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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: References to "Apache OpenOffice"
Date Sat, 23 Jun 2012 19:55:46 GMT
On Sat, 2012-06-23 at 15:42 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 2:59 PM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2012-06-23 at 19:43 +0100, Nick Kew wrote:
> >> On 23 Jun 2012, at 19:37, Nick Kew wrote:
> >>
> >> > Nor what appears on planet.apache.org, featuring the article that first
struck me
> >> > as using the name in a way I wouldn't expect when I read it in my feed
reader:
> >> > http://www.robweir.com/blog/2012/06/pache-openoffice-34-downloads.html
> >>
> >> Following that link in a browser I see there's also a nice but questionable
logo:
> >> http://www.robweir.com/blog/images/get-aoo-300x100-cf.png
> >> If PR are OK with that then fine, but I find it surprising.
> >>
> >
> 
> With reference to the Podling Branding Guide [1] , the requirement is
> that the product be called "Apache OpenOffice".  That is the name.
> Nothing else.  But we're also required to "mention that the project is
> under Incubation".  There is more than one way of doing that.  Also,
> "These statements only need to be disclosed upon the first reference
> in a document."  IMHO, we've done that for the blog posts as hosted on
> ASF servers.  But it is not clear if or how we control other parties
> tweeting links.  But I assume if someone feels strongly about
> controlling things at that level they will propose a way.
> 
> [1] http://incubator.apache.org/guides/branding.html
> 
> 
> > hmm - I suppose you are correct, it shouldn't have the feather and
> > should have the incubator tab - right?
> >
> 
> Actually, we did approve that logo as a PPMC as part of a download
> promotion program:
> 
> http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/get-it-here.html
> 
> We ran that by VP Branding as well.  I could be wrong, but my
> impression was he approved as well.

So what, it is still wrong and I can fix it easy enough.


> 
> The PPMC does not control the Apache.org home page.  If the ASF
> decides to aggregate posts from the committers planet, then maybe that
> should come with a disclaimer?  Or bring in just the project blogs,
> not the committer blogs?  I could be talking about anything on my
> blog: OpenOffice, beer. satantic rituals, bagpipes, perhaps all at
> once.   It probably should not automatically all be promoted to the
> ASF home page.
> 
> As for the project blogs, maybe we should just enhance the aggregator
> logic on the ASF home page?  For example, Google+ gets does it well,
> pulling in the blog title along with the post title.  Se here:
> https://plus.google.com/u/0/114598373874764163668/posts/ZiRcwog5cDJ  .
> 
> If you try to fix it in the content itself, then you end up with
> suboptimal results for Google+ and other places that do bring the blog
> title along, ending up with something like "5 Million Downloads of
> Apache OpenOffice (incubating) : Apache OpenOffice (incubating)" which
> looks sloppy.
> 
> -Rob
> 
> > //drew
> >
> >
> >
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