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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: First Year Anniversary - party CD
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2012 18:23:54 GMT
On Wed, 2012-06-06 at 20:02 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 6:48 PM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
> > I would like to propose that we treat the 13th of the month as our 1st
> > Anniversary and would like to do the following for the occasion:
> >
> 
> Party time!
> 
> > There has already been a few CD requests made,
> > https://sites.google.com/site/khirano/Home/apache-openoffice-cd
> > the most recent.
> >
> > I would like to release two CD iso images, Windows and Mac on the 13th
> > of this month.
> >
> > Each image would include:
> > Win/or/Mac binaries directory
> >        English _us installer for AOO3.4
> >        All Language packs released with 3.4
> >        SDK
> >        sha files for each
> >
> 
> You don't really gain anything if you include the checksum files.
> They only have value if they are on a trusted server.  If someone
> wanted to modify the AOO install in a malicious way they would just
> generate new hash files as well, and put them onto the CD.   But it
> would be useful to link to the authoritative hashes, perhaps in your
> HTML instructions page:
> http://www.openoffice.org/download/checksums/3.4.0_checksums.html
> 
> > Readme file
> > License file
> > [same as the OO.o 3.3 iso included - these should be pretty much written
> > already on the website]
> >
> > Very simple HTML instructions screen(s)
> >
> > Pre-Made CD artwork
> >        Pre-made sleeve cover
> >        Folded cover
> >        Tall hard case coer
> >        Disk
> >
> > Some promotional material
> >        Tri-fold application information brochure sized for tall case.
> >
> >
> > A couple of wall paper images
> >
> > Two posters
> >        AOO banner 150dpi - suitable size for a table at a show
> >        AOO branded reprise of the 'Free Yourself' OO.o poster
> >
> > A short anniversary video
> >
> 
> This sounds really cool.
> 
> > ----
> >
> > The immediate goal is a one-off project, with the branding focused to
> > this Anniversary (3.4 release), so I am not suggesting that this be the
> > basis for 4.0. For example though I saw one person talking about a
> > release party, and part of this is intended for such a use.
> >
> > I'm not proposing that the files need to be on AOO (sf) mirrors on the
> > 13th, though I wouldn't be against it all either.
> >
> > I would be willing maintain a project for this at SF, the images will be
> > somewhere in the 400 Meg size range. They aren't likely big download
> > number, getter's :)
> >
> > My itch, is to do this with the group so that we could tell folks, if
> > you want to make a CD, here is an image - use it as is, un-altered, and
> > your good to go.
> >
> > OK.. I've assembled a local set of all the 3.4 release binaries and
> > started work on the other items.
> >
> > For the disk related artwork I sarted from the OO.o 3.3 cd artwork on
> > the main website.
> >
> > Also started on the small 'party' video.
> >
> > [None of that is done...]
> >
> > Items not touched at all:
> > Appropriate text files (readme and license) for the is image - the 3.4
> > versions of what is in the 3.3 iso in other words.
> >
> > All the fine print for the artwork..of course
> >
> > The tri-fold brochure. I have an old one from Andy Brown for a basis,
> > haven't touched it however, if anyone has something already and would
> > like to make a donation...that would be wonderful!
> >
> > I could really use help with any of this,
> > as part of this is the trademark ok, I suppose, part of that help is
> > your helpful and prompt feedback on that, I'll move as quick in the
> > graphic editors as I can
> 
> We've certainly given permission in the past for CD use of name and
> logo, generally asking for attribution, a link back to the project,
> etc.  I think the most recent approved request was from Hirano-san.
> 
> So this would not be an official Apache release, but more like a remix
> of our AOO 3.4 release.   We could include something like this in
> future releases, but I suspect the CD label itself commonly needs to
> be customized on a per-event basis.

Hi Rob,

Well - right.. here is the MS Windows label at the moment:
http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/AOO34-cd-label-win.png

so I'm assuming this is much to generic for everyone's liking, yes, and
now I would need to make it clearly tied to something "other" (not the
main project in other words)

//drew



> .
> > also if it sounds like a fun week and you want maybe take of these items
> > to finish or help with layout ideas...let me know, we can meetup on irc
> > or maybe a google hangout, or such...
> >
> > Ok - Again none of these items are done - so please do not use them for
> > anything other then giving feedback here..
> >
> > .. I've got a preview of what I have so far at (no binaries, so only 64
> > megs) http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/AOO34-1year-cd-iso.tar.bz2 and the
> > svg files for the preview handy for anyone that wants to dive in also
> > available, just ping me on that.
> >
> > Thanks, looking forward your feedback.
> >
> > //drew
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 



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