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From Ryan McKinley <ryan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Shiro Logo Design Contest - $295 prize!
Date Tue, 25 May 2010 20:26:13 GMT
thats great!

one thing to note (having gone through this for apache solr) make sure
the logo has the word 'Apache' in it -- as the copyright is on 'Apache
Shiro' not 'Shiro'  (if i understood the concerns correctly)




On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 1:04 PM, Les Hazlewood <les@hazlewood.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> My employer has authorized me to sponsor a logo design contest on
> 99designs.com for a new Apache Shiro logo:
>
> http://99designs.com/logo-design/contests/amazing-logo-needed-global-software-project-44769?orderby=rating
>
> 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 99designs.com) 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:
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SHIRO-171
>
> 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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