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From Adam Retter <adam.ret...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Thu, 02 Jan 2014 16:18:35 GMT
I like that one best personally. How about something like the Albanian
coat of arms?

On 2 January 2014 15:11, Stephen Connolly
<stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-15.png
>
>
> On 2 January 2014 14:52, Lyons, Roy <Roy.Lyons@cmegroup.com> wrote:
>
>> I was wondering if you might be able to try this with the bird flying
>> upwards and to the right.  Its a "moving up and to the future" instead of
>> "diving down into the past" kind of feeling.  If it looks good, perhaps it
>> can be a #15...
>>
>> On 1/2/14 7:18 AM, "Stephen Connolly" <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> >As 9 is particularly problematic I have sketched -14 which is not a direct
>> >copy of a silhouette. This still has the issue w.r.t. other marks called
>> >maven using a silhouetted raven...
>> >
>> >http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-14.png (in
>> >context:
>> >http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/screenshot-14.png )
>> >
>> >
>> >On 2 January 2014 12:47, Stephen Connolly
>> ><stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>wrote:
>> >
>> >> two more that I drew over the holidays:
>> >>
>> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-12.png (in
>> >> context:
>> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/screenshot-12.png
>> )
>> >>
>> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-13.png (in
>> >> context:
>> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/screenshot-13.png
>> )
>> >>
>> >> I really would like some contributions from the community rather than
>> >>just
>> >> things that I have sketched...
>> >>
>> >> At present, to my mind, the ones worth consideration are:
>> >>
>> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-3a.png
>> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-5.png
>> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-7b.png
>> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-9.png (note
>> >> would need to check if we can use this one)
>> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-12.png
>> >> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-13.png
>> >>
>> >> In terms of image rights, these are all sketched by me, in some cases I
>> >> was using images or photos that I took myself (3a , 5 and 13). In other
>> >> cases I traced photos from the web. -9 is the most problematic, both
>> >>from
>> >> the point of an all black silhouette being used as a logo for another
>> >> company using the Maven mark (but not in our context... we'd need to ask
>> >> permission) but also being a direct trace of an image on the web... if
>> >> people really like -9 then we would need to seek permission for that
>> >>type
>> >> of image and perhaps try and commission somebody to draw a similar
>> >> silhouette rather than my direct trace. -12 is a composition including a
>> >> direct trace of the outline of a photo of the totem carving of the
>> >>raven,
>> >> but the inner detail I drew myself as a study of the original... so
>> >> slightly more complex origin... again, if this type of look is popular
>> >>we
>> >> can look into getting the approval to use the image.
>> >>
>> >> If we can get a few community contributions then I will start a vote
>> >> run-off... I don't want to have a run-off with only my contributions as
>> >>I
>> >> just don't think that is the spirit of the community that we are (but
>> >>hey
>> >> if nobody else is willing to try their hand, perhaps we will be reduced
>> >>to
>> >> a run-off of my creations)
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On 21 December 2013 12:25, Stephen Connolly <
>> >> stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> Having thought about it overnight... if people really want to go with
a
>> >>> non-stylised raven we can always ask for permission:
>> >>>
>> >>> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-9.png
>> >>>
>> >>> OTOH here is a different stylised version
>> >>>
>> >>> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-10.png
>> >>>
>> >>> Finally, here is a raven totem
>> >>>
>> >>> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-11.png
>> >>>
>> >>> I think this last one could be put in a forest with sky background...
>> >>> just haven't had time to do it
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> On 20 December 2013 22:26, Stephen Connolly <
>> >>> stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>>> I think we can't go with the raven....
>> >>>>
>> >>>> http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/3/prweb9334175.htm
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Given that a different non-competing user of the name is using a
raven
>> >>>> in their logo
>> >>>>
>> >>>> On Friday, 20 December 2013, Manfred Moser wrote:
>> >>>>
>> >>>>> >
>> >>>>> > On Dec 20, 2013, at 1:01 PM, Manfred Moser
>> >>>>><manfred@simpligility.com>
>> >>>>> > wrote:
>> >>>>> >
>> >>>>> >> I would move the Raven closer to the word Maven but
otherwise this
>> >>>>> looks
>> >>>>> >> good imho. Of course I am not sure if everyone would
recognize it
>> >>>>>as
>> >>>>> a
>> >>>>> >> raven ..
>> >>>>> >
>> >>>>> > That¹s my problemŠ.  doesn¹t look like a raven to me
at all.
>> >>>>> >
>> >>>>> > When I first looked at it, I guess the ³mouth + tough²
part seemed
>> >>>>>to
>> >>>>> look
>> >>>>> > more like the Seattle SeaHawks logo stuck on a boot with
a weird
>> >>>>> swirly
>> >>>>> > thing at the ankle.
>> >>>>> >
>> >>>>> > In other words, a little to ³abstract² for me.   :-)
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> Fair enough. I guess living in the pacific northwest I am exposed
to
>> >>>>> these
>> >>>>> depictions a lot so I can tell. But globally we might have to
make
>> >>>>>it a
>> >>>>> bit clearer. Good input ;-)
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> manfred
>> >>>>>
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>> >>>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>> --
>> >>>> Sent from my phone
>> >>>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>
>>
>>



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