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From "Musayev, Ilya" <imusa...@webmd.net>
Subject RE: Pirate Monkey?
Date Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:03:38 GMT
Chiradeep, this picture made my day :) I'm printing it large now ...

Sebastien and Harm,

I don't think the intent is to change ACS logo, its only a picture on a hackathon shirt, so
definitely  a low profile thing to spice up things a bit.

-----Original Message-----
From: Chiradeep Vittal [mailto:Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 10:23 AM
To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
Subject: Re: Pirate Monkey?

Arjan and Sebastien,

Did you perhaps want a monkey in a business suit? That would be monkey business. LOL Check
this one out:
http://flic.kr/p/hTARK3


On 11/27/13 7:01 AM, "me@kelceydamage.com" <me@kelceydamage.com> wrote:

>I think there needs to be some leeway between the product and the 
>community.
>
>I understand the boardroom concerns, but a lot of cloudstacks charm is 
>it's people. The special, diverse, and creative people that chose to 
>make it their project.
>
>I think making fun themes and so on, goes great with our hackathon and 
>other informal dev events. And I lean towards the more professional 
>side when it comes to our user/public focused events/media.
>
>-Kelcey
>
>Sent from my HTC
>
>----- Reply message -----
>From: "sebgoa" <runseb@gmail.com>
>To: <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
>Subject: Pirate Monkey?
>Date: Wed, Nov 27, 2013 6:39 AM
>
>On Nov 27, 2013, at 3:18 PM, Arjan Eriks <eriarjan@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>Guys,
>
>I just joined the marketing list as co-organizer of the CCCEU13. And i 
>was involved in the logo design for the event as well (hence i 
>recognize the monkey on the pirate shirt).
>
>I like the pirate design very much. It gives some feeling about 
>rebellion, being brave, different, funny, adventurous and such. A lot 
>of values you would like to have as an open source community. We are 
>not like the rest, we are making our own choices.
>
>But for positioning CLoudStack as a top of the bill cloud product, that 
>plays a role next to OpenStack, AWS, Azure, IBM etc. etc.. I do not 
>like the monkey logo that much. It just feels too much like a comic 
>book. A lot of open source products are not chosen on a C level, but 
>CloudStack is. Imho it should look robust, mature, proven, open, 
>global... and maybe even 'enterprise' sometimes.
>
>Really would like to hear your ideas on this. Thanks, Arjan
>
>
>I am with you Arjan. I said it before, the monkey is cool but can be 
>associated (in the western world) with fun/joker and unreliable 
>(totally biased prejudice of course).
>
>The background of the monkey logo comes from "Journey to the West"
>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Journey_to_the_West
>
>Where you can read:
>"...It deals entirely with the earlier exploits of Sun Wukong, a monkey 
>born from a stone nourished by the Five Elements, who learns the art of 
>the Tao, 72 polymorphic transformations, combat, and secrets of 
>immortality, and through guile and force makes a name for himself"
>
>Regarding the pirate, I think it's cool but I do share Harm's concern, 
>and as with Gamma rays.we have to be careful:
>http://www.statemaster.com/encyclopedia/Single_event-upset
>
>
>-Sebastien
>
>
>kelcey@backbonetechnology.com 27 Nov 2013 14:36 Hahaha,
>
>I'm in! All in the name of good clean fun ;).
>
>Sent from my HTC
>
>----- Reply message -----
>From: "Mathias Mullins" <mathias.mullins@citrix.com>
>To: "marketing@cloudstack.apache.org" <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>
>Subject: Pirate Monkey?
>Date: Tue, Nov 26, 2013 6:03 PM
>
>Definite +1 if we get the shirt, hats, and songs!! Now all we need is 
>the Rum (of course to be had in other areas of the conference) :-)
>
>+1000 with Chip and Joe on Kelcey manning the Booth in full Johnny Depp
>style CaptĀ¹n Monk Gear!!! :-D
>
>Matt



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