/QYAH1jSJG6L
>> > and
>> >
>> > http://scienceblogs.com/confessions/2012/01/around_the_web_some_posts_on_t_1.php
>> > and
>> > http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/hoap/Notes_on_the_Research_Works_Act ,
>> > and I am trying to update and expand
>> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Research_Works_Act as things unfold (help
>> > welcome; traffic stats:
>> > http://stats.grok.se/en/201201/Research%20Works%20Act ).
>>
>> There are plenty of good roundups. What I haven't found is a good
>> take-action site along the lines of americancensorship.org or many
>> other anti-SOPA sites. I'll see if any of those people are planning to
>> do similar against RWA, but please day if I am or do miss the obvious
>> destination to link to.
>>
>> > As for line breaks, did you try
>> > <br />
>> > ?
>>
>> Spacing, not breaks. Made "STOP SOPA ..." big with font-size:500%
>> which makes line spacing also huge, which is supposedly controllable
>> with line-height:
>>
>> <p style="color:#FF0000; font-size:500%; text-align:center;
>> line-height:60%">STOP SOPA ☣ STOP RWA</p>
>>
>> Of course <p> could be replaced with <span> followed by <br/> but then
>> centering has no effect.
>>
>> For some reason when rendered in the sitenotice area, the spacing is
>> worse than previewed on http://acawiki.org/MediaWiki:Sitenotice
>>
>> Anyone knows how to make look better, please let me know.
>>
>> Mike
>>
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