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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Updating the logo
Date Fri, 06 Sep 2019 23:16:42 GMT
On Fri, 6 Sep 2019 at 22:51, Gilles Sadowski <gilleseran@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello.
>
> Le ven. 6 sept. 2019 à 16:53, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> a écrit :
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I've looked but can't find a previous vote on this.
> >
> > The current logo is:
> > https://apache.org/foundation/press/kit/ApacheFoundation_StyleGuide.pdf
> >
> > The options for the new logo are:
> >
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COMMONSSITE-86
> >
> > Of those, commons_logo.small.png is not consistent with the style guide
> > (the feather is rotated).
>
> Is there anything in the "Identity Style Guide" that forbids a project
> to use the feather is some other position in its own logo?

I was under the impression that only the standard orientation is
allowed, but cannot find the docn just now.

> This is unrelated to the requirement to not distort the foundation's logo.
>
> Several projects[1] use variations of the feather (including slope, cut,
> rotation, stylized, old-fashion, ...).

I don't think you can use other projects as a guide.
At least one of them is an old logo using the previous version of the feather.
And it's not unknown for projects to copy bad practice - or not think
to find out about the policy.

I suggest you ask on the press@ list.

> Regards,
> Gilles
>
> [1] https://www.apache.org/logos/
>
> >
> > I can't see a difference (apart from size) between commons-logo_new.svg
> > and commons-logo_new4.svg. Am I missing something?
> >
> > My intention is, therefore, to put commons-logo_new[1-4].svg onto a wiki
> > page so they can be viewed side-by-side and then to start a VOTE. I'll
> > probably do that next week some time to give time for any discussion
> > required before the vote starts.
> >
> > Mark
> >
>
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