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From Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.conno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:46:01 GMT
Are you working on something? or just leaving us in the dark!


On 13 January 2014 19:22, John Miller <john.w.miller@oracle.com> wrote:

> OK saw the images and thought a combination of two looked nice.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lyons, Roy [mailto:Roy.Lyons@cmegroup.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 13, 2014 8:37 AM
> To: Maven Users List
> Subject: Re: New logo?
>
> 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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