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From Jean Weber <jeanwe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AOO t-shirts, other swag?
Date Tue, 01 May 2012 23:40:39 GMT
On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 1:32 AM, 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?

The first offer was made last August:
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-ooo-dev/201108.mbox/%3C1313282659.3558.92.camel@jean-laptop15%3E

More recently (February), here are 2 notes I sent to the list.
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-ooo-dev/201202.mbox/%3CCALaBZo7rXJWREj-fNp7htnmHxLmRzK2ptRkcN+PhhKK1q9Au+A@mail.gmail.com%3E

http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-ooo-dev/201202.mbox/%3CB3AC8694-0DA7-41C0-AF9A-2F94CFBD38C2@gmail.com%3E

--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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