[Marketing] Motion to approve the new OSGeo symbols set by Nicolas Bozon
Astrid Emde (OSGeo)
astrid_emde at osgeo.org
Wed Dec 19 10:40:41 PST 2018
thanks for your feedback.
Am 19.12.2018 19:23 schrieb Cameron Shorter:
> If we are signing off on payment, can you please provide the criteria
> provided to Nicolas, so that we can confirm that he has met that
This it what we asked for with the OSGeo Budget 2018
* 5000 extra for website/logo/other design items to keep it current and
not find ourselves again with outdated website in 4 years, which costs
more time and money.
* see https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Budget_2018#OSGeo_Committees
* and in the spreadsheet it says: 5000 Enhancements and additional
> I personally am really impressed with Nicolas' work. I love the
> consistency Nicolas has brought to the symbol set, and the fact that
> it is using SVG which can be scaled. I can see it as being something
> we can use in an aggregate situation (such as OSGeoLive).
> I also see extra things which I'd like to see happen for this task.
> (Maybe as a next engagement for Nicolas).
Yes - maybe we can make a new engagement. But maybe we can look first
how we can use the logos that we have now.
> 1. I feel the grey logos could be much better if we added the source
> colours to them.
Explanation: Only some logos are provided with source colors
Background: Nicolas mission was only to provide the ttf-files and extend
mapsk.in with the OSGeo logos/ project logos
> 2. For the symbol set to be sustainable, it will need to be able to be
> updated long term, by more people than Nicolas. We would want new
> projects to be able to create their own logos. Hence, we should
> provide a HOWTO page which explains the process for creating a new
> logo that a project (typically a software developer) could follow.
> Ideally the barrier to entry in creating the logo will be low.
Someone would work with Nicolas to transfer the solution to our
Nicolas created already two pull requests to transfer the code.
Maybe the Howto page has to be added. We can ask Nicolas.
> On 18/12/18 6:57 am, Astrid Emde (OSGeo) wrote:
>> Nicolas Bozon did a great work on the OSGeo symbols set as we planned
>> for 2018.
>> Thanks a lot!
>> Updated Preview:
>> Updated material:
>> Nicolas received a lot of feedback already.
>> MOTION: With this email I would like to make the motion to approve the
>> OSGeo symbols so we can transfer the payment from the marketing budget
>> to Nicolas.
>> Please Marketing members have a look and give feedback as soon as
>> Astrid Emde
>> OSGeo Board Member and OSGeo Secretary
>> Open Source Geospatial Foundation
>> astrid_emde at osgeo.org
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