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From Andrew Purtell <apurt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: New HBase Logo
Date Thu, 01 Sep 2011 05:00:36 GMT
Of the many candidates, this was a reasonable choice. 

I actually like it. Though, the 80s were my formative years. So take that from a guy who walked
around for months with a head of long hair but one side shaved practically bald.
   - Andy

>From: highpointe <highpointe3i@gmail.com>
>To: "dev@hbase.apache.org" <dev@hbase.apache.org>
>Sent: Thursday, September 1, 2011 12:54 PM
>Subject: Re: New HBase Logo
>Sent from my iPhone
>On Aug 31, 2011, at 10:30 PM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
>> Your PMC voted the following as the new HBase logo:
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/attachment/12492477/01.jpg
>> It will replace the now retired bass clef that has served us well down
>> through the years.
>> We hope you like it.
>> The process by which we came up with this design was long and
>> torturous.  Hopefully we will not have to ever repeat it.  At one time
>> the thought was to have the broad hbase community vote on the logo but
>> getting your PMC just to agree on a small set of contenders was like
>> pulling teeth; painful all around (engineers and design == not such a
>> good mix).  May you all forgive us for keeping the decision committee
>> small.
>> We'll roll it out in the next day or so.
>> A new website redesign is also on its way.  Hopefully that will show
>> up soon too.  We'll keep you posted.
>> Yours,
>> St.Ack
>> P.S. Thank you to dezinden on 99designs for the winning logo
>> P.P.S Thanks to StumbleUpon for forking over the dollars to fund the
>> 99designs competition
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