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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] Logo contest for Commons?
Date Sat, 02 Aug 2014 15:32:49 GMT
Great, thank you for taking the lead on that.

Gary


On Sat, Aug 2, 2014 at 11:11 AM, Benedikt Ritter <beneritter@gmail.com>
wrote:

> I'll create an issue and promote the contest as soon as I have some time
> for that.
>
> Benedikt
>
> Send from my mobile device
>
> > Am 02.08.2014 um 08:22 schrieb Duncan Jones <duncan@wortharead.com>:
> >
> >> On 19 July 2014 05:04, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> On 7/18/14, 1:55 AM, Benedikt Ritter wrote:
> >>> Hi all,
> >>>
> >>> the Apache Commons project currently does not have it's own logo! We
> are
> >>> simply reusing the Apache logo with the feather. I even remember a guy
> from
> >>> legal say, that they don't like it very much when projects reuse the
> Apache
> >>> feather for their logo.
> >>
> >> Huh?  Httpd just has a feather and their name.  Our current logo is
> >> the feather *plus* the name with the little tm thingy.  Seems
> >> perfectly legit to me as a logo.
> >>
> >> That said, this is a do-ocracy, so anyone who wants to propose
> >> something different, more power to them.
> >>
> >> Phil
> >
> > I wanted to use the logo last year [1] in an advert on Stack Overflow
> > to drive more developers towards Commons projects (see [2] for the
> > 2014 H2 competition). Because of the usage of the Apache Feather,
> > there was debate over whether the Commons logo could be used without
> > further permission. In the end I opted for safety and emailed our
> > trademark folks for some input. Sadly I received none and the advert
> > idea died.
> >
> > I would be in favour of a new logo that we can use freely.
> >
> > Duncan
> >
> > [1] http://markmail.org/message/jgs4ucfmu2orlcia
> > [2]
> http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/260377/open-source-advertising-sidebar-2h-2014
> >
> >>>
> >>> The log4j2 project did a very successful logo contest where they
> collected
> >>> ideas for a new logo and finally picked the best proposal [1].
> >>>
> >>> How about we start our own logo contest for commons?
> >>>
> >>> Regards,
> >>> Benedikt
> >>>
> >>> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LOG4J2-316
> >>>
> >>
> >>
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