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From drew jensen <drewjensen.in...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AOO Web Logos?
Date Fri, 30 Mar 2012 13:20:47 GMT
On Fri, 2012-03-30 at 08:03 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 7:56 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 11:34 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > > What is the latest thinking on the AOO logos?
> > >
> > > There is some great material on the wiki:
> > >
> > >
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Application+Branding
> > >
> > > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOOLogo+proposal
> > >
> > > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Logo+Proposals
> > >
> > > Drew did a lot of initial work here.   But it is not clear to me
> > > whether we have a final recommendation, whether the work is ongoing,
> > > etc.
> > >
> > > If we have a design that is considered the one to go with, could
> > > someone propose it as the official logo, so we can see if there are
> > > any objections?  It would be good to get some closure on this.
> > >
> >
> > yes, I know...I am rather late to this party.
> >
> > I would be happy to make a proposal to adopt the first banner on
> >
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Logo+Proposals
> >
> > as the "official" web logo, and actually make this change, but...
> >
> > where are we with the "incubating" business. Would we have this in addition
> > to the current "incubating" logo which we currently have or ???
> >
> > I probably have missed other discussions about the "incubating" topic.
> >
> >
> 
> The incubation requirement is that we have "(incubating)" on the *page*
> along with the podling disclaimer.  We're not required to have
> "(incubating)" in the logo.  In fact, some of us have recommended that we
> do not put "(incubating)" in the logo.  If we can have a "clean" logo
> without that, then we can use the same logo after we graduate.

well, all the artwork I've submitted and I've said this before, is setup
up with layers - just open it, hide or remove the layer named
'incubating' and it's gone.



> 
> 
> >
> > > Also, I'll feel a little artistic this week, after doing that timeline
> > > ;-).   So next I'd like to then take the logo design, and create two
> > > variations that we can use to inform users about the 3.4 release.
> > >
> > > -- a "coming soon" webpage/blog logo that project supporters may put
> > > on their websites.  It would be linked to a page that we would host,
> > > with FAQ's on AOO 3.4, including information on signing up for the
> > > ooo-announce list, etc.
> > >
> > > - a "get AOO" logo, also for supports to use on their own websites.
> > > It would be linked to our download webpage on openoffice.org.
> > >
> > > The nice thing about this approach (which is used by many other
> > > projects) is we do not need to give blanket permission for anyone to
> > > use our main logo for any purpose.  And we don't need to have them ask
> > > permission for using our logo for these specific purposes. We provide
> > > a special purpose logo to be used for these common things.


> > >
> > > -Rob
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > MzK
> >
> > "Women and cats will do as they please,
> >  and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
> >                                                                    --
> > Robert Heinlein
> >



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