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From James Roland Cabresos <j.cabre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [BLOG Post Proposal] Logo Contest Update
Date Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:27:40 GMT
OMG... please, not another contest...

On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 2:26 PM, James Ong <yanlilei64@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm thinking if there a need for a contest whoever can tweak #42 logo
> with better design?
>
> On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 2:11 PM, Jonathan Campos <jonbcampos@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > 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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