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From "David W. Van Couvering" <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache Derby logo
Date Tue, 06 Dec 2005 19:06:18 GMT
It sounds like this is a vote for "none of the above" -- e.g. let's wait 
for more submissions, like Brian.

David

Oyvind.Bakksjo@Sun.COM wrote:
> Knut Anders Hatlen wrote:
> 
>>
>> Since you are a committer and have a binding vote, could you clarify
>> what you mean by this? Is it a veto or are you just expressing your
>> opinion?
> 
> 
> No, a veto would be a -1 on something. :) I'm expressing my opinion (I 
> agree with Brian Smith). Perhaps it was confusing since this thread has 
> [VOTE] in the subject.
> 
> I have the feeling that the vote we are doing is on whether we want some 
> nice, professionally looking graphics versus some home-made crap. Well 
> of course we want the nice logo. But I think the vote is a bit too much 
> about presentation and too little about content. I'd like to see more 
> hi-res, anti-aliased, professionally looking logos before making a 
> decision. Keeping the Red Hat logo in mind, I'd say "enough with the 
> hats already". :) I think it's too similar, we'll look like "the Red Hat 
> database". Also, what people associate with the word Derby varies: A 
> soccer team, a city in England, horse racing, a hat, more?
> 
> But I don't object enough to veto the logo vote. ;)
> 
> -- 
> Oyvind Bakksjo
> Sun Microsystems, Database Technology Group
> Trondheim, Norway
> http://weblogs.java.net/blog/bakksjo/

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