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From Om <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Logo contest round #2
Date Tue, 24 Jan 2012 00:27:22 GMT
+1 #49

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 4:30 PM, Jeremy Tellier <jeremytellier@gmail.com>wrote:

> +1 #42
>
> Jeremy
>
> On Jan 23, 2012, at 6:37 PM, Doug Arthur <dougarthur@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > Hello thriving community!
> >
> > We have had a great Logo contest so far. There were a lot of votes,
> > and a lot of discussion. All of the submission were great, and we
> > truly appreciate the contribution of such great work. The PPMC members
> > have been carefully dissecting what the next steps should be. This has
> > been a difficult task on its own, as we don't want to offend anyone's
> > great work and contribution. We also want to make sure we communicate
> > effectively with the community, therefore we had some private
> > discussions on how to proceed carefully and cautiously.
> >
> > With that said, the tallies are posted [1].
> >
> > [2] #49:
> >   Total:            106.5 Pts
> >   Community:   83.5 *
> >   PPMC:          23
> >
> > [3] #42:
> >   Total:             99.5
> >   Community:   68.5
> >   PPMC:          31 *
> >
> > [4] #40:
> >   Total:             65
> >   Community:   63
> >   PPMC:          2
> >
> > There are more community votes for #49 over #42 by only ~15. While the
> > PPMC members also had #49 in their top list, #42 came out on top,
> > while #40 was not favored by PPMC. Since there is no clear winner
> > between #42 and #49, we are conducting another round of voting for
> > those submissions. So with that warrants a congratulations to Tomasz
> > Maciag and Julien Brehier for their submissions and making it to
> > another round.
> >
> > Overall we should all be extremely happy with the votes as #42 and #49
> > were both the top two choices for the PPMC and the community. A clear
> > sign that the community and PPMC are in-sync. We passed an early and
> > important test! And congratulations to everyone else that submitted a
> > logo as well!
> >
> > With this round of voting, we're only going to have a +1 to which logo
> > you prefer (#42 or #49). Remember, PPMC members votes are the final
> > say, and ultimately, that will be the what final decision becomes, but
> > the community votes help the PPMC members make their decisions, so get
> > voting, and let us know which you like the best!
> >
> > With everything said, some of our discussions included concerns on how
> > each logo represents the future of Apache Flex. One specific concern
> > was how #49 appeared to some of the PPMC members, and feeling that
> > some users could look at the logo as negative. Not saying at all that
> > the logo truly has any negative context, but there are some concerns
> > surrounding it. I don't want to spell them out, as to not give the
> > community a new vision on what the PPMC members are seeing. Just take
> > a careful and close look at which logo you choose, and choose wisely!
> >
> > Let the voting commence, and good luck to Tomasz Maciag and Julien
> > Brehier in this showdown of the new Apache Flex logo!
> >
> >
> > [1] http://people.apache.org/~dougarthur/apache_flex_logo_votes.xlsx
> > [2] http://s.apache.org/af-logo-49
> > [3] http://s.apache.org/af-logo-42
> > [4] http://s.apache.org/af-logo-40
> >
> >
> > - Doug
>

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