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From "Will Hoover" <java.whoo...@gmail.com>
Subject RE: New logo?
Date Fri, 10 Jan 2014 19:00:56 GMT
...or http://s10.postimg.org/yq0p2dutl/maven2.png

I was thinking that the top curvature of the hat could be used to make an
"M" in Maven, but it may take someone with more artistic abilities to
conjure something up... any takers?

-----Original Message-----
From: Arnaud Héritier [mailto:aheritier@gmail.com] 
Sent: Thursday, January 09, 2014 12:48 PM
To: Maven Users List
Subject: Re: New logo?

Added in the list :
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/MAVEN/Logo+contest


On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 6:35 PM, Will Hoover <java.whoover@gmail.com> wrote:

> Here's a VERY rough draft of a possible logo (I'm sure someone else 
> can make it look more sleek):
>
> http://s21.postimg.org/41q3n4mk7/maven.png
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: t.cservenak@gmail.com [mailto:t.cservenak@gmail.com] On Behalf 
> Of Tamás Cservenák
> Sent: Thursday, January 09, 2014 11:33 AM
> To: Maven Users List
> Subject: Re: New logo?
>
> About raven, is already "taken":
> http://www.maven.co/
>
> Some "sneaky peaks" for same named (but non related sites) -- just to 
> see what others came up with:
> http://www.maven-sf.com/
> http://lasp.colorado.edu/home/maven/
> http://www.php-maven.org/
>
> And my personal fav:
> http://mavenberlin.com/en
>
> Their stylised "M" made out of two triangles is just great.
>
>
> And then, as I also like abstract things a bit more than explicit 
> drawings representing explicit stuff/beings, I figured what might 
> represent visually Maven (I admit, was inspired with MavenBerlin 
> intersecting triangles, as there, it reflects the intersection of
multidisciplinary creativity):
> a mountain(s), a twin peak ("M"), you have to climb..... (and everyone 
> finish their story, mountain might be "effort", "knowledge", "sweat" 
> or whatever :D )
>
> Something like these
>
> http://www.leelau.net/2005/clemenceau/Miscellanous/traverseduplicatemo
> untainnwview04.jpg
>
> http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-JFyYp4QeFvU/Td_kvtpZNBI/AAAAAAAAAFk/_axAJllI
> gF8/s1600/snowcap2.png
>
> And finally, just a quick quick silly draft of logos, two versions.
>
> First, is obviously what maven is <today/> :D
>
> Second is the one with stylized peaks, variations on "M as mountain" 
> idea:D
>
> http://screencast.com/t/JSpjKNrhBJLJ
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 4:51 PM, Mark H. Wood <mwood@iupui.edu> wrote:
>
> > On Thu, Jan 09, 2014 at 09:32:54AM -0600, Curtis Rueden wrote:
> > > All of the logos are OK, but none of them really symbolize 
> > > anything in particular about Maven. IMO the best logos encapsulate 
> > > the purpose of the project somehow, either overtly, covertly or both.
> >
> > Good point.  I was associating with the name "Maven", looking for a 
> > symbol of in-depth understanding of a specialized field.
> >
> > http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/maven
> >
> > So, what does Maven do?  It passes unique source and object code 
> > inputs through a standardized process, guided by an expression of 
> > the relationships among those inputs, to assemble a well-specified 
> > configuration of runnable code.  What does that look like?
> >
> > --
> > Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer   mwood@IUPUI.Edu
> > Machines should not be friendly.  Machines should be obedient.
> >
>
>
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