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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Notes on branding
Date Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:17:12 GMT
On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 12:35 PM Greg Chase <greg@gregchase.com> wrote:

> Thanks for doing the audit.
>
> The Geode PPMC has noted the finding in the wiki with our site.
>
> However, we'd like to see a good example of a compliant website.
>
> The branding guidelines do not address feedback such as "logo in footer" or
> "disclaimer is buried deep or below the fold".
>

Yes, this is part of the pending work.  It seems as though there's a divide
on how prominent incubator branding needs to be.


>
> Considering the Geode web design was forked from another TLP, is it
> possible that some of the feedback is a bit arbitrary?
>

Nope.  If it came from a TLP, the TLP wouldn't need to comply with
incubator branding rules.  Specifically, TLPs are assumed to be vetted
releases that don't carry the disclaimer.


>
> Otherwise maybe all incubating projects should have the same website
> template, and then be free to evolve their design once they graduate to
> TLP.
>
> -Greg
>
> On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 7:37 AM, Shane Curcuru <asf@shanecurcuru.org>
> wrote:
>
> > John D. Ament wrote on 6/29/16 7:36 AM:
> > > Hey guys
> > >
> > > I'm starting to go through the podlings to identify branding issues.
> > > Touched the first 12 projects, for those that had websites, 4 were not
> > > within branding requirements.
> > >
> > > I'm not sure if other scan give a hand here on contacting podlings,
> but I
> > > went through Airflow -> Fineract, and contacted Airflow, Atlas, Beam
> and
> > > Blur.  Otherwise I'll continue to churn through contacting projects.
> > >
> > > John
> > >
> >
> > Thanks for the good work!  Please do report back - here or to
> > trademarks@ - about your progress and how PPMCs respond.
> >
> > In particular, any feedback on our published policies/guidelines is very
> > important.  As we scale, we need to ensure that most podlings can figure
> > out the right thing to do from the docs, and not as much from direct
> > pushes by our volunteer mentors and IPMC folks.
> >
> > Separately, a long-term project of mine is to ensure the branding bits
> > on the incubator site are clear and point to the right parts of the
> > formal trademark policies here:
> >
> >   http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/resources
> >
> > - Shane
> >
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>

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