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From Giles Sirett <giles.sir...@shapeblue.com>
Subject RE: Request: Help designing a 'powered by' logo for CloudStack
Date Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:47:01 GMT
+1
Steve. Agreed

Mr monkey has his place for some, but I don't think every organisation would use him

Kind Regards
Giles

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-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Wilson [mailto:steve.wilson@citrix.com]
Sent: 06 December 2013 16:45
To: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
Subject: Re: Request: Help designing a 'powered by' logo for CloudStack

Seems like the simple answer is to one one "powered by" logo with Monkey and one sans-Monkey.
 That way the person/entity choosing to display it on their site could choose the image they
want to portray.

On 12/6/13 6:04 AM, "Daan Hoogland" <daan.hoogland@gmail.com> wrote:

>Kirk,
>
>Not to stress my dislike of our fellow primates; I would like some more
>emphasis on the cloud then that. The fellow reminds me just a tad to
>much of greasemonkey.
>
>my .02 of wrench,
>Daan
>
>On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 10:10 PM, Kirk Jantzer <kirk.jantzer@gmail.com>
>wrote:
>> Not to throw a wrench in things, but I got into work this morning and
>>saw  my badge from the CloudStack conference in San Jose earlier this
>>year.
>>It's
>> the face of a monkey made up of a bunch of text from some CloudStack
>>documentation. I thought something to that effect with the words
>>"powered",  "by", "apache", and "cloudstack" scattered (but obvious)
>>throughout the  logo. What are everyone's thoughts on this?? I'm not
>>asking to change  things, I'm just brainstorming here.
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Kirk Jantzer
>> http://about.me/kirkjantzer
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 3:37 PM, Laszlo Hornyak
>><laszlo.hornyak@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> I want to avoid having an overlay on the image, so I will return to
>>>my  previous design and fix that. Guys if you want the monkey, now
>>>you have a  very easy job :-)
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Daan Hoogland
>>> <daan.hoogland@gmail.com
>>> >wrote:
>>>
>>> > Yes Kirk, that would help. That or a scale down of the cloud and
>>> > monkey in comparison to the letters. (I have no problem with any
>>> > of our fellow primates)
>>> >
>>> > On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 12:11 AM, Kirk Jantzer
>>><kirk.jantzer@gmail.com>
>>> > wrote:
>>> > > Daan - agreed about the balance, however disagree about the
>>>monkey. I
>>> > think
>>> > > if the text was a layer over the cloud, it might be more
>>> > > balanced,
>>>like
>>> > > this: http://i.imgur.com/WTNAIoG.png (not the same font or text,
>>>but
>>> the
>>> > > idea)
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > > Regards,
>>> > >
>>> > > Kirk Jantzer
>>> > > http://about.me/kirkjantzer
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > > On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 4:34 PM, Daan Hoogland
>>><daan.hoogland@gmail.com
>>> > >wrote:
>>> > >
>>> > >> I actually don't like the cute creature in there. from a
>>> > >> graphical stance; it ruins the balance in the logo, hanging out
>>> > >> on the top right. maybe because of the form factor. maybe you
>>> > >> can try one
>>>without
>>> > >> the monkey and one cut in which the centre of the picture is
>>>between
>>> > >> the base of the monkey tail and the start of the cloud.
>>> > >>
>>> > >> sorry to nag,
>>> > >> Daan
>>> > >>
>>> > >> On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 10:00 PM, Laszlo Hornyak
>>> > >> <laszlo.hornyak@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > >> > Hi,
>>> > >> >
>>> > >> > Sending version 0.0.3:
>>> > >> > - Complete monkey added
>>> > >> > - "Apache" added
>>> > >> > - Clouds more like the original logo This also comes with
>>> > >> > some cons:
>>> > >> > - 4 colors
>>> > >> > - lots of text, at least compared to 0.0.1 but if you look
at
>>> > >> > it scaled down to very small, it is still
>>> readable,
>>> > >> even
>>> > >> > the monkey is so-so.
>>> > >> >
>>> > >> > Just in case someone feels like experimenting, I also
>>> > >> > attached
>>>the
>>> up
>>> > to
>>> > >> > date version of my reverse engineered cloudstack monkey with
>>>cloud.
>>> > >> >
>>> > >> > steroidmonkey is just a bit different from the
>>>poweredbycloudstack
>>> > svg,
>>> > >> spot
>>> > >> > the difference :-)
>>> > >> >
>>> > >> > Your feedback is welcome!
>>> > >> >
>>> > >> > Thank you,
>>> > >> > Laszlo
>>> > >> >
>>> > >> >
>>> > >> > On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 11:31 AM, Daan Hoogland <
>>> > daan.hoogland@gmail.com>
>>> > >> > wrote:
>>> > >> >>
>>> > >> >> I like,
>>> > >> >> 2. But I agree with Rbyn about the word apache. I should
be
>>> > >> >> in
>>> there.
>>> > >> >> I think it must even.
