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From Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.conno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:18:12 GMT
I thought a hand-drawn font using straight lines only might look good with
the teepee

maven-21:
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/download/attachments/38569278/maven-21.png?version=1&modificationDate=1389701827196&api=v2


On 14 January 2014 12:08, Stephen Connolly
<stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>wrote:

> Putting maven-20 in context, you get:
>
>
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-20-in-context.png
>
>
> On 14 January 2014 10:37, Stephen Connolly <
> stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> My wife had a suggestion... why not make the M in maven out of two tee
>> pees... linking in with the Apache theme...
>>
>> So I present
>>
>> maven-19:
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/download/attachments/38569278/maven-19.png?version=1&modificationDate=1389695638903&api=v2
>>
>> and finding a use for the feather
>>
>> maven-20:
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/download/attachments/38569278/maven-20.png?version=1&modificationDate=1389695654233&api=v2
>>
>>
>> On 14 January 2014 10:35, Stephen Connolly <
>> stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> As a homage to Roy's wife, may I present
>>>
>>> maven-18:
>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/download/attachments/38569278/maven-18.png?version=1&modificationDate=1389695623134&api=v2
>>>
>>>
>>> On 13 January 2014 15:36, Lyons, Roy <Roy.Lyons@cmegroup.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I asked my wife on the drive to the train today what animal she thinks
>>>> fits Maven.  Her response made me chuckle.
>>>>
>>>> Without hesitation, she said "Honey Badger"
>>>>
>>>> When I asked why, she said that Honey Badgers are part of nature and
>>>> generally do their thing nicely -- but if you piss it off, things will
>>>> get
>>>> really really bad...  She said she had the same experience with Maven.
>>>>  It
>>>> works nicely, but if you try to do something really non-standard, you
>>>> will
>>>> feel its wrath :)
>>>>
>>>> Heh.
>>>>
>>>> Anyhow, I thought it was funny enough to share - not really a serious
>>>> consideration to make a Honey Badger our mascot.
>>>>
>>>> On 1/10/14 1:20 AM, "Kristian Rosenvold" <kristian.rosenvold@gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> >I think the association-work around what maven /is/ is a great way to
>>>> >approach a logo contest elsewhere. I have worked with some great
>>>> graphic
>>>> >designers in my time, and the kind input the good ones want are
>>>> typically
>>>> >related around your thoughts/feelings around the product rather than
>>>> which
>>>> >particular animal you prefer, which is a bit of a secondary kind of
>>>> input
>>>> >along with all different kinds of other constraints/ideas (the boss
>>>> >prefers
>>>> >blue).
>>>> >
>>>> >When I first encountered maven I had come to the realization that all
>>>> my
>>>> >ant projects were basically the same, and that there was no reason for
>>>> >customizing
>>>> >what was basically a standard process. So maven gives me associations
>>>> to a
>>>> >mass-production line at a factory, rather than a tailor making
>>>> individual
>>>> >processes. Furthermore, the lifecycle amplifies the idea of a
>>>> >conveyor-belt
>>>> >mass-production line; all parts move through the same conveyor belt
>>>> >process, stopping at
>>>> >individual stages to get work done. I would almost be willing to think
>>>> of
>>>> >a
>>>> >waterfall (Uh-oh...)
>>>> >
>>>> >So it would appear to me that I'm not thinking of an animal at all !
>>>> >
>>>> >Kristian
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >2014/1/9 Mark H. Wood <mwood@iupui.edu>
>>>> >
>>>> >> 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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>>>
>>
>

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