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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] "Get it here" community download promotion program
Date Mon, 14 May 2012 13:55:27 GMT
On Mon, 2012-05-14 at 15:47 +0200, Roberto Galoppini wrote:
> On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 3:27 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 2:23 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > On May 13, 2012, at 7:45 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
> > >
> > >> We get regular requests from individuals and companies that want to
> > >> add a link to the AOO download, and to use the logo with it.  These
> > >> range from websites of individual users, to websites that aggregate
> > >> download links for many open source projects.
> > >>
> > >> Currently, requesting and receiving such permission requires a request
> > >> to the PMC, approval and then additional approval by the Apache VP
> > >> Branding.
> > >>
> > >> I'd like to propose a streamlined approach where we can give blanket
> > >> permission, without an additional request, for using a specific logo
> > >> (the one that Drew designed) for a specific download situation.  If
> > >> there are no objections from the PMC, and we get a +1 from
> > >> Trademarks@, I'll write this up on the website.
> > >>
> > >> =Use of the Apache OpenOffice Download Promotion Logo=
> > >>
> > >> Anyone, without additional permission from this project, may use the
> > >> following logo subject to the following conditions:
> > >>
> > >> The logo:
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/download/attachments/27834483/get-aoo-300x100-cf.png?version=1&modificationDate=1331970198000
> > >>
> > >> [NB. We should move this to a more memorable location]
> > >>
> > >> Conditions:
> > >>
> > >> 1. The logo may not be modified except to resize it.  If translations
> > >> of the "Get it here!" text are required, send a request to the ooo-dev
> > >> list and we can provide a translated version for you.
> > >
> > > There should be a minimum size.
> > >
> >
> > Did you have a specific size in mind?  Or would we state it more
> > qualitatively, like "The logo may be resized, provided it remains
> > legible, but may not be otherwise altered".
> >
> > >>
> > >> 2. The image must be linked to one of:
> > >>
> >
> > This should probably be wored as "The image must be directly linked to
> > one of..."    I don't think we want to allow use of the logo in cases
> > where it links to a different install program that installs adware and
> > then invokes the real installer.
> >
> 
> Agree 100%, unfortunately few downloads websites add adware, tool-bars as
> well as malicious software.
> You might want to explicitely state that the download page can't be
> wrapped, though.

Why not?

> 
> Roberto
> 
> 
> >
> >
> > >> a) the http://www.openoffice.org webpage
> > >> b) one of the official Native Language pages at openoffice.org, e.g.,
> > >> http://de.openoffice.org
> > >> c) the download page for Apache OpenOffice:
> > >> http://download.openoffice.org or
> > >> http://www.openoffice.org/download/other.html
> > >>
> > >> 3. The logo must not link to a specific download file or mirror.  This
> > >> causes problems with load balancing and fallbacks and may prevent
> > >> users from getting the latest version of OpenOffice.
> > >>
> > >> 4. Any use Apache-owned logos beyond the above is not covered by this
> > >> program an must be explicitly requested from the ASF.
> > >
> > > +1 to the proposal.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Dave
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> 



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