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?

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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 [1].  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.
> >
> >
> > --
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> > Michael
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