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From Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.conno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Thu, 02 Jan 2014 17:52:57 GMT
So what... you cannot do worse than
http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven.png


On 2 January 2014 16:55, Adam Retter <adam.retter@googlemail.com> wrote:

> I would love to, but I posses absolutely zero artistic skill.
>
> On 2 January 2014 16:28, Stephen Connolly
> <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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
> >> >> >>>>
> >> >> >>>
> >> >> >>>
> >> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Adam Retter
> >>
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