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From Terry <>
Subject Re: Aoo logo draft
Date Sun, 11 Dec 2011 21:53:10 GMT
Comments interlineated.

----- Original Message -----
> From: Dave Fisher <>
> To:
> Cc: 
> Sent: Monday, 12 December 2011 4:42 AM
> Subject: Re: Aoo logo draft
> Hi Graham,
> There are plenty of valid opinions. You are making a proposal that will require 
> a lot of effort. One that presents a choice for the project. I think it may be a 
> long term goal.
> The project is engaged in various "face-down" efforts. Terry has 
> presented a viable logo. If someone has a counter example now is the time, 
> otherwise I think we should try it out. There is no reason to veto this 
> contribution. We need to move away from Oracle. The project site 
> needs to be distinguished from the old, as you say.
> Keep in mind, the ASF and the AOO PPMC clearly intend to protect the 
> brand. Terry's logo fits this approach.

It was Drew who created the logo drafts.

> As far as hanging on to bits of the old. You may have noticed that the ASF 
> philosophy has been to take on the whole of This has been a 
> surprise to some members of the AOO PPMC. It means more IP Clearance work, but 
> it is good.
> The old is in the repos, thanks Kay. Every effort should be made 
> to make the site the modern user portal for
> There is one marketing area on that is completely mired in the 
> past - Would you care to focus on a rewrite? The minimum 
> would be to change references to LGPL, but really this is the place for 
> marketing. A good positioning paper. is an example of a 
> poorly branded site as well. It has a cool organization which can be repeated in 
> a hierarchy of pages.

Is website design handled by website designers or by software developers?  Is it possible
for anyone here to submit anything for consideration by the site builders and, if so, how?

> <snip>

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