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Re: Board question regarding non-software goods.



2012/2/22 Máirín Duffy <duffy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Wed, 2012-02-22 at 17:44 -0500, David Nalley wrote:
>> Need for swag is discussed and agreed to by regional groups such as
>> FAmNA, EMEA Ambassadors, in public. Designs either generated or
>> proofed by Fedora Design (or are designs that have been generated or
>> approved in the past) and are then ordered
>
> FWIW there has been more than a trivial amount of swag that has not gone
> through design team approval and print-ready artwork has not been
> proofed with the design team, resulting in incorrect colors (RGB instead
> of correct CMYK colorspace) and the wrong usage of fonts (usually due to
> not flattening fonts to paths) in the final product. For the most part,
> logo manipulations do go through either the logo queue or the Design
> team, but I have been disappointed in the past by designs with errors
> that could have been prevented.

That is true - I can think of a number of instances where that has
been the case, though most of the examples I can think of seem to be a
bit distant, but I've also been far more distant from the preparation
of swag as well.

--David
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