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From Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.conno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:35:50 GMT
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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