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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: "I want to stay informed about OpenOffice" option for the home page?
Date Fri, 04 May 2012 04:26:35 GMT
On Thu, 2012-05-03 at 23:55 -0400, drew wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-05-03 at 22:35 +0200, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
> > Am 05/03/2012 09:48 PM, schrieb Kay Schenk:
> > >
> > >
> > > On 05/03/2012 11:29 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
> > >> On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 12:44 PM, Kay Schenk<kay.schenk@gmail.com>
wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>> On 05/03/2012 09:43 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
> > >>>> One thing we don't have any more is that registration dialog from
> > >>>> OpenOffice.org. Does anyone recall what that used to do? For
> > >>>> example, did it sign users up for the announce@openoffice.org mailing
> > >>>> list?
> > >>>
> > >>> I don't recall the registration doing this...
> > >>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>> If so, since that is gone, we've lost the primary way for users
to say
> > >>>> that they want to get occasional updates from us. This reduces
our
> > >>>> opportunity to engage with our users.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> I wonder if it would be worth adding to the home page, a new option:
> > >>>> "I want to stay informed about OpenOffice"? That could go to a
page
> > >>>> where we give information on the announce list, the project blog,
etc.
> > >>>> It would take the place of the old registration system.

<snip>

> > 
> > I think that a blackboard or megaphone could fit as icon. Some examples 
> > (don't look to close to content and size)
> > 
> > http://www.thegraphicmac.com/wp-content/uploads/aps_facebook-notify-icon.jpg
> > 
> > http://www.trueswitch.com/images/notify_icon_big.gif
> > 
> > http://ranchero.com/images/nnw3.2AppIcon-512.png
> > 
> > http://us.123rf.com/400wm/400/400/snake3d/snake3d1111/snake3d111100038/11270762-megaphone-sale-announcement-loudspeaker-news-communication-icon-golden-red-bullhorn-message-symbol-a.jpg
> > 
> 
> Hi Marcus
> 
> Nice, looked those over - took some inspiration from that and worked up a graphic, thinking
of course that this is going to a keep_in_touch type screen - Is that right, what the idea
was now.
> Anyway - here is a png of the idea, I've again used the Oo.o 3 series
> branding element, the wire wave - altered that just a tad with a change
> form white to the current logo blue.
> 
> http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/g6897.png
> 
> What do you think? 


Made a change to that, can see a png as 
http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/rect17764.png

and the inkscape file as 
http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/keep-in-touch_.svg




//drew



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