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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [WWW] Do we need a new site logo (for graduation) -- call for volunteers
Date Wed, 03 Oct 2012 23:11:03 GMT


On 10/03/2012 04:00 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
> I notice that Apache Forrest does use the Apache feather: there are
> three of them stood on their quills as if they are a small stand of
> trees.

Dennis--your powers of observation are incredible! I did NOT see this!

>
> It seems to me that the incorporation of the feather can be a little
> strained.  The cases where it is in shadow, on the other hand, are
> easy to overlook.
>
> The orb with stylized gulls is very convenient at a lot of sizes and
> formats, including as a download button, an icon on directory entries
> on downloaded exe and oxt files, etc.  If the feather is to be a
> feature of that, it will be tricky.
>
> It would be useful to see some examples, as Kay suggests.
>
> - Dennis
>
> PS: I also wonder whether generic icons should be part of the source
> release and distinct icons be used in the Apache-provided "authentic"
> builds.  In that case, it would be great if the generic icons did not
> have the feather in any way. That's a half-baked notion, and it
> simply might not be acceptable.  It is something I wonder about --
> differentiating builds produced by the project from ones produced in
> some other manner and the source only having the generic icons.
>
> -----Original Message----- From: Kay Schenk
> [mailto:kay.schenk@gmail.com] Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2012
> 15:30 To: OOo Apache Subject: [WWW] Do we need a new site logo (for
> graduation) -- call for volunteers
>
> We all love the orb with gulls, but maybe it's time for a slight
> update to our logo? Or the header line on our websites (project and
> user portal).
>
> I took a look around at some of the Apache projects and the use of
> project logos and web site headers seems to fall into a few
> different categories.
>
> Sites using Apache feather but not in product logo --
>
> http://camel.apache.org/ http://forrest.apache.org/
> http://cocoon.apache.org/
>
> Sites incorporating feather logo into an existing logo --
>
> http://mina.apache.org/ http://jakarta.apache.org/oro/
> http://axis.apache.org/axis2/java/core/ http://activemq.apache.org/
> http://ofbiz.apache.org/ (???)
>
> Sites not making overt use of any Apache logo (feather) --
> http://click.apache.org/
>
> So, any preferences? Ideas?
>
> There already exists a AOOLogo proposal page,
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOOLogo+proposal
>
>  so we could just add items to this, or change some that are here, or
> add a child page, etc.
>
>

-- 
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MzK

"Just 'cause you got the monkey off your back
  doesn't mean the circus has left town."
                     -- George Carlin

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