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From "Dennis E. Hamilton" <dennis.hamil...@acm.org>
Subject RE: Logo request for website listing money saving software links
Date Fri, 17 Feb 2012 21:25:59 GMT
+1 

 - Dennis

(It reminded me that there were different rules for the "best viewed using XXXX, download
it now" buttons and that had me smile.  I am not suggesting any sort of parity here.)  

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Rist [mailto:andrew.rist@oracle.com] 
Sent: Friday, February 17, 2012 09:16
To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: Logo request for website listing money saving software links

+1

On 2/17/2012 8:43 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
> A request has come to the private list, asking permission to use the
> logo for a website.
>
> The request is not very detailed, but it looks like the link would be
> directing back to us for a download
>
> IMHO we would be well served by having two logos:
>
> 1) One that clearly identifies the AOO product and is used only for
> our official websites, authorized releases, etc.    It is like our
> corporate seal (if we had one).  It is a mark that indicates the
> authenticity of a product of this project, whether a software release,
> a website, a press release or whatever.  We want there to be no
> confusion that when this logo is used, it vouched for the source of
> the item to which the logo is affixed.  The source is the Apache
> OpenOffice project.
>
> 2) One or more other logos, perhaps based on the first, but distinct.
> Maybe a "Get Apache OpenOffice" logo, or similar. This would be a
> "friend of the project" logo, a "I<heart>  AOO" logo, or "Powered by
> AOO"or similar that could be used more freely, with the only
> requirement  being that the logo must always link to our homepage (or
> download page?) and to nothing else.
>
> The nice thing about this approach is we can issue a blanket
> permission statement on the 2nd logo
>
> -Rob


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