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From Paul Benedict <pbened...@apache.org>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Thu, 09 Jan 2014 16:27:45 GMT
Good choice. I was hoping someone would find a picture that played off the
"expertise" definition of the word Maven.


On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 10:07 AM, Stephen Connolly <
stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:

> The Owl is usually a symbol of wisdom, e.g. the wise owl.
>
> Maven embodies the collective wisdom of how to build software
>
> Hence why I did #5
>
>
> On 9 January 2014 15:51, Mark H. Wood <mwood@iupui.edu> wrote:
>
> > 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.
> >
>



-- 
Cheers,
Paul

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