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From Troy Howard <>
Subject Re: Lucene.Net Branding, Logo, and Promotional Activities
Date Fri, 18 Feb 2011 11:13:49 GMT
Ok, I guess by "recently done by Apache CouchDB" I meant, done in
2007, before it was an Apache product, and it wasn't so much a contest
but a single line call for submissions in a very large blog post about
technical matters.

But regardless, they ended up with a great logo.


On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 1:45 AM, Troy Howard <> wrote:
> All,
> We've recently been working to update the Lucene.Net website to
> reflect our new status as an Incubator Podling and just generally get
> up to date. During that process we have been discussing the project
> branding and logo.
> The discussion can be found in the comments here:
> We're thinking about having a logo design contest to engage our
> community by help us improve our branding. This was recently done by
> Apache CouchDB and with great results. We're hoping for a similar
> experience.
> We'd like to know if there is anything we should be considering about
> our promotional activities as a Incubator Podling. My understanding is
> that there are some restrictions regarding the process involved in
> staging this kind of thing. Specifically the documentation for
> Podlings/Branding/Publicity activities says:
> "Podlings MUST coordinate with the Apache Public Relations Committee
> on all publicity activities by a podling."
> What is the best way to proceed?
> Thanks,
> Troy

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