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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Websites headers (forum, wiki, main site, ...)
Date Mon, 19 Aug 2013 11:43:11 GMT
On Sun, Aug 18, 2013 at 5:24 PM, Ricardo Berlasso <rgb.mldc@gmail.com> wrote:
> (top posting)
>
> User SLV-es from ES forums proposed a new logo
>
> http://forum.openoffice.org/es/forum/download/file.php?id=3924&mode=view
>

Why aren't we just using the proper AOO logo, the same one we use on
the website, the blog, the wiki, etc.?  If we can do that then the
user will understand that this is an official website.  Consistency is
good for this.  And then you can have a text title that says
"Community Support Forum" or something like that.


-Rob


> On his own words, it needs some work but IMO it shows an interesting tweak,
> maintaining both, colours and fonts from original logo but with a variant
> that suggest "help" (the main forum purpose).
>
> I suggested the author to attach his proposal to the issue.
>
> Regards
> Ricardo
>
>
>
>
>
> 2013/8/12 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
>
>> On Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 6:13 PM, Ricardo Berlasso <rgb.mldc@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > 2013/8/11 Alexandro Colorado <jza@oooes.org>
>> >
>> >> On Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 4:22 PM, Dave Fisher <wave@apache.org> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > Sent from my iPhone
>> >> >
>> >> > On Aug 11, 2013, at 3:54 PM, Alexandro Colorado <jza@oooes.org>
>> wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> > > On Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 3:16 PM, Dave Fisher <wave@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>> >> > >
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >> Sent from my iPhone
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >> On Aug 11, 2013, at 3:04 PM, Alexandro Colorado <jza@oooes.org>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >>> There is also other sites like extensions, www and
>> >> > openoffice.apache.org
>> >> > >> ,
>> >> > >>> blog, templates. We have a new logo, which means the sites
need
>> to be
>> >> > >>> updated.
>> >> > >>>
>> >> > >>> Since AOO hasn't really mature to the old OOo days where
there
>> was a
>> >> > >>> dedicated webdev project to handle all sites, is clear
there
>> needs to
>> >> > be
>> >> > >>> some initiative from somewhere to perform this mantainance.
>> >> > >>>
>> >> > >>> So the status is:
>> >> > >>> blog, www, extensions and oo@apache.org have the new logo
>> >> > >>> templates, forum, wiki, forum index still on the old logo
or don't
>> >> have
>> >> > >> the
>> >> > >>> previous logo at all.
>> >> > >>>
>> >> > >>> I develop an incremental adaptation of the logo to perform
a
>> similar
>> >> > font
>> >> > >>> to the new logo which uses Sans Pro. But kept the 3 gulls
artwork.
>> >> > Andrea
>> >> > >>> recomended to replace the 3 gulls with the orb.
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >> Why would you change the font? And what did you change it
too?
>> >> > >
>> >> > > https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=122998#c0
>> >> > >
>> >> >
>> >> > The bugzilla does not answer my question.
>> >> >
>> >> > You used two fonts what are they and what is the license?
>> >> >
>> >> > IIRC open sans is Apache licensed. Why change?
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >> I think you missread, they were change into Sans Pro. Please look at the
>> >> source SVG for 1 to 1 comparison from legacy to new one based on the
>> >> current AOO Logo.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >
>> > Adobe's Source Sans Pro font is OLF licensed while, as Dave said, open
>> sans
>> > is Apache Licensed. IMO, if you changed from open sans to source sans pro
>> > then Dave's question is perfectly valid.
>> >
>>
>>
>> So we're all on the same page:  the AOO 4.0 Logo uses Source Sans Pro.
>>  This must not be changed without discussion and PMC approval.  If the
>> idea is to update the old forum/wiki headers to use Source Sans Pro
>> and new logo elements, then this sounds like the right direction.
>>
>> -Rob
>>
>> > Regard
>> > Ricardo
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > >
>> >> > >
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >>>
>> >> > >>> An issue has been put in place on bugzilla #122998 with
all the
>> >> samples
>> >> > >> and
>> >> > >>> sources.
>> >> > >>>
>> >> > >>>
>> >> > >>> On Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 2:52 PM, Hagar Delest <
>> >> > hagar.delest@laposte.net
>> >> > >>> wrote:
>> >> > >>>
>> >> > >>>> The question was raised in another thread but better
have a
>> >> dedicated
>> >> > >> one.
>> >> > >>>>
>> >> > >>>> What is the status with the headers exactly? A user
will
>> certainly
>> >> > >> visit 3
>> >> > >>>> areas first: the main site, then the wiki and the
forum. Today
>> they
>> >> > >> have 3
>> >> > >>>> different headers. As pointed out by Andrea, we need
a consistent
>> >> > >> branding
>> >> > >>>> to give users a kind of security feeling.
>> >> > >>>>
>> >> > >>>> I've made a dedicated topic in the forum showing the
3 current
>> >> headers
>> >> > >> and
>> >> > >>>> a proposal I've made very quickly:
>> http://forum.openoffice.org/**
>> >> > >>>> en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=50&t=**63523<
>> >> > >> http://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=50&t=63523>
>> >> > >>>> No need to register to see it so have a look.
>> >> > >>>> The point is: we should have the same branding (icon
+ text) at
>> >> least
>> >> > >> for
>> >> > >>>> every areas, at the same location.
>> >> > >>>>
>> >> > >>>> Hagar
>> >> > >>
>> >> >
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>> >> > >>>
>> >> > >>>
>> >> > >>> --
>> >> > >>> Alexandro Colorado
>> >> > >>> Apache OpenOffice Contributor
>> >> > >>> http://www.openoffice.org
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >>
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>> >> > >
>> >> > >
>> >> > > --
>> >> > > Alexandro Colorado
>> >> > > Apache OpenOffice Contributor
>> >> > > http://www.openoffice.org
>> >> >
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>> >> >
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Alexandro Colorado
>> >> Apache OpenOffice Contributor
>> >> http://www.openoffice.org
>> >>
>>
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