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From Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.conno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Thu, 02 Jan 2014 16:28:16 GMT
how about you try sketching out what you mean!


On 2 January 2014 16:18, Adam Retter <adam.retter@googlemail.com> wrote:

> I like that one best personally. How about something like the Albanian
> coat of arms?
>
> On 2 January 2014 15:11, Stephen Connolly
> <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
> > http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-15.png
> >
> >
> > On 2 January 2014 14:52, Lyons, Roy <Roy.Lyons@cmegroup.com> wrote:
> >
> >> I was wondering if you might be able to try this with the bird flying
> >> upwards and to the right.  Its a "moving up and to the future" instead
> of
> >> "diving down into the past" kind of feeling.  If it looks good, perhaps
> it
> >> can be a #15...
> >>
> >> On 1/2/14 7:18 AM, "Stephen Connolly" <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> >As 9 is particularly problematic I have sketched -14 which is not a
> direct
> >> >copy of a silhouette. This still has the issue w.r.t. other marks
> called
> >> >maven using a silhouetted raven...
> >> >
> >> >http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-14.png (in
> >> >context:
> >> >
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/screenshot-14.png )
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >On 2 January 2014 12:47, Stephen Connolly
> >> ><stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> two more that I drew over the holidays:
> >> >>
> >> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-12.png(in
> >> >> context:
> >> >>
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/screenshot-12.png
> >> )
> >> >>
> >> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-13.png(in
> >> >> context:
> >> >>
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/screenshot-13.png
> >> )
> >> >>
> >> >> I really would like some contributions from the community rather than
> >> >>just
> >> >> things that I have sketched...
> >> >>
> >> >> At present, to my mind, the ones worth consideration are:
> >> >>
> >> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-3a.png
> >> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-5.png
> >> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-7b.png
> >> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-9.png(note
> >> >> would need to check if we can use this one)
> >> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-12.png
> >> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-13.png
> >> >>
> >> >> In terms of image rights, these are all sketched by me, in some
> cases I
> >> >> was using images or photos that I took myself (3a , 5 and 13). In
> other
> >> >> cases I traced photos from the web. -9 is the most problematic, both
> >> >>from
> >> >> the point of an all black silhouette being used as a logo for another
> >> >> company using the Maven mark (but not in our context... we'd need to
> ask
> >> >> permission) but also being a direct trace of an image on the web...
> if
> >> >> people really like -9 then we would need to seek permission for that
> >> >>type
> >> >> of image and perhaps try and commission somebody to draw a similar
> >> >> silhouette rather than my direct trace. -12 is a composition
> including a
> >> >> direct trace of the outline of a photo of the totem carving of the
> >> >>raven,
> >> >> but the inner detail I drew myself as a study of the original... so
> >> >> slightly more complex origin... again, if this type of look is
> popular
> >> >>we
> >> >> can look into getting the approval to use the image.
> >> >>
> >> >> If we can get a few community contributions then I will start a vote
> >> >> run-off... I don't want to have a run-off with only my contributions
> as
> >> >>I
> >> >> just don't think that is the spirit of the community that we are (but
> >> >>hey
> >> >> if nobody else is willing to try their hand, perhaps we will be
> reduced
> >> >>to
> >> >> a run-off of my creations)
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> On 21 December 2013 12:25, Stephen Connolly <
> >> >> stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >>> Having thought about it overnight... if people really want to go
> with a
> >> >>> non-stylised raven we can always ask for permission:
> >> >>>
> >> >>> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-9.png
> >> >>>
> >> >>> OTOH here is a different stylised version
> >> >>>
> >> >>> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-10.png
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Finally, here is a raven totem
> >> >>>
> >> >>> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-11.png
> >> >>>
> >> >>> I think this last one could be put in a forest with sky
> background...
> >> >>> just haven't had time to do it
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>> On 20 December 2013 22:26, Stephen Connolly <
> >> >>> stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >>>
> >> >>>> I think we can't go with the raven....
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/3/prweb9334175.htm
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> Given that a different non-competing user of the name is using
a
> raven
> >> >>>> in their logo
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> On Friday, 20 December 2013, Manfred Moser wrote:
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>>> >
> >> >>>>> > On Dec 20, 2013, at 1:01 PM, Manfred Moser
> >> >>>>><manfred@simpligility.com>
> >> >>>>> > wrote:
> >> >>>>> >
> >> >>>>> >> I would move the Raven closer to the word Maven
but otherwise
> this
> >> >>>>> looks
> >> >>>>> >> good imho. Of course I am not sure if everyone
would recognize
> it
> >> >>>>>as
> >> >>>>> a
> >> >>>>> >> raven ..
> >> >>>>> >
> >> >>>>> > That¹s my problemŠ.  doesn¹t look like a raven
to me at all.
> >> >>>>> >
> >> >>>>> > When I first looked at it, I guess the ³mouth + tough²
part
> seemed
> >> >>>>>to
> >> >>>>> look
> >> >>>>> > more like the Seattle SeaHawks logo stuck on a boot
with a weird
> >> >>>>> swirly
> >> >>>>> > thing at the ankle.
> >> >>>>> >
> >> >>>>> > In other words, a little to ³abstract² for me. 
 :-)
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>> Fair enough. I guess living in the pacific northwest I
am exposed
> to
> >> >>>>> these
> >> >>>>> depictions a lot so I can tell. But globally we might have
to make
> >> >>>>>it a
> >> >>>>> bit clearer. Good input ;-)
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>> manfred
> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>>
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> >> >>>>>
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>> --
> >> >>>> Sent from my phone
> >> >>>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>
> >>
> >>
>
>
>
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