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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <>
Subject Re: Apache Shiro Logo Design Contest - $295 prize!
Date Tue, 25 May 2010 18:07:37 GMT
Do the participants understand that the final logos will be owned by the ASF and not them?


On May 25, 2010, at 10:04 AM, Les Hazlewood wrote:

> Hi all,
> My employer has authorized me to sponsor a logo design contest on
> for a new Apache Shiro logo:
> There are 3 days remaining for submissions.  Votes may continue to be
> held for 7 days thereafter.
> The winner will be awarded $295.00 USD (via and the
> logo will be immediately donated to the ASF where it will be available
> under the Apache 2.0 license.
> If you don't wish to enter the contest - and don't want a shot at some
> free $ ;) - you can alternatively submit logo designs to this Jira
> issue:
> Any new logo chosen will be based 100% on the Shiro community's votes.
> The logo with the most votes wins!
> Les
> -----
> The reason for the contest:  We have had a number of issues with the
> old logo: we can't find the old .psd files to modify to meet ASF
> naming requirements, and we also haven't been able to contact the
> designer we've used years ago to help.  Also, the existing logo was
> not designed by a person with a CLA on file with the ASF, so there is
> gray area as to its use now that we're a part of Apache.  By hosting a
> competition, the community can vote on their favorite, in classic ASF
> fashion.

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