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From Dorte Fjalland <dortecasacon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Corinthia website is up and running
Date Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:03:02 GMT
On 23 December 2014 at 12:14, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:

> On 23 December 2014 at 11:58, Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org> wrote:
>
> >
> > On 2014-12-23 11:55, jan i wrote:
> >
> >> On 23 December 2014 at 11:31, Daniel Gruno <humbedooh@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>  +0:
> >>> Please put the logo proposal in a separate thread, it's quite an
> >>> important
> >>> matter and should not be hidden inside a web site thread.
> >>>
> >>>  I have no problem with a separate thread, but to me,
> website/fb/twitter
> >> and
> >> Logo are tightly connected. If the logo changes (apart from stylish
> >> changes) the main picture should also change.
> >>
> > They are, but only the logo is a trademark issue, and thus it needs a
> > separate thread.
> >
>
> Trademarks issues is a whole different discussion, where we have to start
> with a name search (see status page) to get the name accepted, it does not
> seem correct to have the logo accepted before the name.
>
> There has been some debate on general@i.a.o when it is appropriate for a
> podling to start discussing trademarks, and to me it seemed to be something
> to be done when we are close to graduating.
>
> The owl is hand drawn by dorte, based on a photo taken and modified by
> dorte, so seen from that point there are no conflicts in terms of
> trademarks....it is of course a different matter whether or not the
> community like it.
>
> but as I just wrote in a separate mail, if you or others feel it should be
> discussed separately it is not a problem for me.
>
>
> >
> >> So you can say we have 2 discussions in this thread. The general
> >> layout/content of web/fb/twitter (menus, responsive design etc), and the
> >> graphical layout (logo and pictures).
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>  As for comments; I like the overall idea, but the logo itself is a bit
> >>> blurry/grainy, especially at a low resolution.
> >>> If we could stylize it as a vector image, it would be much better. If
> >>> Dorte does not have the time for this, I'd gladly look into doing it.
> >>>
> >>>  Dorte tried something like that, but did not like it. Feel free to
> play
> >> around with it. The idea was to give the impression of a hand drawn owl
> >> (which it really is) instead of a machine made perfect owl.
> >>
> > Is there a place where I can get the original own image? in high
> > resolution?
> >
>
You are welcome to give it a try. I will mail the xcf file to you. Please
note that it is the image used for the cover pic and is it not for public
use.

>
> The original OWL image is the background picture. Dorte printed that out on
> a big paper...put a transparent paper above it, and draw the logo, so it
> has the exact same form as as the owl on the picture, then she did a lot of
> magic with it in her graphic programs.
>
> I have not checked what dorte committed to the site, but if she has
> something of higher resolution, then I will ask her to mail it (and also
> make sure it is somewhere in our repo).
>
> rgds
> jan i.
>
> >
> >
> >>  Shouldn't we also put our IRC channel on the web site?
> >>>
> >>>  The IRC channel was a very fast decision. Not saying it was a bad
> >> decision,
> >> it was not, but before promoting it, I would like  to hear more
> opinions.
> >>
> >> I have no problem with having a IRC channel, provided someone is
> prepared
> >> to hang in there...an empty channel or non-responsive channel is for me
> >> not
> >> a good sign.
> >>
> >> Personally I use google hangout/skype/hipchat a lot more and do not have
> >> IRC started 24/7. But that is just my view, how do the community feel ?
> >>
> >> rgds
> >> jan i.
> >>
> >>
> >>  With regards,
> >>> Daniel.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 2014-12-22 22:11, jan i wrote:
> >>>
> >>>  Hi
> >>>>
> >>>> Are there really none who has an opinion about this logo suggestion
?
> >>>>
> >>>> I would have thought we should have a lot of opinions. I for one like
> >>>> the
> >>>> home page and the suggested logo.
> >>>>
> >>>> rgds
> >>>> jan I.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On 21 December 2014 at 23:33, Dorte Fjalland <
> dortecasacondor@gmail.com
> >>>> >
> >>>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>   Hi,
> >>>>
> >>>>> The Corinthia website <http://corinthia.incubator.
> >>>>> apache.org/index.html>
> >>>>> has been published and is ready for comments, critique, suggestions
> >>>>> etc.
> >>>>> The site has a frontpage with just a few words about what Corinthia
> is
> >>>>> about and that volunteers are welcome onboard.
> >>>>> There is a community tab with a How to contribute text and a
> >>>>> Contributor
> >>>>> guide text inspired by other incubator project websites. Then there
> is
> >>>>> a
> >>>>> Learn more tab with a text about Corithia history, description,
goal,
> >>>>> etc.
> >>>>> The Documentation tab is meant to link to the Wiki. All texts need
to
> >>>>> be
> >>>>> worked on/revised by people who have the knowledge. Changes to the
> site
> >>>>> will be made after New Year.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> The FB page and Twitter accounts have got the same banner/cover
as
> the
> >>>>> website and you are welcome to Like/Follow them.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Please check out the site on your mobile devises to see how the
> >>>>> responsive
> >>>>> design works.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Look forward to hearing from you.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Regards
> >>>>> Dorte Fjalland
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> <http://www.jandorte.com/>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >
>

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