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From Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.bout...@free.fr>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Change project logo and adopt owl as mascot
Date Mon, 01 Dec 2014 22:55:27 GMT
+1

Regards,

Hervé

Le lundi 1 décembre 2014 07:54:56 Baptiste Mathus a écrit :
> +1.
> 
> Though I quite also like the comment about having some form of M on the
> chest (say like a superman S), but I'm late to the train here.
> 
> Le 28 nov. 2014 10:38, "Dennis Lundberg" <dennisl@apache.org> a écrit :
> > +1
> > 
> > On Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 11:57 AM, Stephen Connolly
> > 
> > <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > For anyone who has been living under a rock, here is the background
> > > 
> > > Background
> > > =========
> > > 
> > > I think everyone can agree that the site needs a reorganisation and a
> > > rewrite. Users cannot find what they need, and the end result is that
> > > people keep on abusing maven rather than having maven help them.
> > > 
> > > Try as I might, I have been unable to motivate myself to do the
> > > reorganisation with the current dated look and feel of the site... I am
> > 
> > not
> > 
> > > saying that picking a new logo and selecting a mascot will result in
> > 
> > making
> > 
> > > progress, but it can't hurt and I believe it will help
> > > 
> > > Proposed changes
> > > ===============
> > > 
> > > 1. Change the logo font to Alte Haas Grotesk Bold with italics applied
> > > by
> > > Inkscape
> > > 2. Change the highlighted letter from 'a' to 'v' and replace the v with
> > 
> > two
> > 
> > > Apache Feathers
> > > 3. Adopt the (currently unnamed) owl as our mascot
> > > 
> > > Here is a link to the font:
> > > 
> > > http://www.dafont.com/alte-haas-grotesk.font
> > 
> > > Here is a large version of the owl and the logo:
> > http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-owl-final-larg
> > e.png> 
> > > A regular version of the own and the logo, e.g. a size suitable for use
> > 
> > in
> > 
> > > the top of the standard maven sites:
> > http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-owl-final.png
> > 
> > > (Note that in all likelihood, the mascot would probably end up on the
> > 
> > other
> > 
> > > side of the title bar from the logo... and that is IF the mascot ends up
> > 
> > on
> > 
> > > the title bar)
> > > 
> > > Here is both of those rendered in a site (as it can be helpful to see
> > > the
> > > graphics adjacent to text)
> > 
> > http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-owl-final-cont
> > ext.png> 
> > > Logo Rational
> > > ===========
> > 
> > > If we do some searches for the Maven logo:
> > https://www.google.com/search?site=imghp&tbm=isch&q=maven+logo&oq=maven+lo
> > go
> > 
> > 
> > http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=maven+logo&go=Submit&qs=n&form=QBLH&sc
> > ope=images&pq=maven+logo> 
> > > Our current logo, with a single highlighted letter stands out quite well
> > > from the other "maven" logos, so keeping a highlighted letter and an
> > 
> > italic
> > 
> > > rendered font maintains continuity with our current logo.
> > > 
> > > By changing the highlighted letter to the `v` and by using two Apache
> > > feathers to create the `v`, we connect our logo back to Apache... we are
> > > Apache Maven after all.
> > > 
> > > The `v` is also the common short term for version (e.g.v3 is short for
> > > version 3). Apache Maven puts a lot of emphasis on versions of
> > 
> > dependencies
> > 
> > > and plugins... you could say that versions are very important to Maven.
> > > 
> > > The colours of the feather were changed to solid colours to match the
> > > owl
> > > mascot's scarf, beak and eyebrows
> > > 
> > > Voting rules
> > > =========
> > > 
> > > Anyone who is subscribed to the dev or users list is eligible to vote.
> > > 
> > > If you vote multiple times, only your final vote will be counted.
> > > 
> > > The vote will be open until 1:00pm GMT on Wed 3rd Dec 2014
> > > 
> > > The vote is for all three changes as one single change. Partial votes
> > 
> > (e.g.
> > 
> > > for the logo but not the mascot, or vice-versa) will not be counted.
> > > 
> > > I, as the caller of the vote, reserve the right to cancel the vote if
> > 
> > this
> > 
> > > vote is putting the harmony of the community at risk.
> > > 
> > > If a majority of the PMC believe that this vote is putting the harmony
> > > of
> > > the community at risk, then the PMC may cancel this vote (though if even
> > 
> > a
> > 
> > > small minority of the PMC were of that belief, I will more than likely
> > 
> > have
> > 
> > > cancelled the vote before the PMC would need to decide... I'm just
> > 
> > stating
> > 
> > > this FTR)
> > > 
> > > The decision will be a simple majority, there will be no special veto
> > > powers.
> > > 
> > > +1: [ ] Change the logo to the proposed logo and adopt the owl as
> > > project
> > > mascot
> > > 0: [ ] No opinion
> > > -1: [ ] No change
> > > 
> > > Please only respond with +1, 0 or -1. If you want to discuss the
> > > proposed
> > > changes please use a different thread. This thread is for voting only.
> > > 
> > > -Stephen
> > 
> > --
> > Dennis Lundberg
> > 
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