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From Konstantin Boudnik <>
Subject Re: new bigtop website
Date Tue, 17 May 2016 16:58:14 GMT
Take it with as many graines of salt you want, but I don't think using logos
from someone's publicly available media kit for the purpose of referring to
the owner of it, requires any special permissions. But I'm not a lawyer.


On Mon, May 16, 2016 at 02:02PM, wrote:
> No official logo approval.  For having clear and concise communication about
> the project and what it provides to first time visitors feel that will be
> the most important part of the homepage.  We went through similar
> conversation bit over a year ago when working through the flyer design and
> the number one thing in most conversations, and presentation q&a's is
> usually along lines of "who is using it" and "what do you do with it".   The
> resounding way to communicate that has been to say "x,y,z use it as a base
> to build their distributions and custom component versions/packages...".
> I can take on task of getting approvals, and can add a related/dependent
> jira for the main site one
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Olaf Flebbe [] 
> Sent: Monday, May 16, 2016 1:50 PM
> To:
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: new bigtop website
> Hi Nate,
> I like the design very much! The big tents are very good!
> But I would refrain from using the logos in the "powered by" section.  Do we
> have have permissions to use these trademarks? AFAIK we do not.
> Olaf
> > Am 16.05.2016 um 22:12 schrieb
> > 
> > Hello Bigtoppers,
> > 
> > During some downtime I rekindled the effort for new site for the project.
> I based the initial design on ideas flushed out mid/late last year and
> borrowing from the bigtop flyer we have been using the past 12+ months at
> various events, as well as the workshop site/content I setup for some past
> conference related events.  As such, the content is all in flux, including
> menu at top, this is meant to get the ball rolling
> > 
> > Initial rev of design and homepage mock can be found here:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > It is currently setup as a github pages project.  Given some feedback on
> the list ways back with asf supporting it, and the great tooling around
> Jekyll, figured it was easiest for my dev and collaboration efforts.  As we
> get things finalized we can decide how the group wants to manage/host the
> new site
> > 
> > I am keeping notes that anyone who is interested in helping on content can
> add to:
> > 
> >
> Ideas
> > 
> > Most important I feel will be the Getting Started content which should
> fill in the average user(s) to carry out a lot of common tasks, centralizing
> the details.
> > 
> > I will update the old jira item with relevant content updates and we can
> use that for tracking the finer details and delivery.  The rest of this week
> will be some minor tweaks to design and fixing some cross browser and mobile
> related layout issues (mobile friendly on day 1 is the goal), as well as
> starting to flush out the template/framework for getting started content

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