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From Michael Acevedo <vea1...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 200x67pxRe: [WWW] New AOO logo source files now available in the Wiki...
Date Fri, 06 Apr 2012 21:35:48 GMT
Thanks for explaining Rob.

I am eager to see the end result. Just out of curiosity, will this logo
also be used in AOO 3.4?

On Friday, April 6, 2012, Rob Weir wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 10:25 PM, Michael Acevedo <vea1083@gmail.com<javascript:;>>
> wrote:
> > Hi Rob,
> >
> > Being a Photoshop Amateur I would not know how to make the seagull orb a
> > vector graphic. Were you able to use the .svg file that I sent earlier?
> >
>
> Hi Michael,   That odg file looked like it still had the orb as a
> bitmap, inside the SVG.  That is understandable, since that is what
> you started with for that element of the logo.
>
> A bitmap (or raster) imagine is a file that stores the individual
> pixels.  It looks fine at its original resolution but looks worse when
> enlarged or reduced. When changing sizes the software can only guess
> at how to scale it and you end up with things like "jaggies" and
> anti-aliasing effects.
>
> A vector image stores the mathematical curves and lines of the image,
> in a descriptive way.  So the circle of the orb, the arcs of the gull
> wings, the  definition of the gradient,are stored in scale-neutral
> descriptive terms.  So when the vector image is "rendered" it can be
> rendered at any resolution and will look good.
>
> So, I think what we want to do is use your image as the prototype of
> the winning concept for the logo and then reverse-engineer a vector
> form of it.  Kevin has offered to help here.  Then we can archive the
> vector form for whenever we need to generate a different size version
> in the future.
>
> -Rob
> > Thanks.
> >
> > On Thursday, April 5, 2012, Rob Weir wrote:
> >
> >> On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 6:50 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net<javascript:;>
> <javascript:;>>
> >> wrote:
> >> > Hi Michael,
> >> >
> >> > On Apr 5, 2012, at 3:20 PM, Michael Acevedo wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Whoops, sent the files to the Apache development list...
> >> >>
> >> >> Resending...
> >> >>
> >> >> On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 6:19 PM, Michael Acevedo <vea1083@gmail.com<javascript:;>
> <javascript:;>>
> >> wrote:
> >> >> Here's a slightly bigger version of the logo...
> >> >>
> >> >> Hope this helps!
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 6:15 PM, Michael Acevedo <vea1083@gmail.com<javascript:;>
> <javascript:;>>
> >> wrote:
> >> >> Kay,
> >> >>
> >> >> I sent scaled down logos to your email do they help? Also, what is
> >> causing the logo to go down in resolution when it is scaled down?
> >> >
> >> > I opened up the Photoshop file. This is a bitmap logo. It is
> >> anti-aliased from vectors at a particular resolution. When you scale a
> >> graphic like that you get interesting effects that can include lower
> >> resolution.
> >> >
> >> > Do you have a vector version?
> >> >
> >>
> >> It looks like the globe with wings was from a PNG.  Whether or not
> >> there is a vector source for that is unknown.  If we decide to stick
> >> with this logo it may be worth recreating it in vector form.
> >>
> >>
> >> > Regards,
> >> > Dave
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 6:06 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> On 04/05/2012 02:11 PM, Nancy K wrote:
> >> >> Here is a quick .gif,by just downsizing Michaels .psd . In order to
> >> >> keep everything in proportion it comes to 200px by 67 px, - is that
> >> >> ok?
> >> >>
> >> >> Nancy--Well if you attached it, it didn't come through and I think
we
> >> would either ".png" or open ".jpg".
> >> >>
> >> >> Thanks for your work. I have GIMP and will see what I can do with
> that
> >> as well.
> >> >>
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> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> *From:* Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>
> >> >> *To:* ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org *Sent:* Thursday, April 5, 2012
> >> >> 2:05 PM *Subject:* Re: [WWW] New AOO logo source files now available
> >> >>
> >> >> in the Wiki...
> >> >>
> >> >> On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 12:37 PM, Michael Acevedo <vea1083@gmail.com
> >> >> <mailto:vea1083@gmail.com>> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> Hello Apache OpenOffice Community Members,
> >> >>
> >> >> I would like to let you know that as requested by the community, I
> >> >> have uploaded the Apache OpenOffice new logo into the Wiki. You can
> >> >> find
> >> >> them in
> >> >> the attachment section of the "Logo Proposals" page.
> >> >>
> >> >> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Logo+Proposals
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> Scroll down to sub header #5...
> >> >>
> >> >> Thanks!
> >> >>
> >> >> -- Best, Michael
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> SUPER! and thanks... OK, again, I am NOT a graphics guru...
> >> >>
> >> >> Can someone with some graphics skill get this to 200 x 100 without
> >> >> losing the lovely resolution? I could futz with it, but, well...I
> >> >> don't feel confident about this.
> >> >>
> >> >



-- 
Best,
Michael

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