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[libreoffice-marketing] [libreoffice-marketing] Re: http://web.libreofficebox.org/


Hi Drew, *

I've been much too short in my comment - thanks for clarification...

Drew Jensen wrote:

> On Sat, 2011-02-05 at 22:06 +0100, Dr. Bernhard Dippold wrote:
> > Of course. The design Drew chose for his SCALE DVD is based on
> > their actual DVD design. (By the way provided by one of the most
> > active Design Team members) ;-)
>
> Yes and I mentioned that in (I think) each post referring to that
> design.

My single point in this mail was: The LibO-Box is part of our community.
I wanted to show that you are aware of this work - that's all.
>
> But let's be fair - it has the official mime-icons placed in a
> semi-circle, the background used is gone, the logo is changed from
> official to community, all text, even as an en translation from the de,
> from the original is either gone, altered and repositioned, below each
> icon now  text added that is not on the original - so yes it saved a few
> minutes.

That's what I meant by "it's based on" - it follows the same "visual
language". If you understood it as "copied" or "wasn't able to create
anything on his own" I'm very sorry - it's exactly the opposite to what
I meant!


I want to get a common design for all community distributions - but
at the moment I can't spend enough time on this task.

>
> [... interactive work on the US marketing mailing list ... ]
>
> - so calling it 'Drew's' disc is a bit of a stretch, IMO.

Sorry - I didn't know. I can't follow the US marketing list too :-(
>
> On a personal note, and as I mentioned on the US list, I find it
> interesting that after posting to the international design list, no
> response, but it was discussed, briefly, on the German list.

It is marked for reply (as about 30 other mails on the design list),
but you're right - a short "I like it - it fit's with the branding guideline"
would have been appropriate. I'll remember (hopefully) for the
next time.

The reason why to post it on the DE-list was a different one:
People there still discussed different proposals for their DVD
design. As I already mentioned, I want to create a consistent
Branding Design for LibreOffice, so I hoped they would tend to
the proposal similar to the US group's design. They did ;-)
>
> [...]

Best regards

And sorry again for any displeasure!

Bernhard




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