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From Mike Klaas <>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (SOLR-84) Logo Contests
Date Fri, 14 Nov 2008 20:14:27 GMT

On 14-Nov-08, at 8:54 AM, Doug Cutting (JIRA) wrote:

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> Doug Cutting commented on SOLR-84:
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> I like 
>  and 
> , because they're simple and scale down well.  It should be possible  
> to scale the logo, or a salient part of it, as small as a favicon  
> (16x16) and still have it easily recognized.  Most of the designs  
> above require a lot of pixels to be recognizable.  A good logo  
> should be iconic more than textual--an abstract symbol.
> Often you can sample an element of a logo to form a favicon (like we  
> do with Lucene's 'L').  So, when voting, think about whether there's  
> an easily identifiable sample (e.g., is the typeface of the 'S'  
> distinctive?).

Lots of the designs do have distinctive "suns" that would make good  
favicons (after re-vectorizing; those gradients would not rescale  


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