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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: old colored vs new monochrome icons
Date Fri, 16 Dec 2011 12:58:48 GMT
On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 11:14 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton <orcmid@apache.org> wrote:
> Ahem:
>
>   The names "OASIS", "OpenDocument", "Open Document Format"
>   and "ODF" are trademarks of OASIS, the owner and developer
>   of this specification, and should only be used to refer to
>   the organization and its official outputs.  OASIS welcomes
>   reference to, and implementation and use of, specifications,
>   while reserving the right to enforce its marks against
>   misleading uses.  Please see
>   http:www.oasis-open.org/who/trademark.php for above [sic]
>   guidance.
>
> From the Notices front matter, p.3 of Open Document Format for
> Office Applications (OpenDocument) v1.1, OASIS Standard,
> 1 Feb 2007.
>
> The same notice appears in the ODF 1.2 specification documents.
>

I don't see a misleading use here, Dennis, so long as the application
that uses these icons has the required notices, per their trademark
policy.

Als note that these icons were discussed and reviewed at length by the
OASIS ODF Adoption TC.

-Rob


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis E. Hamilton [mailto:dennis.hamilton@acm.org]
> Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2011 17:44
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: old colored vs new monochrome icons
>
> For what it's worth Part II: I just checked the installed-icon sizes of all
> the LibreOffice ones, and they do just fine without any letters or wording on
> them at all.  (They don't have the extra-large ones that will be shown if
> available on Windows 7, so one of the smaller one appears at that size
> instead.)
>
> I assume if ODF "branding" is used, those icons can be used by any
> ODF-supporting implementation?
>
>  - Dennis
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis E. Hamilton [mailto:dennis.hamilton@acm.org]
> Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2011 17:26
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: old colored vs new monochrome icons
>
> For what it's worth, absent some sort of conformance test for ODF documents, I
> am not that thrilled to see OpenOffice provide icons that may suggest a bit
> too much alignment with the ODF specifications.
>
> (I was similarly distracted when the OOoAuthors decided to become the
> ODFAuthors, but what they write about is OpenOffice.org and LibreOffice at the
> user level.)
>
> I'm not sure OASIS would be pleased either, but I have no interest in pursuing
> that question.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pedro Giffuni [mailto:pfg@apache.org]
> Sent: Thursday, December 15, 2011 15:24
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: old colored vs new monochrome icons
>
>
> --- Gio 15/12/11, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> ha scritto:
> ...
>
>>
>> Just a heads up - I've started coloring the current
>> monochrome set also,
>
> COOL! Thanks for letting us know!
>
>> I;m taking a very minimalist approach - sometime over the
>>
>> There really is two simple ways that I see
>> - one just change the ODF box
>
> I think just changing the ODF box would be fine, but it's
> a great idea to modify only the big scale icon first
> to see how it looks.
>
> Pedro.

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