I definitely think this is a good idea. clarification on how you may use the GIMP brand will help with the confusion.
Should a new email thread be started though, so we can talk about GIMP Branding Guidelines? -- Jesus is my Lord and Savior. Praise be unto God for giving us a way to live with him. <https://www.facebook.com/android272> <https://plus.google.com/u/0/113439282950133616549/posts> <http://www.linkedin.com/pub/andrew-pullins/6a/2b3/366> <https://twitter.com/android272> <http://android272.deviantart.com/> On Tue, Jun 23, 2015 at 3:15 PM, C R <caj...@gmail.com> wrote: > Branding guidelines are as much about what NOT to do as it is what to do. > Notice that official project usage and regular public usage are different > sections of the design document for Libre Office. It's beneficial to > separate projects associated with GIMP development from other sub-sections > that may or may not be affiliated with GIMP. > > Thus, it's not a dictation of what to do to copy the GIMP project website, > but rather preserve the brand so it is not diluded by, say 1000 different > wilbur fan art graphics, which is what you see when you do a Google image > search for "GIMP logo". I think there's benefit in providing some official > graphics and pre-made banners for things that link back to the official > GIMP website, and special versions of the graphic for things tied directly > to the GIMP project, and other graphics for general public use to spread > awareness of GIMP. > > Thoughts? > > It's a good deal of work though, so if people aren't on board with it, > please do let me know now. :) > > On Tue, Jun 23, 2015 at 7:15 PM, Michael Schumacher <schum...@gmx.de> > wrote: > > > > > > > On 06/23/2015 04:04 AM, Andrew Pullins 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. > > > > Some people already mistake gimpforums.com for an official resource > > because it resembles the www.gimp.org site rather closely. > > > > I really wouldn't like to encourage or dictate that any site should use > > the same colors, fonts and measurements. > > > > > > -- > > Regards, > > Michael > > GPG: 96A8 B38A 728A 577D 724D 60E5 F855 53EC B36D 4CDD > > _______________________________________________ > > gimp-developer-list mailing list > > List address: firstname.lastname@example.org > > List membership: > > https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer-list > > List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-developer-list > > > _______________________________________________ > gimp-developer-list mailing list > List address: email@example.com > List membership: > https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer-list > List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-developer-list > _______________________________________________ gimp-developer-list mailing list List address: firstname.lastname@example.org List membership: https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer-list List archives: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-developer-list