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From Pierre Smits <pierre.sm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: {MARKETING] New OFBiz Logo for Website
Date Sun, 29 May 2016 09:28:59 GMT
I like how the f of OFBiz is stylised. In the old days (before the EURO) it
was the symbol of the Dutch currency (Guilder), which was derived from the
Italian Florin. In that respect I find it fitting to be part of the logo,
as it represents money for me. And that relates directly to the product.

While we - in general - type the name of our project and product with the
first three letters in capitals (OFBiz), we don't have to follow that
regime when it comes to logo's, shields, etc. There it is all about brand
recognition. And, in my opinion, it doesn't matter that we say:

   - o-f-biz,
   - ofbiz,
   - or however one wants to express it.

I get the idea/thought process behind it and I can relate that back to the
project or product. And if it unclear to me, I can ask....

So when the project feels it needs to be very strict regarding this, please
create the appropriate page (on our website/in our wiki), and you (who feel
so) try to enforce it. I won't, as I rather focus on other aspects.

Best regards,

Pierre Smits

ORRTIZ.COM <http://www.orrtiz.com>
OFBiz based solutions & services

OFBiz Extensions Marketplace

On Sun, May 29, 2016 at 9:47 AM, Jacques Le Roux <
jacques.le.roux@les7arts.com> wrote:

> Yes indeed, that's something I already asked when the 1st logo was
> created, I don't remember the answer (if any)
> Jacques
> Le 29/05/2016 à 03:38, Paul Foxworthy a écrit :
>> Hi all,
>> Yes, I prefer the second.
>> The short name of our project is OFBiz, with that capitalisation,
>> pronounced oh-eff-biz (
>> http://ofbiz.135035.n4.nabble.com/How-to-pronouce-ofbiz-tp3258850p3259371.html
>> ).
>> Shouldn't the logo reflect that?
>> Cheers
>> Paul Foxworthy
>> On 29 May 2016 at 03:27, Nicolas Malin <nicolas.malin@nereide.fr> wrote:
>> +1 for the second :)
>>> Le 28/05/2016 10:28, Sharan-F a écrit :
>>> Hi Everyone
>>>> As the ASF has recently re-branded with a new feather logo, I'm looking
>>>> to
>>>> update our OFBiz logo to include the new style feather. This will be
>>>> then
>>>> be
>>>> used on the new website as our logo.
>>>> The new Apache feather is thinner, has a more detail and uses some new
>>>> colours. We have come up with a couple of ideas and I'd like to get some
>>>> community feedback on which people prefer before refining it any
>>>> further.
>>>> The first is based on what we have now. The feather complete fills the
>>>> space
>>>> of the 'O'.
>>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/download/attachments/61317052/UpdateOFBizLogo.png?api=v2
>>>> The old feather was a lot fatter so filled more space of the 'O'.
>>>> The second puts some whitespace around the feather to make the 'O' more
>>>> distinct.
>>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/download/attachments/61317052/UpdateOFBizLogo-withUpdatedO.png?api=v2
>>>> What do people think? (I like the second one :-)
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Sharan

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