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From Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <orwittm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: New icons proposed for version 3.4
Date Mon, 23 Jan 2012 09:33:35 GMT
Hi,

On 23.01.2012 09:40, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
> On 1/22/12 11:45 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
>> I don't know how many people monitor Bugzilla, so I'm reposting here a
>> proposal for new icons for Apache OpenOffice 3.4 (I merely noticed it in
>> Bugzilla, I'm not involved with it at all):
>>
>> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=118820
>>
>> The icons can be seen at
>>
>> http://0dd0ne.deviantart.com/gallery/?offset=24#/d2dw9dt
>>
>> and they look rather nice to me. They would be suitable for Apache
>> OpenOffice 3.4 too, since they still use the previous design elements
>> (those currently used in Apache OpenOffice trunk) but add a fresher
>> look. Any thoughts? I would only discuss the six application icons for
>> the time being, and only focus on the design, not licenses or
>> permissions (read the issue for those, and we can investigate further if
>> we decide to give the proposed icons a try).
>>
>
> I am not sure if we should do that for 3.4. Reverting the icons back to the
> former well accepted icons was ok and a necessary step. But if we intend to do
> some more branding rework for a 4.0, then I would prefer to keep the current
> icons. We don't have any pressure here and we can focus on such a rebranding
> after the 3.4. Important from my pov is the overall goal of the rebranding and
> that it is consistent in all branding elements we want to change.
>

I agree here with Jürgen.

All the branding items of our project should be consistent. There is no need 
from my point of view to hurry through the rebranding for AOO 3.4. Let us aim 
for the release following AOO 3.4 for these rebranding tasks.

Best regards, Oliver.

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