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From Louis Suárez-Potts <lui...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [WWW] Australian OO site
Date Fri, 06 Apr 2012 21:37:59 GMT
Rob,
I'd suggest rather than "normalizing" one simply approaches the site owner and talk: inform
them of the new order, as it were. 

Louis

On 2012-04-06, at 13:36 , Rob Weir wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 1:28 AM, Ian <ian@amham.net> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> 
>> I found this http://www.openoffice.org.au/ is it part of the Apache World
>> .. or should it be? I can't see how recent it is, but it should probably be
>> brought into line with the current world?
>> 
> 
> It is not hosted at a domain that we control. But the domain name
> "openoffice.org.au" would probably suggest to the visitor that it is
> affiliated with the project.
> 
> But it also has a disclaimer at the bottom of the page that says
> "OpenOffice.org.au is an independent website assisting with the
> promotion, marketing and distribution of the world renound
> OpenOffice.org Office Productivity Suite." and also "OpenOffice.org is
> a registered trademark".
> 
> It uses the project's trademarks, including name, and logos.  But it
> links back to our site for downloads and community. The site owners
> are also monetizing the page via advertising.
> 
> So the practical harm to our users is much less than those sites that
> offer the users adulterated versions of OpenOffice.org downloads.  I
> think this is something we can "normalize" once we define a standard
> community logo that can be used more freely than our official project
> logo.
> 
> -Rob
> 
>> Cheers,
>> 
>> Ian


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