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Two weeks overdue...

[staff profile] mark
Happy Second Birthday to the Dreamwidth project!

The project was officially named and rolling on a small scale on March 29th, 2008 (that's when the domain was registered). So -- happy belated birthday, us.

Sometimes the project feels so new, I think that we're just in the beginning. We are definitely in the beginning of the project, but we're not so new as all that. We've been public for coming up on two years, actually, since it was announced June 11th, 2008.

Of course, it took us a year to get to the point where we were ready to take on users, so our first anniversary of Open Beta is coming up soon.

And this is me rambling a bit. Marking things down. I need to go back sometime and dig up the original emails that started it all and put them in here so that they are recorded and don't just disappear. There was some interesting discussion back then.
14.04.2010 10:31 pm (UTC)

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sharpest_asp: the DW logo 'D' surrounded by words (General: Dreamwidth)
Posted by [personal profile] sharpest_asp
I think it would be a very good idea to document it, and have it there to access for you guys.

Happy Birthday, DW. Keep being awesome.
14.04.2010 10:54 pm (UTC)

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aedifica: Me looking down at laptop (off screen).  Short hair. (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] aedifica
Happy birthday, Dreamwidth!
14.04.2010 11:33 pm (UTC)

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foxfirefey: Dreamwidth: social content with dimension. (dreamwidth)
Posted by [personal profile] foxfirefey
I am a horrible person, so when you write Marking things down, I make a pun in my head.
Edited 14.04.2010 11:34 pm (UTC)
15.04.2010 01:29 am (UTC)

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foxfirefey: Fox stealing an egg. (mischief)
Posted by [personal profile] foxfirefey
"I'll Mark you...WITH MY FIST!"
15.04.2010 05:51 am (UTC)

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blnchflr: Firefox - because you never saw a cute IE (Because you never see a cute IE)
Posted by [personal profile] blnchflr
Happy belated - it's incredible it's already so old (in internet time)!
15.04.2010 07:38 am (UTC)

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ten: Naked male torso (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] ten
Happy Birthday!
15.04.2010 09:48 am (UTC)

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afuna: Cat under a blanket. Text: "Cats are just little people with Fur and Fangs" (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] afuna
*cheers* Happy belated birthday, Dreamwidth project. So happy to be here <3

(I for one am curious about what the emails say, exactly! I have an idea of how they probably go from hearing you and D at storytime, but I'd love to see the actual emails *g*)
15.04.2010 10:01 am (UTC)

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denise: Image: Me, facing away from camera, on top of the Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome (Default)
Posted by [staff profile] denise
biz was registered 4/25/08, so two-year anniversary of that is coming up...
15.04.2010 12:06 pm (UTC)

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azurelunatic: A glittery black pin badge with a blue holographic star in the middle. (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] azurelunatic
Yes! My documentation addict would be very happy!
15.04.2010 01:27 pm (UTC)

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turlough: dreamsheep, My Chemical Romance logo from Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge ((dw) dreaming of music)
Posted by [personal profile] turlough
Happy belated birthday!
15.04.2010 02:18 pm (UTC)

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princessofgeeks: (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] princessofgeeks
YOU ROCK!!!!!!
15.04.2010 03:35 pm (UTC)

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pauamma: Cartooney crab holding drink (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] pauamma
So you'll get Marked all red?
15.04.2010 03:37 pm (UTC)

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pauamma: Cartooney crab holding drink (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] pauamma
"It's people like this who make you realize how little you've accomplished. When Mozart was my age, he had been dead for 2 years." --Tom Lehrer.
15.04.2010 04:17 pm (UTC)

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blnchflr: Umm… Yeah. I meant to do that. (I meant to do that.)
Posted by [personal profile] blnchflr
I don't even want to know how young Mozart died - no, seriously, don't tell me :oD !!
18.04.2010 03:43 am (UTC)

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lanterne_rouee: cheering about dreamwidth \o/ (dw yay)
Posted by [personal profile] lanterne_rouee
happy belated birthday!
20.04.2010 05:20 pm (UTC)

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gushi: (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] gushi
Wow, 3/29 is my birthday :)
27.04.2010 05:45 pm (UTC)

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iridesce: iridesce57 lj icon (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] iridesce
It has long been my belief that origin stories, be it Superman or my son's, are very powerful.

Rereading emails of Linus' ' here's what I did, what do you think? ' or EFF's founder's " How do we educate the FBI " bring physical rushes when realizing what they led to.