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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: Moving ahead with the AOO logo and rebranding
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2012 17:08:24 GMT
On Wed, 2012-01-04 at 17:49 +0100, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
> On 1/4/12 5:18 PM, Dave Fisher wrote:
> >
> > On Jan 4, 2012, at 7:34 AM, drew wrote:
> >
> >> On Wed, 2012-01-04 at 11:10 +0100, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
> >>> On 1/3/12 11:08 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
> >>>> On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 11:15 AM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>
  wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> A month ago Drew sent a logo proposal to the ooo-marketing list.
 It
> >>>>> has been discussed and iterated on that list.  The current state
of
> >>>>> the proposal is on the wiki:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOOLogo+proposal
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Personally I think this is fine work, and since we've received no
> >>>>> counter-proposals in the last month, we should go ahead and update
the
> >>>>> splash screen and website with the new logo.  That's my opinion.
> >>>>> However, others have suggested we take a RTC approach to this. 
So be
> >>>>> it.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Please review the logo proposal on the above wiki page.  If you
have a
> >>>>> counter proposal now, or if you intend to make a counter-proposal
but
> >>>>> need more time, then please speak up.  But if there are no other
> >>>>> proposals, then we have lazy consensus.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Considering that some project members may still be on vacation,
I'd
> >>>>> like to leave this open for another full week.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> -Rob
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> These are wonderful! I'm not subscribed to the marketing list so I hadn't
> >>>> seen the full suite until just now.
> >>>>
> >>>> For the install graphic, I would prefer :
> >>>>
> >>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/download/attachments/27832565/Image_aooi.bmp?version=1&modificationDate=1324462312000
> >>>
> >>> i would prefer this one, but i am not sure about the URL. Shouldn't it
> >>> be www.openoffice.org as the main entry point from the perspective of a
> >>> user who simply install it wherever it comes from (download, magazine
> >>> CD, promotion USB stick, ...)
> >>>
> >>> @Drew, can you help to prepare one for the SDK as well?
> >>
> >> Howdy,
> >>
> >> yes I can do that - Ok, reading the thread then I will go ahead starting
> >> today and finish, I guess two sets of graphics
> >> One set of final logo art for both web and print.
> >> One set of art for the code, based on the design, such as the image
> >> referenced above.
> >>
> >> I have time to do this straight through, so I can't see taking more then
> >> this week.
> >>
> >> There are a number of references in the earlier thread to images in the
> >> code base, maybe covering everything needed I will look at those and put
> >> up a proposed replacement, for each, to the wiki page as produced, folks
> >> can give a quick review and afterwards I'd check them into svn - sound
> >> right?
> >
> > While you are at it please have a look at http://www.openoffice.org/product/index.html
> 
> wow, a perfect example where a complete rework would be very useful for 
> the overall user experience.
> 
> As a first step i think we can skip the image map and can point to the 
> next product page where of course are also some changes necessary to 
> remove or replace the application icons.

I would agree with this - seems that product.html should be index.html
and just eliminate one superfluous page view and click.

//drew




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