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Re: New GCC logotype development. (Was:Re: New GCC logotype version 1.6 (Sorry, I forgot to attach the image).)
I am not at all convinced that GCC needs a new logo. Before anyone
draws pictures it would be better to say, in words, what problem they
think they're solving. What problems does the existing logo cause, and
in what way would a new one solve those problems?
One way in which the existing logo succeeds as a logo (a more
specialized issue than succeeding as a picture) is that it's line art.
It reproduces nicely on a variety of output devices, including
monochrome devices and ones with limited resolution, and it can easily
be scaled or adapted to different needs. If we ever do decide we want
to change or modify our existing logo, we need to make sure to preserve