[Marketing] Local Chapter T-Shirts web store

Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) tmitchell at osgeo.org
Sat Jan 1 18:03:08 EST 2011

Shouldn't be any problem Jorge.  Note that only a couple of us ever touch the 
cafepress.com store for OSGeo - if you wanted to add it there, that'd be fine 


On January 1, 2011 12:19:59 pm Cameron Shorter wrote:
> Hi Jorge,
> I love the design idea of "<osgeo lang="ES">".
> I can't see there being any issue with printing and selling shirts with
> an OSGeo-Logo on it.
> I see it as being the same principle as Open Source Software.
> You can charge for the packaging and distributing of the software/shirt,
> but not for the software/logo design.
> I do notice that the Spanish logo is different to the OSGeo logo. I'm
> personally in favour of allowing regions to create new logos from the
> base osgeo logo, but there has been some unresolved discussion around
> the use of variant logos.
> On 30/12/10 03:11, Jorge Gaspar Sanz Salinas wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > At Spanish Language LC we want to have t-shirts or other apparel to
> > present ourselves at events as cool OSGeoers.
> > 
> > In the past we produced some t-shirts thanks to a great design by one
> > of our members and with the small benefits of selling them we created
> > or purchased other marketing materials. The story behind those
> > t-shirts well deserves a beer or two.
> > 
> > Anyway, now we want to upload some new designs, as we have a LC
> > logo[2] to a cafepress-like website to let anyone to buy a t-shirt. We
> > won't increase the base price of the t-shirt as we don't want to have
> > to deal with money until we decide how to do it.
> > 
> > Is there any problem about setting up a web-store to sell OSGeo
> > Spanish LC marketing materials?
> > 
> > I'm asking here before doing nothing, and on behalf of the OSGeo-ES
> > board of directors to avoid any future misunderstanding or conflict.
> > 
> > Warm regards and happy new year to everyone.
> > Jorge
> > 
> > [1] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/File:Osgeo-es-tshirt.png
> > [2] http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/File:Logo-osgeo-es.png


Tyler Mitchell
Executive Director, OSGeo
tmitchell at osgeo.org
See you at FOSS4 2011 Denver in September!
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