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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Final look at art work ( Re: First Year Anniversary - party CD)
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:59:51 GMT
On 13 June 2012 11:26, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
> 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

The CD still contains the line

(R) 2012 Microsoft Corporation

That does not make sense.

(R) should only be used after a registered trademark

The block should be

Media for:
Microsoft (R) Windows (R)
XP, Vista, Windows 7

(note that MS does not call it Win 7)

> //drew
>

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