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From Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.conno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Thu, 02 Jan 2014 16:19:59 GMT
Well I am a big fan of my moose with the internet on tap... only benson was
against the moose from what I heard...

However, I will do a vote-off once we get some other suggestions so that
the community can decide


On 2 January 2014 15:47, Baptiste Mathus <bmathus@batmat.net> wrote:

> Might be just me, but though I'm not against using a raven, I'd at least
> prefer the more friendly 13 one (see
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/screenshot-13.png).
> I'm actually far more liking the friendly teddybear's style of the moose (
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-3a.png) even
> if
> this animal might be badly connotated (not here in France, I'd say, since
> we're not accustomed to seeing them ;-)). The "The Crow" dark style isn't
> friendly enough, /me think.
>
>
> 2014/1/2 Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>
>
> > 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
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>
> > >
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Baptiste <Batmat> MATHUS - http://batmat.net
> Sauvez un arbre,
> Mangez un castor !
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