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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AOO Web Logos?
Date Sat, 31 Mar 2012 16:06:11 GMT
On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 7:06 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 12:19 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > On 03/30/2012 06:20 AM, drew jensen wrote:
> >
> >> 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/Application+Branding>
> >>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/**confluence/display/OOOUSERS/**
> >>>>> AOOLogo+proposal<
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOOLogo+proposal>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/**confluence/display/OOOUSERS/**
> >>>>> Logo+Proposals<
> 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<
> 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.
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> > Well I would be happy to do an actual PROPOSAL with Lazy Consensus from
> > among the following 3 logos on:
> >
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/**confluence/display/OOOUSERS/**Logo+Proposals<
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Logo+Proposals>
> >
> > * the first logo under the heading
> > 1.1 Proposed banner logo for the main web site
> >
> > * or either of the orb-centric proposals
> > 2.1 Orb Centric Proposal Logo #1,
> > 2.2 Orb Centric Proposal Logo #2
> >
> >
> >
>
> I'd recommend starting a new "[Proposal]" thread if you want to seek lazy
> consensus on this, so it is not buried in this thread.
>
>
done! this was my intention all along....I've referenced this thread.

baby steps.

>
> >
> > Rob, given your explanation, I'm assuming we would keep the
> "(incubating)"
> > wording next to the logo as we have now.
> >
> >
> As HTML text, yes.
>
>
>
> > Re your other comments...the "Coming soon" logo does sound like a
> > nice/worthwhile idea. Something we can work on soonish...
> >
> >
> >
> With current progress on the AOO 3.4 builds, it might be too late for a
> "coming soon" logo.  We can probably go straight to the "download" or "get
> it here" logo,   Drew has some examples of these on the wiki as well.
>
>
>
> >
> >>
> >>
> >>>>> -Rob
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>>
> >>>> ------------------------------**------------------------------**
> >>>> ----------------------------
> >>>> MzK
> >>>>
> >>>> "Women and cats will do as they please,
> >>>>  and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
> >>>>                                                                    --
> >>>> Robert Heinlein
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>
> >>
> > --
> > ------------------------------**------------------------------**
> > ------------
> > 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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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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