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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Another logo needs updating: "Get it here!"
Date Sat, 20 Oct 2012 22:12:32 GMT
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.

> Regards
> Ricardo

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