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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Renaming of OpenOffice.org
Date Mon, 17 Oct 2011 22:46:00 GMT
Am 10/18/2011 12:13 AM, schrieb Kay Schenk:
> I think we went through this QUITE some time ago, and decided to leave
> the branding -- i.e. OpenOffice.org -- as is.
>
> Please see discussions with subject "Refactoring the Brand" back in July.
>
> I will make an attempt to document this on the wiki so it doesn't come
> up yet again.
>
> The bottom line was the feeling that OpenOffice.org is quite a
> well-known brand and we wanted to preserve that.

I remember that we have decided (so far) to use a new name for the 
official software release but also to keep the OpenOffice.org brand to 
promote the software to the users and therefor to keep a 
well-established and well-known brand.

Marcus



> On 10/17/2011 03:04 PM, floris v wrote:
>> Op 17-10-2011 23:54, Ian Lynch schreef:
>>> I propose that we rename OpenOffice.org Apache OpenOffice and
>>> abbreviate it
>>> to ApacheOO or AOO and trademark each of those terms. At the same time
>>> invite submissions for a new logo or logos based on these terms with a
>>> deadline of end of November after which the PPMC decides it by vote.
>>>
>> You could also consider Apache Office, as all Apache software is open
>> source. But maybe that's too far away from the original.

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