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From Martin Heidegger ...@leichtgewicht.at>
Subject Re: Advice for Logo Contest Round 2
Date Tue, 24 Jan 2012 08:06:32 GMT
Hello Tomo,

This is perhaps the most offensive mail I have read on the mailinglist. 
This is a community and most members do have a own opinion. Elections 
are held to form a communal consensus. If you wanted to have a say in 
the logo matter you should have submitted a logo or participating in 
voting. Just trying to bash the communities efforts by your 2cnts is not 
going to help anyone.

That aside: I am pretty sure that many of the logos were sent in by 
design or marketing agencies that have a strong opinion about brands as 


On 24/01/2012 16:10, kitashima tomo wrote:
> Dear All,
> It nice to see the 3 Apache Flex logo are shorlisted for the final round.
> Seems like some of my good friends do not find it acceptable (my friends
> are the marketer
> working in the top 500 companies). They laughed their head off at PPMC's
> and voters' poor taste for nominate bad design logos. One of my friend
> even made a
> sarcastic remark of the Flex community are heading for a *sinking* since
> brand image are very important and do reflect how the customers' view
> the community.
> To confirm my doubt, I have contact some of the logo designers, they agree
> the top 3 logos hold no distinctive and meaningless except #12 and #50 seem
> to
> reflect the future of Apache Flex clearly. It may be *advisable* for the
> community to reconsider the contest. I wish to disclaimer that I'm not
> speaking up for anyone.
> Please ignore my advice if you find my message is of no importance. I wish
> the community good luck then.
> Lastly, I wish everyone a Happy Chinese New Year 2012.
> rgds,
> Kitashima Tomo

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