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From Jean Weber <jeanwe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AOO t-shirts, other swag?
Date Tue, 01 May 2012 21:42:06 GMT
On 02/05/2012, at 1:32, Donald Harbison <dpharbison@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 10:05 PM, Jean Weber <jeanweber@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Yes, in fact "Friends of" made the offer to AOO long ago.
>> 
>> My idea is to have both the opportunity for anyone to purchase TShirts
>> etc, and a fund to supply same for use at booths. Books, too, of course.
>> 
>> Mainly what is needed is permission to use the AOO logo (and perhaps
>> variations such as "I [heart] [AOO logo]) and someone to do the work... Set
>> up a store, create products, etc.
>> 
>> 
> We can move in this direction from within this PMC, with consultation from
> @trademarks. I'll be happy to help with that. Can you point me to the
> original offer thread you're referring to?
> 

It may be awhile before I have the time to attempt to find that thread, or even my own note
on the topic in my sent mail, but I'll look when I can.

Jean


> Thank you.
> 
> 
> 
>> Jean
>> 
>> On 01/05/2012, at 11:39, Donald Harbison <dpharbison@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Jean,
>>> 
>>> Are there any funds available from Friends of OpenDocument similar to
>> those
>>> being allocated to LibreOffice? If so, we can mobilize around something
>>> like what you're proposing. The fund would have to be held outside of the
>>> project, but could be allocated for supporting this type of concept.
>>> 
>>> What do you think?
>>> 
>>> On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 4:57 PM, Jean Weber <jeanweber@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Do we have plans for AOO promotional t-shirts and other swag? Would
>>>> this need to go through an Apache store or can AOO do it?
>>>> 
>>>> I'm not looking at this as a way to raise money (which would need to
>>>> go to Apache, not AOO, anyway), but rather for promotion. People at
>>>> trade shows, developers' conferences, etc can wear tshirts; buttons
>>>> and other low-cost items could be given away at booths; tshirts could
>>>> be given away as prizes; people can have mugs and mousepads at work...
>>>> well, you know the drill. Could be sold on eg CafePress at cost.
>>>> 
>>>> --Jean
>>>> 
>> 

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