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From Wolf Halton <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL]: Apache OpenOffice Next-Gen logo...
Date Wed, 09 May 2012 05:24:12 GMT
Interesting! Seems reminiscent of the Mac square smiley-face logo.
It looks like you could make a go at a square logo there, which would be a
useful addition.
I suggest we go slow with changing main logos, because they are not for
showing our creativity but to show continuity to a public with short
attention spans.
Apache developer:
On May 8, 2012 10:53 PM, "Michael Acevedo" <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have decided to move forward and give you an early preview of how I think
> we should move for the logo of Apache OpenOffice 4 which I think is the
> general consensus of the next major release of our project pending Apache
> approval. The logos I am proposing are basically the same but there are a
> few modifications to the current logo. Below is a description:
> AOO Next Logo Changes:
>   - The AOO Next logo has a smaller spacing between the letters and
>   changes the word "Apache" to "APACHE" in caps (idea taken from Kevin
>   Gringon's proposal in the Wiki).
>   - The color of the "APACHE" word is now gray (idea taken from Kevin
>   Gringon's Proposal in the Wiki).
>   - Integration of the "AOO" initials (for one of the logo proposals).
>   - Retirement of the Orb logo and substituting it with a refined concept
>   of the previous OOo logo prior verson 3.2.1. I did this new icon in a
>   conservative manner and I think it will fit best the next release of AOO
> as
>   it will match with the post AOO 3.4 Application (Writer, Impress, Calc,
>   etc.) icons. The new logo makes a nod to the post-PC era when it comes to
>   how an application icon now looks in our devices.
>   - Keep some commonality with the current Orb Centric logo by keeping the
>   name of the suite with the current font that is being used for our site's
>   logo.
> Without further waiting, I present to you my logo proposal for AOO 4.
> Please follow this link:
> Hope you like it and suggestions are welcomed. I would like to credit Kevin
> Gringon for the changes in terms of font spacing in the word "OpenOffice"
> and the "APACHE" word capitalization suggestions.
> --
> Best,
> Michael

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