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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: Aoo logo draft
Date Mon, 12 Dec 2011 14:10:42 GMT
On Mon, 2011-12-12 at 12:24 +0100, drew wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-12-11 at 14:00 -0800, Terry wrote:
> > Question below quoted text.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
> > > To: ooo-marketing@incubator.apache.org
> > > Cc: 
> > > Sent: Monday, 12 December 2011 12:43 AM
> > > Subject: Re: Aoo logo draft
> > > 
> > > On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 7:50 AM, Graham Lauder <g.a.lauder@gmail.com>

> > > wrote:
> > >> <snip>
> > >>
> > >>  LibreOffice is a good example, they chose the name originally as a 
> > >> temporary standin in the hope that the TDF would be given the OOo brand,
but they
> > >>  created the new brand and marketed it anyway.  Now they wouldn't want

> > >> the OOo brand even if it was offered.  True, they were dragged kicking
and 
> > >> screaming to it when they eventually accepted such a gift was not going
to happen and
> > >>  thus their new brand was forced to become permanent, but it has worked
for
> > >>  them.
> > >> 
> > > 
> > > That shows that rebranding is possible, with effort.  But I think they
> > > would have even more traffic, more downloads and more users if they
> > > had the OpenOffice name.
> > > 
> > > Think of it this way, we get more hits today than LO, even though we
> > > have not had a release in nearly a year.
> > > 
> > 
> > Hits where?
> 
> 
> yesterday I noted an email that discussed a question regarding CNet
> downloads. So I took a look:
> LibreOffice had 847 downloads at their site last week (Windows only)
[edit - just to be clear]

> LibreOffice Portal had less then 100
LibreOffice Windows Portable had less then 100 downloads

> 
> OpenOffice.org 3.3 hasd 15,700 Plus Change.. IIRC

in the last week.

//drew


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