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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: References to "Apache OpenOffice"
Date Sat, 23 Jun 2012 20:01:47 GMT
On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 3:55 PM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
> 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.
>

There is more than one way to make it right, so it might be worth a
quick discuss on ooo-dev.

Or if you are in a JFDI mood, the live copy is here:

https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/ooo/site/trunk/content/openofficeorg/images/get-it-here/en.png

Regards,

-Rob

>
>>
>> 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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