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From Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.conno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:08:09 GMT
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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