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From "Samer Kanjo" <sa...@kanjo.net>
Subject RE: Logo Showcase
Date Wed, 30 Nov 2005 18:45:26 GMT

If you look at Roger's initial post and open the attachment you will see
that he addressed the issues you mentioned: small size of logo, black and
white logo. He also addressed the case of displaying the logo on a dark


-----Original Message-----
From: Jeffrey Lichtman [mailto:swazoo@rcn.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2005 12:37 PM
To: Derby Discussion
Subject: Re: Logo Showcase

>What's a "favicon"?

A favicon is a very small graphic file that is associated with a web 
site. A browser will usually display it in the upper left corner of a 
page or tab window. The resolution of a favicon is usually 16 by 16 pixels.

The Google favicon is a blue capital G in a white square with a 
colored border. Any modern browser should display it.

We should consider whether it's a requirement for the Derby logo to 
work as a favicon. The small size and limited number of pixels means 
that not all designs will look good as favicons.

BTW, it's also worth thinking about what a logo will look like in 
black and white, in case someone ever wants to do a large print run 
(color printing is expensive).

                        -        Jeff Lichtman
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