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From Jean Weber <jeanwe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AOO t-shirts, other swag?
Date Tue, 01 May 2012 23:41:49 GMT
Ross, thank you for that pointer! --Jean

On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 8:18 AM, Ross Gardler <rgardler@opendirective.com> wrote:
> 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, "Jürgen 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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