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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: Final look at art work ( Re: First Year Anniversary - party CD)
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:26:08 GMT
On Wed, 2012-06-13 at 11:11 +0100, sebb wrote:
> On 13 June 2012 01:33, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2012-06-13 at 00:28 +0100, sebb wrote:
> >> On 12 June 2012 22:34, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
> >> > On Wed, 2012-06-06 at 18:48 -0400, drew 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:
> >> >>
> >> > <snip>
> >> >
> >> >> I would like to release two CD iso images, Windows and Mac on the 13th
> >> >> of this month.
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Howdy,
> >> >
> >> > Alright - well, cutting it right down to the end on time here.
> >> >
> >> > I just want to be sure, as I'm not sure this is right branding wise - if
> >> > you anyone sees a problem with this let me know, I don't mind re-working
> >> > things. I also won't be offended if anyone says hold up..
> >> >
> >> > Here is the final cut on five items:
> >> >
> >> > A disk label:
> >> > http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/AOO34-cd-label-win.png
> >> >
> >> > Envelope/Sleeve cover:
> >> > http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/AOO34-cd-sleeve-win.png
> >> >
> >> > Cut/Fold Envelope:
> >> > http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/AOO34-cd-folded-win.png
> >> >
> >> > CD/DVD tall case cover:
> >> > http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/AOO34-dvd-case-win.png
> >> >
> >> > A4 poster:
> >> > http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/freeyourself.png
> >> >
> >> > I have a few hours ahead of me before I button this iso image up, if you
> >> > see some glaring problem I missed do please yell.
> >>
> >> The only possible problem I see is the text
> >>
> >> MS Windows
> >> XP, Vista, Win 7
> >> (c) 2012 Microsoft Corporation
> >>
> >> Should MS be spelt in full?
> >> Microsoft and Windows are both registered trademarks.
> >
> > Just space requirements..
> 
> All the software packages I have seen which target Windows either omit
> Microsoft or spell it out in full.
> AFAIK "MS" is not an official abbreviation for Microsoft; they may not
> be too happy.
> 
> >>
> >> Also, when I first saw this, I briefly thought that the (c) statement
> >> applied to the content.
> >> In fact I'm not sure what the (c) does apply to.
> >> I suspect it should be removed.
> >
> > Hi Sebb,
> >
> > It should be a registered trademark glyph, there was a mistake earlier
> > today and you may just need do a cache refresh.
> 
> I can see the (R) now, however it is not appropriately used.
> 
> AFAIK, the terms that are registered are
> 
> Microsoft
> Windows
> Vista
> 
> So the block should be:
> 
> Microsoft (R) Windows (R)
> XP, Vista (R), Win 7
> 
> (or is it called Windows 7?)
> 
> It might be OK to omit the (R) after Vista.
> 
> The following line is misleading and should be removed:
> 
> (R) 2012 Microsoft Corporation
> 
> Have a look at some other recent products that are designed
> for/support Windows and see what they do.

Actually I had seen it used on a package, though not with the
abbreviation and it doesn't make it right per se, anyway..I suppose

So - acted on Alexandro's comments and yours, and as usual, listening
does end up with a better result...updated the file here
http://lo-portal.us/aoo/temp/AOO34-cd-label-win.png

//drew


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