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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] CouchDB Logo - Round #2
Date Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:02:05 GMT
Yes, let’s cancel this one and restart it on dev@. — Sorry for the confusion! We should
have caught this earlier.

Best
Jan
--

> On 07 Apr 2015, at 19:12, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> My experience is that split thread votes tend to be quite messy. Discussion
> is missed, etc.
> 
> On Tue, 7 Apr 2015 at 19:07 Andy Wenk <andywenk@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> that would be the second cancellation ;-). Why not simply resend it to dev@
>> ?
>> 
>> On 7 April 2015 at 18:56, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> Are we going to cancel this vote and re-run it on dev@?
>>> 
>>> On Tue, 7 Apr 2015 at 09:27 Nick North <north.n@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I've been away from CouchDB for a few months, so maybe my vote should
>>> only
>>>> count at half weight. Echoing Jason's comment: it's great to see the
>>> effort
>>>> that has gone into this.
>>>> 
>>>> +1 Constantin Angheloiu
>>>> 
>>>> On Tue, 7 Apr 2015 at 07:13 Jason Smith <jason.h.smith@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> +1 Constantin Angheleloiu
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thanks to everybody who submitted logos. I am so excited to see this
>>> sort
>>>>> of community effort!
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Tue, Apr 7, 2015 at 12:34 PM, Johs Ensby <johs@b2w.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> +1 Old logo
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> The logo is the “memory chip” for the brand experience helping
the
>>>>>> audience to quickly identify the brand and recall previous
>>> impressions.
>>>>>> Changing the logo resets our audience’s "memory chip" and you start
>>>>> pretty
>>>>>> much all over again.
>>>>>> I think the logo itself is good enough to take CouchDB all the way,
>>> it
>>>>>> could be strengthened by a not having to carry around a slogan or
>> its
>>>>>> mother brand Apache. These are separate parts of the identity
>> program
>>>> as
>>>>> I
>>>>>> have tried to illustrate here.
>>>>>> https://s3.amazonaws.com/johs/couchdb-old-logo.pdf <
>>>>>> https://s3.amazonaws.com/johs/couchdb-old-logo.pdf>
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Constantin’s proposal is the only one that qualifies as a logo
in
>>>> design
>>>>>> quality for me. This sofa is an icon, and as such it is functional
>>> and
>>>>>> supports the name and makes it easy to recognise and remember,
>> which
>>> is
>>>>> the
>>>>>> most fundamental function of the logo.
>>>>>> My reason for still voting on for the old one is that a sofa in it
>>> self
>>>>>> does not carry the Relax or Rest message, which I would think is
>> the
>>>>> whole
>>>>>> point with “Couch” in the first place.
>>>>>> The old logo is a symbol of relaxation, remove the guy and you
>> have a
>>>>>> furniture.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I want to say thanks to the contributors with a reason for not
>> voting
>>>> for
>>>>>> their proposal:
>>>>>> Paul Davis: This is Couch (symbol) + Couch (word) without the key
>>>> message
>>>>>> and the sofa dull on its own.
>>>>>> Nick Pavlica: Overambitious symbolism
>>>>>> Brad Noble: Looses the link to the name, and too generic a symbol
>>>>>> Sean Barclay: The 3D logo makes even more of a furniture (rather
>>> than a
>>>>>> symbol) out of the logo. The proposal to rebrand and look at
>>>> alternative
>>>>>> names is the way to go if the existing logo was to be abandoned.
If
>>> we
>>>>> want
>>>>>> to start over again, we should dig deep for something really
>>> valuable,
>>>>> but
>>>>>> for that there needs to be a process to support a multistep
>> approach.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> johs
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On 06 Apr 2015, at 19:09, Alexander Shorin <kxepal@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> as announced in [1] we are voting on a new CouchDB logo today.
>>>>>>> Multiple votes are possible.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Options to vote for:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Paul Davis:
>>>>>>> http://f.cl.ly/items/3U0A1s0r361Z1Y3v1p1b/big-couch-logo.png
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Nick Pavlica:
>>>>>>> Logo 1:
>>>>>> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1x_MiNkTQrS8CHI7IkfzWoLbV_
>>>>> Chdpku3fnwj041rYFI/edit?usp=sharing
>>>>>>> Logo 2:
>>>>>> https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1tDFdIIJePNVC1UOVVxZ0FUWWM/
>>>>> view?usp=sharing
>>>>>>> Logo 3:
>>>>>> https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1tDFdIIJePNYlJUbFo4M2VBVXc/view
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Brad Noble:
>>>>>>> https://www.dropbox.com/s/7nqptqjrupj54no/2014-11-04%
>>>>> 2009.54.55.jpg?dl=0
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Sean Barclay:
>>>>>>> https://app.box.com/s/cko5yt2hqbcbejgu2qtl
>>>>>>> (Logo 1, Logo 2, Logo 3)
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Constantin Angheloiu:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>> https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwCSb3J9EzV3UEJ1SU41NWk2Q1E/
>>>>> view?usp=sharing
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Old logo:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb/supplement/logo/
>>>>> couchdb-logo.png
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> [1]
>>>>>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/couchdb-
>>>> marketing/201503.mbox/%
>>>>> 3CCAJ1bcfHWwu%3DYhmkuP1pTwkaOHHr%3D%2B%
>> 3D2xgSbGPCAafuKHw0gDQQ%40mail.
>>>>> gmail.com%3E
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> ,,,^..^,,,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Andy Wenk
>> Hamburg - Germany
>> RockIt!
>> 
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>> 
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