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From Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.conno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Fri, 10 Jan 2014 17:00:48 GMT
Do you mean something like maven-16 that I just uploaded to the contest
wiki page?
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/download/attachments/38569278/maven-16.png?version=1&modificationDate=1389373170779&api=v2


On 10 January 2014 16:40, Kristian Rosenvold
<kristian.rosenvold@gmail.com>wrote:

> Way cool; this toy is a nordic classic (in wood). I can see "Jar" & "War"
> on the boxes.
>
> http://www.sprell.no/produktbilder/2013/Brio_Putteboks_rød.jpg
>
> For some reason I'm not entirely sure I understand I also enjoy the train:
>
>
> http://playworldcorp.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/wooden-toys_playworld_corp.jpg
>
> I suppose it's because it's a goods train (not a passenger train), and the
> individual carriages contain my jar files...
>
> Kristian
>
>
>
> 2014/1/10 Lyons, Roy <Roy.Lyons@cmegroup.com>
>
> > HAH.  I like that.  It makes me think of the kids toy where you put
> shapes
> > into holes.
> >
> >
> http://www.toysrus.com/graphics/media/trus/Aplusplus/2012/2501235/MATTEL-25
> > 01235-01.jpg
> >
> > Each block shape represents a type of output (.war, .jar, .ear, .so,
> .dll,
> > .zip, .someotherextensionthatyoudreamup)
> >
> > Each hole represents a workflow to make that happen.  Ok its a little bit
> > reverse order, and more like
> http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/play-doh-12.jpg
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Anyhow, I like the "cookie cutter" approach to a logo because it goes
> with
> > Kristian's sentiment (which I happen to agree with once I read it).
> >
> > Perhaps even an actual logo as a set of cookie cutters (kind of like
> > http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41BUOIKf4zL.jpg which is funny
> > because it has all kinds of animals in it too )
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 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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