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From Carl Trieloff <cctriel...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: Possible T-shirt image
Date Wed, 18 Feb 2009 14:36:12 GMT

I think we may need to take the AMQP off the logo to not have issues 
with the AMQP WG, maybe
put the AMQP in text below it.

I am going to see if I can get a set of these printed to be handed out...
Carl.


michael goulish wrote:
> Mark -- Thanks for kind words, and ideas about the logo.
>
> Here are 3 alternatives:
>
>    https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/QPID-1627
>
> "original"  -- the one you've already seen
> "manta"     -- even more manta-like than the original, and
> "chevron"   -- that looks more like your "fast-forward" idea.
>
> I do like the idea of it looking "fast" -- I actually think that "Manta"
> accomplishes that best because the shape itself looks fast, rather than
> suggesting a symbol from media-players that means "fast forward".  IMHO
> that's one indirection or abstraction too many.
>
> Also, personally, I think the arrow ought to point directly at the
> "Qpid" slogan -- not at the hypothetical person you're walking next to.
> So that, effectively, the logo says "AMQP is fast and it's with Qpid."
>
> Please let us know your reactions to these three alternatives.  ( And
> everybody else, please! )
>
> We want it to say:
>
>   1. Fast
>   2. AMQP == Qpid
>   3. This is cool / sexy
>
> That's a lot to ask of 4 words, 6 polygons, and one exclamation point,
> but I think we're getting there!
>
>
>
>
> On Sat, 2009-01-31 at 12:11 +0000, Mark Atwell wrote:
>   
>> Great work Michael!
>>
>> I like the idea! Though currently it looks (to me) a little like a ray -
>> i.e. a sting-ray or eagle-ray. Admittedly this appeals to me - I'm an
>> underwater photographer - look for me on Flickr.
>>
>> However, if the blue bit could be made to stretch up and down a bit more to
>> be the same size as the right-hand chevron, it would it look more arrow-like
>> i.e. something like:
>>
>>      =>>
>>
>> I'm no graphic artist!
>>
>> Actually thinking about it, also making the above change might also ape the
>> classic 'fast-forward' symbol so it could subliminally imply speed (but
>> crucially without any formal commitment! :o) ?
>>
>> Perhaps placing the arrow above or below the words would allow it to point
>> to a nearby colleague a la the original T-shirt.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>>   -- Mark
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 8:06 AM, Lahiru Gunathilake <lahiru@apache.org>wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> That's pretty good. I prefer to change the colors of the logo, but we have
>>> to keep AMQP colors which is not that colorful :-(
>>>
>>> Lahiru
>>>
>>> On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 12:02 AM, michael goulish <mgoulish@redhat.com
>>>       
>>>> wrote:
>>>>         
>>>> Oops, thanks.
>>>> How about this:
>>>>
>>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/QPID-1624
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, 2009-01-30 at 23:55 -0800, Lahiru Gunathilake wrote:
>>>>         
>>>>> Hi Michael,
>>>>>
>>>>> I think attachments are not allowed in the list. You have to upload it
>>>>>           
>>> in
>>>       
>>>> to
>>>>         
>>>>> somewhere and send us the link.
>>>>>
>>>>> Lahiru
>>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 11:51 PM, michael goulish <mgoulish@redhat.com
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>>>> here's a concept for a t-shirt image based on the "i'm with qpid"
>>>>>>             
>>>> slogan
>>>>         
>>>>>> (attached)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> :-)
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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>>>>>
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>>>>
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>>>
>>>       
>
>
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