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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@opendirective.com>
Subject Re: AOO t-shirts, other swag?
Date Tue, 01 May 2012 22:18:27 GMT
There is precedence here - http://www.apache.org/foundation/buy_stuff.html

Sent from my mobile device, please forgive errors and brevity.
On May 1, 2012 6:42 PM, "J├╝rgen Schmidt" <jogischmidt@googlemail.com> wrote:

> On 5/1/12 5:32 PM, Donald Harbison 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?
>>
>
> I looked for an online job to offer some OOo stuff like that on demand. I
> have to figure it our again. The idea is to provide the designs and define
> which kind of products should be sold (t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, bags,
> etc.)
>
> The hoster/maintainer of the job will get XY% from the money and the rest
> can be transferred to Apache. That should be a model where we don't have to
> produce something on hold but can do it on demand. Maybe a little bit more
> expensive but we would have less effort.
>
> But it is always good to have some material in place for conferences etc.
>
> I have produced t-shirts several times for the FOSDEM when I have
> organized the OOo presence there... I hope I can do it next year for AOO
>
> Juergen
>
>
>> 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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