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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] "Get it here" community download promotion program
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2012 16:29:54 GMT
On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 10:45 AM, Rob Weir <> wrote:
> We get regular requests from individuals and companies that want to
> add a link to the AOO download, and to use the logo with it.  These
> range from websites of individual users, to websites that aggregate
> download links for many open source projects.
> Currently, requesting and receiving such permission requires a request
> to the PMC, approval and then additional approval by the Apache VP
> Branding.
> I'd like to propose a streamlined approach where we can give blanket
> permission, without an additional request, for using a specific logo
> (the one that Drew designed) for a specific download situation.  If
> there are no objections from the PMC, and we get a +1 from
> Trademarks@, I'll write this up on the website.

Here is the new page on the website. (It is not linked to from anywhere yet)

I'd like to kick this off with a blog post in the next week or so.  So
if anyone sees anything urgently wrong, please speak up now.

> =Use of the Apache OpenOffice Download Promotion Logo=
> Anyone, without additional permission from this project, may use the
> following logo subject to the following conditions:
> The logo:
> [NB. We should move this to a more memorable location]
> Conditions:
> 1. The logo may not be modified except to resize it.  If translations
> of the "Get it here!" text are required, send a request to the ooo-dev
> list and we can provide a translated version for you.
> 2. The image must be linked to one of:
> a) the webpage
> b) one of the official Native Language pages at, e.g.,
> c) the download page for Apache OpenOffice:
> or
> 3. The logo must not link to a specific download file or mirror.  This
> causes problems with load balancing and fallbacks and may prevent
> users from getting the latest version of OpenOffice.
> 4. Any use Apache-owned logos beyond the above is not covered by this
> program an must be explicitly requested from the ASF.

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