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From Jonathan Campos <jonbcam...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [BLOG Post Proposal] Logo Contest Update
Date Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:11:19 GMT
I would remove any fallen f discussion and just be positive about good
proposals. Wouldn't want to be picking at anyone.
On Jan 26, 2012 11:54 PM, "Doug Arthur" <dougarthur@apache.org> wrote:

> Here's my blog post proposal, I will post it tomorrow if no one opposes.
> -Doug
>
> -------------------
> Logo Contest Update:
>
> The logo contest was a major milestone for our project. The community
> and PPMC members came together and voted on a logo, and were in-sync
> for the entire ride. The community and PPMC members both chose #42 and
> #49 as the top choices in the first round. This was a clear sign that
> the community and PPMC are in-sync. This contest has shown how
> thriving and active this community is, and suggests it will continue
> to be. Not only has this contest been evidence of the cohesion of the
> community as a unit, but the sheer amount of topics and active
> community members engaging in these discussions have made this a great
> project to be a part of.
>
> There a lot of awesome discussions going on, and some of those
> discussions are even a little bit difficult, but they are still
> incredibly productive. There was a bit of discussion surrounding the
> impact of the logo and how it would reflect as the image for our
> project. Of the top two logos, #49 by Julien Brehier, was considered
> to be viewed as a fallen "F", or a sinking ship. Others thought it
> represented an A, merged with an F, and peaking for success (my
> personal favorite). This was discussed in the second round of voting.
> While #42 came out on top in the second round, #49 did have a top spot
> with the community for the first round. A very good accomplishment, I
> must say, for Julien. Congratulations!
>
> Now that the contest has wrapped up, the next step is to potentially
> make some small tweaks to the logo. Some discussion has been made
> regarding the color of the logo, and even the placement of the word
> "apache" in the logo. If you subscribe to the flex-dev mailing list,
> you can follow along as these developments unfold.
>
> These are some exciting times for Apache Flex, and I look forward to
> being a part of this project. In addition, everyone involved should be
> proud and excited to be part of this project and its future.
>

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