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From Alexander Shorin <kxe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] CouchDB Logo - Round #2
Date Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:08:05 GMT
Ok. The vote is cancelled. Sorry everyone!
See all your votes on dev ML in round #3 thread!
--
,,,^..^,,,


On Tue, Apr 7, 2015 at 10:04 PM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
> In addition, we should clarify the voting format. People will have to vote on all proposals
and send a +1/0/-1 (+ variations) for each one of them. Not just pick the ones they like.
>
> Alexander’s vote in this thread is a good example.
>
> Thanks!
> 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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>>>
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