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From Corbin Hoenes <cor...@tynt.com>
Subject Re: Logo
Date Wed, 19 Dec 2012 23:18:44 GMT
+1

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On Dec 19, 2012, at 3:31 PM, "Sybrandy, Casey" <Casey.Sybrandy@Six3Systems.com> wrote:

> If done right, a parody of the Kmart logo might look good as well.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Neha Narkhede [mailto:neha.narkhede@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 5:24 PM
> To: users@kafka.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Logo
> 
> I really like the black and white sketches with some stylized K on it :-) http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-XEU25Q9oRlo/TzcM5VVa9YI/AAAAAAAAAF8/f3O4LLPkHNs/s1600/drawings.jpg
> 
> 
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:24 AM, Jay Kreps <jay.kreps@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Yeah it comes from the author. There is no direct connection--i.e. 
>> Franz Kafka did not write about unifying all your data in a 
>> high-throughput distributed log thing as far as I know. :-)
>> 
>> We had previous gone with a Harry Potter theme at LinkedIn, but after 
>> a half dozen projects had kind of exhausted the good Harry Potter 
>> related names. "Kafka" sounds cool and kind of kept the literary theme.
>> 
>> -Jay
>> 
>> 
>> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:13 AM, David Arthur <mumrah@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Somewhat tangential, but where did the name Kafka come from? Is it a 
>>> reference to Franz Kafka and The Metamorphosis (or other work)? I 
>>> ask, because knowing how the name "Kafka" relates to a distribute 
>>> pub/sub
>> system
>>> might help inspire ideas for a logo.
>>> 
>>> -David
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 12/19/12 1:03 PM, Jay Kreps wrote:
>>> 
>>>> A few people have asked about getting a logo for Kafka. I think 
>>>> this
>> would
>>>> be a great idea!
>>>> 
>>>> Oliver has kindly offered to have a someone at Datadog take a shot 
>>>> at
>> it.
>>>> If that doesn't pan out I am happy to do a 99designs contest to get 
>>>> us more options.
>>>> 
>>>> It would be good for people to use this thread to give ideas or 
>>>> thoughts on what might be good. I will follow up with mine. I will 
>>>> give this a day
>> or
>>>> so and then try to summarize the suggestions/guidance so that any 
>>>> potential designer isn't overwhelmed by contradictory suggestions.
>>>> 
>>>> -Jay
>> 

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