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From Kevin Grignon <kevingrignon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Need new logo for openoffice.apache.org
Date Tue, 23 Oct 2012 01:59:58 GMT
Let's move this insight into the wikis and document.

Moving forward, we can prepare a visual identity style guide.



On Tuesday, October 23, 2012, Alexandro Colorado wrote:

> On 10/22/12, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 10/22/2012 03:42 PM, RGB ES wrote:
> >> 2012/10/23 Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com <javascript:;>>
> >>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 10/22/2012 02:18 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> On 20/10/2012 imacat wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> I happen to have a 300x100 logo at hand, so I updated it.  Feel
free
> >>>>> to revise it if you feel my uploaded logo is ugly.
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> I think that this was good as a temporary solution, but that we should
> >>>> delete it now, since it has different colors and we don't want
> >>>> "variants" (in fonts, colors) of the chosen logo around unless they
> are
> >>>> clearly marked as proposals.
> >>>>
> >>>> The reference logo is
> >>>> http://www.openoffice.org/**images/AOO_logos/AOO-logo-**hires.jpg<
> http://www.openoffice.org/images/AOO_logos/AOO-logo-hires.jpg>
> >>>> and apparently it was supplied as a JPG; PNG would be much better, SVG
> >>>> would be totally better, but the source so far is this one and it was
> >>>> contributed by Michael Acevedo. What we have in SVG and (possibly) PNG
> >>>> was derived from this one.
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> svg should be:
> >>>
> >>>
> http://www.openoffice.org/**images/AOO_logos/svg/OOo_**Website_v2_copy.svg
> <http://www.openoffice.org/images/AOO_logos/svg/OOo_Website_v2_copy.svg>
> >>>
> >>>
> >> AFAIK, that svg is just a "container" for the raster image: it do not
> >> contain a vector image.
> >>
> >> Regards
> >> Ricardo
> >
> > hmmm...well, OK. I think I remember something like this now. Should we
> > use Alexandro's new one at:
> >
> >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/download/attachments/27834483/ApacheOpenOfficeTM.svg
>
> AFAIK there was no resolution on the fonts, the discussion ended on
> asking Michael Acevedo, but he never replied.
>
> However since we are discussing this changes, it would be a good idea
> to jump to an open font type, like Nimbus or Liberation and have a
> deadline to reach a conclusion.
>
> From other discussions about the icons, there is a bit of a push back
> on accepting "Oracle's impositions" like the Orb and the Galaxy
> themes. Rob's idea is that we actually have a more Visual Design
> documentation that take advantage of the design elements we currently
> have, and maybe generate new ones.
>
> >
> >
> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>> should we give it a better name?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> The logo at
> >>>>
> http://incubator.apache.org/**openofficeorg/images/300x100_**dj_trans.png<
> http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/images/300x100_dj_trans.png>
> >>>> has different colors and different fonts so I would remove it now that
> >>>> it is no longer used at
> >>>> http://incubator.apache.org/**openofficeorg/<
> http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/>;
> >>>> or
> >>>> is it still being used somewhere?
> >>>>
> >>>> Regards,
> >>>>     Andrea.
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> ------------------------------**------------------------------**
> >>> ------------
> >>> MzK
> >>>
> >>> "Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never
> >>>   dealt with a cat."
> >>>                                 -- Robert Heinlein
> >>>
> >>
> >
> > --
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > MzK
> >
> > "Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never
> >   dealt with a cat."
> >                                 -- Robert Heinlein
> >
>
>
> --
> Alexandro Colorado
> PPMC Apache OpenOffice
> http://es.openoffice.org
>

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