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From Roberto Galoppini <rgalopp...@geek.net>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] "Get it here" community download promotion program
Date Mon, 14 May 2012 14:12:20 GMT
On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 3:55 PM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:

> 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?
>

For two reasons. Rob pointed out one of them.
The other reason is that you could not be able tro track traffic on GA.

Roberto


>
> >
> > 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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