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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] "Get it here" community download promotion program
Date Mon, 14 May 2012 13:27:56 GMT
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.


>> 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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