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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Another logo needs updating: "Get it here!"
Date Sun, 21 Oct 2012 00:01:38 GMT


On 10/20/2012 03:12 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 5:09 PM, RGB ES <rgb.mldc@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2012/10/20 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
>>
>>> On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 3:40 PM, jan iversen <jancasacondor@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> If we want to have the same logo all over, respin I assume would not do
>>> the
>>>> job ?
>>>>
>>>
>>> Sorry for the slang.   By "respin" I meant taking whatever vector
>>> source file (SVG, perhaps) that Drew used for that button originally,
>>> and then remove the "incubator" block and regenerate a bitmap for us
>>> to put on the website.
>>>
>>> It was intentional, at least at the time, for the "Get it here!"
>>> graphic to be distinct from the official project logo.  This was to
>>> avoid diluting the trademark.  We wanted the official project logo to
>>> be associated with the official website.  So if users saw it they knew
>>> they were dealing with an official project site.   We would then have
>>> thematically-related logos that could be used for various affiliate
>>> uses, such as on personal websites.  That was the purpose of the "Get
>>> it here!" logo.
>>>
>>> But that was then, this is now.   As I understand it now, ASF policy
>>> has evolved in this area, and it appears permissible for websites to
>>> use logo, provided they follow these rules:
>>> http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/faq/#integrateswith
>>>
>>> But IMHO, the "Get it here!" button is still useful, since its size
>>> and aspect ratio, as well as the beveling, make it ideal for a
>>> download button.
>>>
>>> -Rob
>>>
>>>> jan.
>>>>
>>>> On 20 October 2012 21:23, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/get-it-here.html
>>>>>
>>>>> This logo has an integrated incubator reference in it as well.
>>>>>
>>>>> I think Drew made the most recent version of this.
>>>>>
>>>>> Anyone have the source, or can easily respin it without the "incubator"
>>>>> block?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>>
>>>>> -Rob
>>>>>
>>>
>>
>> What about the one we use on the forums?
>>
>> http://forum.openoffice.org/es/forum/styles/prosilver/imageset/AOO-download.png
>>
>> It is the same from the web site plus the traditional "download arrow" on
>> top of the orb. Simple and clear.
>>
>
> It certainly could be the basis of a download button. But in its
> current form it is flat, not really a "button".  Compare with Drew's
> "Get it here!" button, with the beveled edges, etc.

Well hopefully the source for "Get it here" will turn up soonish...it's 
really very nice.

>
>> Regards
>> Ricardo

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