[Marketing] extending the logo to a local chapter

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 14:39:39 EST 2009

Jody failed to mention that he won the competition we had for creating 
the logo.
You can see it here:

Jody Garnett wrote:
> The Australian New Zealand group ran an email thread to generate their 
> own logo (however the selected entry took visual queues on the 
> pre-change osgeo logo since I was out of the loop and did not expect a 
> new logo to emerge).
> As such I would like to extend the list of questions to include:
> - can we mirror the color selection / font used for the osgeo logo
> I also found that the font documented for the osgeo logo did not match 
> up visually on my computer when the aust-nz logo was created. Probably 
> a cross platform issue but there it is.
> Jody
> Lorenzo Becchi wrote:
>> in the last meeting of the Board of the Spanish Local chapter 
>> (board-es), we've focused on the need for a logo.
>> we have started a good number of initiative and we need to show a 
>> little bit of branding.
>> Our idea is to have a variant of OSGeo logo like: "OSGeo-es" and to 
>> translate or change "your open source compass".
>> We think that literal translation could result hilarious.
>> I've been talking about it with Jeroen in Valencia at the beginning 
>> of December.
>> Jeroen said that it is technically easy but would make sense to open 
>> the debate to make things properly.
>> I do agree.
>> as official local chapter, questions are:
>> - can we use the logo?
>> - can we extend it?
>> - car we change the "compass" phrase?
>> best regards
>> Lorenzo
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