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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] CouchDB Logo - Round #2
Date Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:12:56 GMT
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
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
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> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
>
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