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From Myrle Krantz <mkra...@mifos.org>
Subject Re: Notes on branding
Date Mon, 04 Jul 2016 10:58:05 GMT
Whew. : o)  Thanks for the clarification John.


*Myrle Krantz*
Solutions Architect
RɅĐɅЯ, The Mifos Initiative
mkrantz@mifos.org | Skype: mkrantz.mifos.org | http://mifos.org
<http://facebook.com/mifos>  <http://www.twitter.com/mifos>


On Mon, Jul 4, 2016 at 12:50 PM, John D. Ament <johndament@apache.org>
wrote:

> On Jul 4, 2016 06:40, "Myrle Krantz" <mkrantz@mifos.org> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > The Fineract site was "dinged" for having the logo and the disclaimer
> > "buried deep within website".
>
> Unless you were contacted by me to change something in the website, you
> have not been dinged.
>
> They are both at the bottom.  But the text
> > "(incubating)" is at the top right next to the text "Apache Fineract".
> In
> > fact, as a result of where it's positioned, the text "(incubating)" shows
> > up as part of the title in google search results.  Putting the incubating
> > logo at the bottom of the site was purely an aesthetic choice, made after
> > we checked out the website both on a laptop screen and on a mobile
> screen.
> > The decision was not made with the intention to obscure.  As to the
> > disclaimer, where else would you put a disclaimer, but at the bottom?
> >
> > I personally feel that the Fineract website follows both the spirit and
> the
> > letter of the law when it comes to displaying its incubating status.  It
> > seems from this Audit result though that the IPMC disagrees with me on
> > this, which makes me doubt that I understand the spirit of the law.  Or
> > perhaps I'm just misunderstanding the audit?
> >
> > In any case, the contributors to Fineract are in it for humanitarian
> > reasons; we don't want to subvert intentions here. If we've got something
> > wrong, we'd very much appreciate further guidance.
> >
> > Also if Apache is going to redesign the logo (+1 non-binding from me on
> > that one), I hope we keep mobile screens in mind while designing.  It's a
> > corner case for an open source project, but nonetheless, many of our
> > intended beneficiaries are lucky if they have even a smart phone.
> >
> > Greetings from the Voreifel, Germany
> > Myrle
> >
> >
> > *Myrle Krantz*
> > Solutions Architect
> > RɅĐɅЯ, The Mifos Initiative
> > mkrantz@mifos.org | Skype: mkrantz.mifos.org | http://mifos.org
> > <http://facebook.com/mifos>  <http://www.twitter.com/mifos>
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Jul 3, 2016 at 11:04 PM, Gunnar Tapper <tapper.gunnar@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > OK, I'll fix that when I get a chance.
> > >
> > > On Sun, Jul 3, 2016 at 11:07 AM, Dennis E. Hamilton <
> > > dennis.hamilton@acm.org
> > > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > On the other hand, it would be great were the Apache Incubator image
> > > > linked to something better than http://trafodion.apache.org [;<).
> > > >
> > > > As a general observation, the fine print mentioning of Incubator
> would
> > > > also serve folks better if there was a link as part of the Incubator
> > > > mention.
> > > >
> > > > http://incubator.apache.org in both cases seems good enough.
> > > >
> > > > No voting required.
> > > >
> > > >  - Dennis
> > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: Ted Dunning [mailto:ted.dunning@gmail.com]
> > > > > Sent: Sunday, July 3, 2016 00:05
> > > > > To: general@incubator.apache.org
> > > > > Subject: Re: Notes on branding
> > > > >
> > > > > On Fri, Jul 1, 2016 at 8:55 PM, Gunnar Tapper <
> tapper.gunnar@gmail.com
> > > >
> > > > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > FYI, "Apache Trafodion" is part of the logo. I'm not putting
the
> > > > > project
> > > > > > through another round of voting on that one. :)
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Wouldn't suggest that either.
> > > > >
> > > > > What I was noting was that the text above the log and the text in
> the
> > > > > logo
> > > > > were kind of redundant.
> > > > >
> > > > > I sympathize with not wanting to make low priority changes. This
> was
> > > > > just a
> > > > > note.
> > > >
> > > >
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> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Gunnar
> > > *If you think you can you can, if you think you can't you're right.*
> > >
>

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