When you open source a project, you might be surprised by some of the uses people find for it.

A while ago we found out that The Times were using Sir Trevor in ways that really impressed us when we met them to find out what they had been up to.

Yesterday, NiemanLab wrote about how The Times' development team is embracing Open Source to maximise their productivity. One of the projects they haven't yet released, but have started to talk about is Deck, a modular system to build emails. Some of the functionality is built using Sir Trevor. Who would have thought that a block based editor that was built for ITV News editorial tools would become part of a tool to build responsive emails?

We get some visibility of the creative uses through our active maintenance of the project issues in GitHub and monitoring Twitter mentions. However, it appears for now the most interesting uses are probably hidden in people's own projects.

If you are using Sir Trevor in interesting ways, we'd love to hear about it. Get in touch and tell us more.

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