>>> > >> >> 1. It looks streched on my preview in finder as well
>>> > >> >>
>>> > >> >> On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 9:47 PM, Robyn Bergeron <
>>> rbergero@redhat.com>
>>> > >> >> wrote:
>>> > >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >
>>> > >> >> > ----- Original Message -----
>>> > >> >> >> From: "Laszlo Hornyak" <laszlo.hornyak@gmail.com>
>>> > >> >> >> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>>> > >> >> >> Cc: marketing@cloudstack.apache.org
>>> > >> >> >> Sent: Sunday, December 1, 2013 10:31:11 AM
>>> > >> >> >> Subject: Re: Request: Help designing a 'powered
by' logo
>>> > >> >> >> for
>>> > >> CloudStack
>>> > >> >> >>
>>> > >> >> >> Hi,
>>> > >> >> >>
>>> > >> >> >> Here is my version:
>>> > >> >> >>  - SVG format as you requested
>>> > >> >> >>  - Only two colors, exactly the same as for the
original
>>>logo. I
>>> > >> prefer
>>> > >> >> >> few
>>> > >> >> >> colors for such pictures
>>> > >> >> >>  - Unfortunately the monkey could not make it,
the whole
>>>thing
>>> > needs
>>> > >> to
>>> > >> >> >> fit
>>> > >> >> >> into a very small area and the monkey would be
too little
>>>detail
>>> > (the
>>> > >> >> >> monkey is ├╝bercool anyway)
>>> > >> >> >>  - if no monkey, then cloud
>>> > >> >> >>  - only "powered by cloudstack", no extra text
because it
>>>make
>>> > make
>>> > >> >> >> difficult to read in such a small place
>>> > >> >> >>  - see attached file :)
>>> > >> >> >
>>> > >> >> > Hi,
>>> > >> >> >
>>> > >> >> > I like the cloud idea/placement. (And totally get
that
>>> > >> >> > it's
>>>going
>>> > to
>>> > >> be
>>> > >> >> > hard to see the monkey in such a small space. Even
though
>>>he's so
>>> > >> cute.)
>>> > >> >> >
>>> > >> >> > Two things -
>>> > >> >> >
>>> > >> >> > 1) The lettering in the word "cloudstack" looks stretched
>>> > >> >> > as
>>> > compared
>>> > >> >> > with the normal look of the font - I'm not sure if
that's
>>> > >> intentional, not
>>> > >> >> > intentional, something really weird in how it's rendering
>>> > >> >> > on
>>>my
>>> > >> screen... :)
>>> > >> >> > 2) I realize the problem around "no extra text" but
... do
>>> > >> >> > we
>>> want
>>> > to
>>> > >> >> > add in the word apache? (or conversely, is there
any
>>> > >> >> > reason
>>>why
>>> it
>>> > >> shouldn't
>>> > >> >> > be added in... legal, etc)?
>>> > >> >> >
>>> > >> >> > -robyn
>>> > >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >>
>>> > >> >> >>
>>> > >> >> >> On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 6:56 PM, David Nalley
>>><david@gnsa.us>
>>> > wrote:
>>> > >> >> >>
>>> > >> >> >> > Hi folks:
>>> > >> >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >> > If you happen to have some graphical design
talent (I
>>> > >> >> >> > have
>>> > none) I
>>> > >> >> >> > have a great opportunity for you :)
>>> > >> >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >> > CloudStack needs a 'powered by' logo that
is easy to
>>>consume,
>>> > and
>>> > >> is
>>> > >> >> >> > also attractive.
>>> > >> >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >> > A couple examples of powered by logos:
>>> > >> >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >> > http://tomcat.apache.org/images/tomcat-power.gif
>>> > >> >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >> >
>>> > >>
>>> >
>>>
>>>https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/download/attachments/80899/mahout
>>>-lo
>>>go-poweredby-100.png?version=1&modificationDate=1312880703000
>>> > >> >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >> >
>>> > >>
>>> >
>>>
>>>https://netbeans.org/images_www/screenshots/6.0/baseIDE_ant_powered_1
>>>50p
>>>x.png
>>> > >> >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >> > A couple of constraints:
>>> > >> >> >> > * Please don't use the Apache feather. (we
could, but
>>> > >> >> >> > lets
>>> not;
>>> > it
>>> > >> >> >> > will make life simpler)
>>> > >> >> >> > * Please try and produce a vector format
as source
>>> > >> >> >> > (this
>>> allows
>>> > us
>>> > >> to
>>> > >> >> >> > scale/etc)
>>> > >> >> >> > * Because this will become a trademark (which
is vastly
>>> > different
>>> > >> >> >> > that
>>> > >> >> >> > copyright) - we will likely need some explicit
email
>>>agreement
>>> > >> around
>>> > >> >> >> > trademarks rights for the image. (I promise,
it isn't
>>> > >> >> >> > as
>>>scary
>>> > as
>>> > >> >> >> > that
>>> > >> >> >> > sentence makes it out to be.)
>>> > >> >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >> > Anyone interested?
>>> > >> >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >> > --David
>>> > >> >> >> >
>>> > >> >> >>
>>> > >> >> >>
>>> > >> >> >>
>>> > >> >> >> --
>>> > >> >> >>
>>> > >> >> >> EOF
>>> > >> >> >>
>>> > >> >
>>> > >> >
>>> > >> >
>>> > >> >
>>> > >> > --
>>> > >> >
>>> > >> > EOF
>>> > >>
>>> >
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>> EOF
>>>

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