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From Kristian Rosenvold <kristian.rosenv...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:43:34 GMT
How about just using all of this + textual ideas as input for an external
logo competiton ?

Kristian


2014/1/14 Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>

> We are "Apache Maven" so there is always going to be that temptation to
> abuse the "Apache" link...
>
> I would like to hear more about your objections.
>
> Keep in mind that ultimately it will come down to a vote...
>
> I'm thinking we have two rounds of voting... the first round to select the
> top 3 and the second round to select the winner...
>
> WIth the above scheme I would plan on having a healthy discussion of the
> top 3 candidates in case any are deemed inappropriate, i.e. the PMC will
> reserve the right to veto any that it deems inappropriate, substituting
> with the next most popular.
>
> Then the winner will be an open vote from the 3 finalists...
>
> Or at least that is my plan
>
> So far we have about 8 ideas...
>
> * The moose with the internet in his hand
>
> * The owl
>
> * The assembly line
>
> * The honey badger
>
> * The two yurts in a native american style
>
> * The twin peaks
>
> * The fedora as an M (likely too close to redhat... so not counting for
> now)
>
> * A simple lettering with a monochrome feather
>
> * A stylized lettering with the feather as a y
>
> If we get to about 15-20 ideas and/or there seems to be a stop to the flow
> of new ideas, then I will probably call the first round of voting...
>
>
>
> On 14 January 2014 12:19, Tim Pizey <timp@paneris.org> wrote:
>
> > That looks really nice (though I do have problems with any North
> > American Indian references).
> >
> > cheers
> > TimP
> >
> > On 14 January 2014 12:08, Stephen Connolly
> > <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > 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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> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>
> > >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Tim Pizey
> > http://pizey.net/~timp
> >
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