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From Donald Harbison <dpharbi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: AOO t-shirts, other swag?
Date Tue, 01 May 2012 15:32:13 GMT
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?

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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