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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] "Get it here" community download promotion program
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2012 23:02:36 GMT
On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 2:21 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

>
> On Jun 7, 2012, at 2:03 PM, Nancy K wrote:
>
> > Rob,
> > Hi! This looks so good! I do have some suggestions.
> >       1. ' send a request to the ooo-dev mailing list and we can make a
> translated version for you. ' takes you to the page of MANY mailing lists.
>  I can see someone getting overwhelmed here.  People are not going to
> scroll too far down that list - maybe a direct link to the page for
> translations without all of the choices - or - place a quick link button
> for Translations at the top of the mailing list page?
>
> Markdown adds ids for header paragraphs. So a hash tag can easily be added
> to any link.
>
> >
> >       2. Items 2, 3 and 4 talk about the means for linking the logo - I
> really like the yellow example below this (including the alt!) - could this
> be placed above 2,3 and 4 as simply 'Here is a copy/paste link to use.  If
> you do not use this copy/past link and want to personalize it further,
> these are the rules you must follow: (insert 2,3,4)'  I think this would
> encourage the copy/paste (with the alt for SEO!)- and it offers an easy
> copy/paste connection for those that are not into coding - but want a quick
> link.
> > Also, could the Image link include an alt="Download Apache OpenOffice
> here" that would help - currently it is <img
> style="-webkit-user-select:none; "src="
> http://incubator.apache.org/openoffficeorg/images/get-it-here/en.png" />
>
> +1. BTW - it is possible to use the Apache CMS Bookmarklet and create a
> patch. I'm willing to submit any CMS related patch someone wishes to
> contribute.
>
> Send patches to ooo-dev with a subject using a prefix of [RFW - CMS]. Good
> for any contribution from a non-committer.
>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
> >
> >      Nancy      Web Design
> > Free 24 hour pass to lynda.com.
> > Video courses on SEO, CMS,
> > Design and Software Courses
> >
> >
> >
> > ________________________________
> > From: Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
> > To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org; ooo-marketing@incubator.apache.org
> > Cc: trademarks@apache.org
> > Sent: Thursday, June 7, 2012 9:29 AM
> > Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] "Get it here" community download promotion
> program
> >
> > On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 10:45 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> 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.
> >>
> >
> > Here is the new page on the website. (It is not linked to from anywhere
> yet)
> >
> > http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/get-it-here.html
> >
> > I'd like to kick this off with a blog post in the next week or so.  So
> > if anyone sees anything urgently wrong, please speak up now.
> >
> >> =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.
> >>
> >> 2. The image must be linked to one of:
> >>
> >> 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.
>
>
Rob--

This is good! Hopefully I'll finally get to the "Distributor FAQ" I
mentioned a while back this weekend and I'll include a mention of this. Of
course, we'll need lots of feedback on that I'm sure.


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