[okfn-labs] Open Knowledge Labs Badges

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Wed Jan 21 06:23:26 UTC 2015

Just wanted to acknowledge work by Dan (and Mike Chelen) here to add this
feature in and generally moving this forward!

On 20 January 2015 at 11:16, Daniel Fowler <me at danfowler.net> wrote:

> Hi all,
> There have been various conversations recently around issuing badges as
> recognition for Labs members’ roles and achievements.  Now before you say,
> "badges? we don't need no stinkin' badges!" [1], you should know that a few
> of us have already rigged up a simple system that displays badges on
> members' pages based on Jekyll member attributes (example:
> http://okfnlabs.org/members/rgrp/ ).  Badges (essentially, Font Awesome
> 3.2.1 icons superimposed on a badge-shaped png) we’re currently issuing are
> listed here: http://okfnlabs.org/join/#get-recognized .  We're looking
> for ideas for other types of roles and achievements we should recognize
> with a pretty badge.  Check out these GitHub issues for more info:
> https://github.com/okfn/okfn.github.com/issues/278 - new roles and
> achievements

Also to help discussion, here are examples of possible new roles and


   - Project Contributor - contribute to one or more of the Labs projects
   (i.e. on projects page)
   - Project Lead - atm i don't think we distinguish from contributor


   - Website fix - you have submitted at least one pull request to improve
   the website
   - (Made a) post to forum or mailing list [in some specified time period]
   - ....


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