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From James Ong <yanlile...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [BLOG Post Proposal] Logo Contest Update
Date Fri, 27 Jan 2012 06:26:03 GMT
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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