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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: potential new Lucene logo
Date Tue, 14 Dec 2004 16:29:59 GMT
Hello Murray,

Thanks for doing this and contributing.  Changing the logo is not an
urgent or even needed, but it looks like there are issues with it, so
it would be nice to fix it up the way you started.

The 3rd version with green oval looks nice to me.  I'd still close the
'e's and clean up the pale green colour between letters.  The black
font version seems too boring (I'm wearing all black today and I think
I made a boring choice this morning).  The green is better, but maybe
the oval ruins the 60s look (not sure, I was still just a concept in
the 60s).  It's sunny in NYC today, so I'm feeling bright, happy,
energetic and all that.  Maybe some stronger, happy colour that looks
good on white?

Thanks,
Otis



--- Murray Altheim <m.altheim@open.ac.uk> wrote:

> Erik Hatcher wrote:
> > A further logo request would be to chop it into "L", "u", and
> "cene" 
> > with some matching left and right arrows so we can put it on a web
> page 
> > like this:
> > 
> > 	< L u u u u u u cene >
> > 
> > for search results.
> 
> Erik et al,
> 
> Okay. I got terrifically bored fixing bugs and whipped up a new
> version that is based on Magneto Bold rather than Magneto Bold
> Extended. It's narrower and I've changed the way the letters run
> into each other, used the same hue as the existing logo for an
> underlining but changed the base letter colour to black, and also
> provided a meatball version, good for caps and T-shirts. The master
> is in cleaner-than-last-time SVG, there's a huge PNG built from
> that as a master (with no cleanup this time, it's just a better
> SVG to begin with), plus a sample:
> 
>    http://www.altheim.com/murray/img/lucene-master-10pct.png
> 
> with the zip (400K) at
> 
>    http://www.altheim.com/murray/img/lucene-logo.zip
> 
> With the SVG available it's easy to changes sizes and/or colours,
> so it can be resized, turned into a negative, whatever.
> 
> And again, I give up rights to the group (just to make that public).
> 
> Murray
> 
>
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