Yes, this is precisely what I have in mind. I will use my own materials as
a start, then we can sub in official ones later (if they indeed exist).
Additionally, we can make a repository of the construction files used so
(when/if) we decide to rebrand/recolour later, it will be a simple matter
to update the brand guidelines. Thanks for the link, Andrew.
On 23 Jun 2015 3:05 am, "Andrew Pullins" <android2...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Over in the LibreOffice project the design and marketing team made
> the LibreOffice Branding Guidelines . It goes over everything from what
> the official spelling of the name, acceptable abbreviations, how the logo
> is to look with exact measurements, what colors are to be used with it, and
> the official fonts. I think this would be a great starting point for
> creating a design document.
> When I was creating my Flat GIMP Icon Theme I wanted to get the orange to
> be as close to what I call GIMP orange as I could. The first go around I
> just color picked the sites header, but in the second I actually looked
> through the CSS and got the hex color code. I think that it would be very
> beneficial to release a document like this so that people know how to best
> advertise GIMP while keeping to its branding. Some People still call it
> The GIMP out of habit.
> Jesus is my Lord and Savior. Praise be unto God for giving us a way to
> live with him.
> <https://twitter.com/android272> <http://android272.deviantart.com/>
> On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 6:23 PM, C R <caj...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> All the more reason to offer a press kit of materials that are clearly
>> for people and companies to use to promote GIMP. It's ambiguous otherwise
>> because while the GIMP software is copyleft, the branding and materials
>> not be, and it's a pain for companies to pick out what's okay to use, and
>> for what purpose. We need to make that clear. I'll submit a patch for a
>> press kit section of the website in the coming week and we can gather
>> opinions from the GIMP team about what to include and exclude. This is
>> and important advertising for the project. We should make it easy to share
>> and promote GIMP as a tool for everyone to enjoy for business and personal
>> On 22 Jun 2015 1:42 pm, "Bill Skaggs" <weska...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Actually there is nobody who has the right to give special permission.
>> > GIMP software and manual are both released under very specific copyright
>> > conditions. The GIMP web site is copyrighted by "The GIMP Team". The
>> > members of the team are listed at http://www.gimp.org/team.html, but
>> > is no statement that any particular person has the right to release the
>> > material under altered conditions. In short, the licenses and copyright
>> > law give you certain rights, and nobody in the GIMP project has the
>> > to alter those rights.
>> > Bill
>> > On Sun, Jun 21, 2015 at 10:29 PM, Apollo D. Sharpe, Sr. <
>> > adsharp...@ironrookcomputing.com> wrote:
>> > > On 6/21/2015 7:57 PM, Gez wrote:
>> > >
>> > >> I don't think that requires permission.
>> > >> Using application screenshots is a fair use (as long as they don't
>> > >> depict anything objectionable or illegal, I think). Linking back to
>> > >> official site gimp.org is a good thing too, you're sending your
>> > >> to the place where the actual project lives and where its official
>> > >> can be found.
>> > >>
>> > >> As C R just said, I'm also curious about the details of your project.
>> > >> Just out of curiosity :-)
>> > >>
>> > > I didn't think that it'd be a problem, however, companies can never be
>> > too
>> > > careful. We are primarily a high performance computer hardware
>> > > We're trying to push PC-BSD, in an effort to show that the BSDs aren't
>> > > second or third class systems & can perform as well as any other
>> > > system...or better! At this point, the Linux users have their venues
>> > > consumer hardware. The major players have experiemented with it & then
>> > > there're companies like System 76 out there. Now, PC-BSD has a systems
>> > ally
>> > > for consumer. Powerful enough for a system's admin, but comfortable
>> > enough
>> > > for your parents!
>> > >
>> > > --
>> > > Regards,
>> > >
>> > > Apollo D. Sharpe, Sr.
>> > > Iron Rook Computing, LLC
>> > > Member/Owner
>> > >
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