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From Maciek Sakrejda <m.sakre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Flex logo colors
Date Fri, 03 Feb 2012 15:39:36 GMT
A disclaimer: I'm not trying to be antagonistic--I say what I say
because I care about the project.

On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 11:41 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz
<bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
> Apache Flex is about creating *useful code*, not logos.

That's a flippant argument. I can appreciate wanting to move on, but
the project's image is as important to its success as its code.

> IMO there's two decisions left to make:
>
> a) Do we select one color (or combination) for the logo, or allow
> multiple variants
>
> b) Which is the color or variant selected.

I think at least the balance issue (raised by James Ong in this
thread) should also be addressed. Some aspects of design are science
(based on cognitive science and the way human perception works) as
much as art. I'll even accept "you're crazy--the logo is perfectly
balanced" or "we're intentionally going for an unbalanced logo to
underscore flex themes x, y, and z," but I think saying it's just not
important is a mistake.

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