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From Rory O'Farrell <ofarr...@iol.ie>
Subject Re: [vote] Logo for About dialog in 4.1.8 [was: Re: About 20th anniversary plans]
Date Wed, 09 Sep 2020 12:31:26 GMT
On Wed, 9 Sep 2020 13:56:56 +0200
Jörg Schmidt <joesch@j-m-schmidt.de> wrote:

> Hello Czesław, *,
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Czesław Wolański [mailto:czeslaw.wolanski@gmail.com] 
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2020 1:11 PM
> > To: dev@openoffice.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [vote] Logo for About dialog in 4.1.8 [was: Re: 
> > About 20th anniversary plans]
> > 
> > Hi Jörg, all
> > 
> > > If there is still time for suggestions, here is mine:
> > >
> > > http://calc-info.de/files/AOO_20years.png
> > 
> > Just a little variation on the theme "Logo for About dialog in 4.1.8"
> > based upon your suggestion (and minor/cosmetic alteration on my part).
> > 
> > https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UPed2jyIhHEp9ST49q0uNgqFDWJsN
> > L1s/view?usp=sharing
> 
> In my opinion, the proposal with the text to the right of the existing logo looks similarly
unfavorable as the original proposal (i mean: https://home.apache.org/~mseidel/about_20yrs.png)
> 
> > BTW:
> > What font is used for: "Open for all / since 20 years"?
> 
> Arial italic
> 
> 
> 
> I still don't feel my own proposal is optimal, although I had already varied a lot.
> It is important to find an optimum between content and design of the text and the use
of elements of the actual logo.
> 
> e.g. I first tried to write "Open" and "20 years" in blue and "for all since" in dark
grey, but that seemed to distort the content.
> 
> Maybe the spelling would be too:
> 
> "Open. For all. Since 20 years"

In terms of better English grammar and punctuation, it should be

Open, for all, for 20 years.

or better yet

Open for all, for 20 years.


Rory



> (at the end, without dot)
> 
> feasible, because in the de-OOo-Community we (i think it was Eric H.) once invented a
very public slogan :
> 
> "Open. For Business"
> (at the end, without dot)
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Jörg
> 
> 
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