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From RGB ES <rgb.m...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Another logo needs updating: "Get it here!"
Date Sun, 21 Oct 2012 19:18:38 GMT
CC to Hagar, because he proposed the download logo used on the forums:

http://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?p=238128#p238128

See below for more details

2012/10/21 Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>

>
>
> 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<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<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<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.
>

Hy, Hagar. There is a discussion on the MLs about a new "download button"
(without the incubator part) and the download logo you built for the forums
seems a really good starting point. Do you still have the source file?

Regards
Ricardo


>
>
>>  Regards
>>> Ricardo
>>>
>>
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