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From Kevin Grignon <>
Subject Re: T-Shirt for the Apache OpenOffice Project
Date Sat, 28 Jul 2012 16:03:07 GMT
KG01 - see comments inline. 

On Jul 28, 2012, at 11:56 PM, Kay Schenk <> wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 1:16 AM, Raphael Bircher <> wrote:
>> Hi at all
>> At the old OOo project, we have had T-Shirts. There was existing many
>> different versions of OOo shirts. Moastly they was payed, designed and
>> distributed by one of the OOo related associations. Same Country have had
>> also Fan Shirts wich are selled by OOo related NGO's. One T-Shirt was
>> donated by SUN Microsystems. To have a T-Shirt is a nice thing, if you go
>> to represent AOO at a Event. The old shirts are compleetly outdated. (the
>> old dark blue logo and a logo from a company who is no longer existent) I
>> realy like to have a new Shirt. Samething like a Committer Shirt, what you
>> think about?
> Raphael--
> I think this is a lovely idea! :)
> Maybe you  should take this up with marketing? Or see what they're up to.
> Thye may already have come up with some ideas.
> I think it would be great for committers to have specially labeled shirts
> to wear to functions such as this.

KG01 - Could also be a way to raise funds for project. 

>> But there are different problems. Since we have not  our own monay at
>> Apache, it's hard to solve the payment question. As far as I know, it's not
>> allowd to put a sponsor on the shirt. I think you hit Traidmarke Issues
>> from the ASF with it. And a Shirt will cost money. Maybe we can offer the
>> Sponsor a Blog Post.
>> The other topic is to distribute the Shirt all over the world. I realy
>> like the Idea, but I'm simply on the wrong place to do samething like that.
>> Switzerland is one of the moast expensive country in the world.

Recently I purchased printed tshirts in china for 10us dollars each. With more volume, price
could drop. 

>> Yes, I can
>> do it from here, but finaly, it costs a load more then from a other country.

KG01 - Perhaps we can find a partner who can handle to printing and distribution. Proceeds
to the effort. 

>> I would realy like to have one for the ApacheCon Europe
>> What do you think about?
>> Greetings Raphael
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> MzK
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