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From Ignacio Solis <iso...@igso.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Samza Logo
Date Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:08:04 GMT
Hi folks.

This is a reminder that you should vote on the designs.

Please REPLY TO THIS EMAIL so we know what people think.

We want to choose a final logo out of these 4 designs.


Nacho


On Sat, Apr 15, 2017 at 12:24 PM, Jacob Maes <jacob.maes@gmail.com> wrote:
> I think I voted the exact opposite to everyone else in this thread.
>
> I don't want anything to do with a butterfly. The metaphor is even further
> removed from the Samsa story than a cockroach, so I think we should give up
> on that. I don't want a mascot; we're not building a university football
> team. And as animals go, the only slower one I can think of is a sloth, so
> I don't feel a butterfly says "scalable stream processing". This, combined
> with my preference to eschew the color red for logos, puts the red
> butterfly last.
>
> The blue butterfly is a little more abstract and formal looking, but still
> a butterfly, so that is second to last.
>
> The other 2 are very close, in my opinion.
>
> The one with the circles is reminiscent of orbital loops, which gives me
> the feeling of scale. It also has the dots at varying places along the
> lines, which to me conveys the different proportions of input/output stream
> sizes/TTLs. And the cyclical shape could also be used for animations
> portraying the concept of "reprocessing"
>
> The one with the "S" dots reminds me of the Kafka logo without the lines.
> If the lines are the streams and the dots are processing nodes, then I
> think it's clever for the Samza logo to be a "negative" of the Kafka one.
> That's not to say samza is any more related to Kafka than it is; but if the
> Kafka logo says "streams" then to me this Samza logo says "processors"
>
> My 2 cents.
>
> On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 11:05 PM, Ignacio Solis <isolis@igso.net> wrote:
>
>> You're making me feel bad for linking that one! :-)
>>
>> I don't see it as a maze. To me, that one is like circles that turn,
>> representing the processing. Like cogs on an engine. The little
>> circles are like the messages. The concentric circles are like the
>> streams.
>>
>> The red butterfly is my second favorite.
>>
>> Vote note:
>>
>> Once we close voting we'll look at the actual results.  The way the
>> ranking gets calculated it you don't vote for a design at all, that
>> vote does not get factored in. It assumes you have no opinion. So if
>> somebody votes 5 stars on A and 1 start on B.  And second person only
>> votes 5 stars on B, then the ranking would be  A-5 stars, B-3 stars.
>> (or something along those lines).   So if you only vote on the 5 star
>> ones, you're missing your vote on the ones you don't like.
>>
>> So, once we close, we'll see how people voted.
>>
>> Nacho
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 9:21 PM, Yi Pan <nickpan47@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Really? The one with the maze on the left currently is top one? I can't
>> > relate to that either. My favorite was the logo w/ Taiji symbol. Since
>> that
>> > did not make the top 4, I am voting for the red bufferfly one, same as
>> > Navina.
>> >
>> > -Yi
>> >
>> > On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 3:33 PM, Navina Ramesh
>> <nramesh@linkedin.com.invalid
>> >> wrote:
>> >
>> >> I prefer to have open discussions in the official mailing list or JIRA
>> >> since it is an open-community. It also helps track the discussions.
>> >>
>> >> Fwiw, I am in favor of the red themed butterfly design because:
>> >> 1. Knowing the origin of the name "Samza" (from Gregor Samsa character
>> in
>> >> "Metamorphosis"), it isn't very far-fetched in terms of relating stream
>> >> processing to some kind of transformation. Butterfly is probably the
>> >> prettiest insect to associate with "metamorphosis", without giving the
>> >> impression of a bug :)
>> >> 2. Red theme ties it with the current logo, although we can improvise on
>> >> the gradients.
>> >> 3. We can have a "mascot" , instead of an abstract symbol.
>> >>
>> >> One comment on the butterfly one - it seems to have only 1 antenna.
>> >>
>> >> -1 for the dots only logo. It feels like a color-blindness test :D
>> >> -1 for the blue-based logo - it is just not relatable and it's an
>> extreme
>> >> change from the current one.
>> >>
>> >> I couldn't relate to the circular one. What are are trying to
>> portray/imply
>> >> here. That we are a bunch of disconnected links?
>> >>
>> >> Thanks!
>> >> Navina
>> >>
>> >> On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 3:16 PM, Ignacio Solis <isolis@igso.net> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> > Vote directly at design crowd.  But feel free to leave comments here,
>> >> > maybe you can try to persuade people or argue for your favorite. :-)
>> >> >
>> >> > Nacho
>> >> >
>> >> > On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 2:31 PM, Navina Ramesh
>> >> > <nramesh@linkedin.com.invalid> wrote:
>> >> > > Hi Nacho,
>> >> > > Do you want us to vote on this mail thread or directly at design
>> crowd?
>> >> > >
>> >> > > Thanks!
>> >> > > Navina
>> >> > >
>> >> > > On Fri, Apr 14, 2017 at 2:19 PM, Ignacio Solis <isolis@igso.net>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > >
>> >> > >> Hi folks.
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >> After some feedback and culling, we are down to 4 candidates.
>> Please
>> >> > >> vote on your favorite designs. We will be able to make minor
>> >> > >> modifications to the selected logo as we talk to the designer.
 We
>> can
>> >> > >> always have changes in colors or fonts.
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >> http://www.designcrowd.com/vote/apachesamzalogo
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >> This poll will stay open for about a week to collect all votes
and
>> >> > >> comments.
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >> For completeness, the relevant JIRA is this:
>> >> > >> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SAMZA-1111
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >> Cheers,
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >> Nacho
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >> --
>> >> > >> Nacho - Ignacio Solis - isolis@igso.net
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >
>> >> > >
>> >> > >
>> >> > > --
>> >> > > Navina R.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > --
>> >> > Nacho - Ignacio Solis - isolis@igso.net
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Navina R.
>> >>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Nacho - Ignacio Solis - isolis@igso.net
>>



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