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From Henri Gomez <henri.go...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Sun, 12 Jan 2014 19:12:07 GMT
I like these :

http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-5.png
(stephen, maven-5)

and

https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/download/attachments/38569278/tamas-3.png?version=1&modificationDate=1389301154000&api=v2
(tamas3)

My +0


2014/1/12 Robert Scholte <rfscholte@apache.org>:
> When letting go the idea of an animal, I came up with the following:
>
> Change the V of Maven into a funnel, feeding it with stuff (code, resources,
> etc), resulting in an artifact.
> Maybe with an assembly line full of jars below Maven.
> It is probably easier to make the input abstract: circles, squares,
> rectangles ...
>
> Robert
>
> Op Fri, 10 Jan 2014 08:20:21 +0100 schreef Kristian Rosenvold
> <kristian.rosenvold@gmail.com>:
>
>
>> 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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