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From "John D. Ament" <johndam...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Notes on branding
Date Mon, 04 Jul 2016 10:50:12 GMT
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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