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Re: New GCC logotype development. (Was:Re: New GCC logotype version1.6 (Sorry, I forgot to attach the image).)
- From: Vladius <boxforsr at inbox dot ru>
- To: Richard Kenner <kenner at vlsi1 dot ultra dot nyu dot edu>
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, pinskia at physics dot uc dot edu, austern at apple dot com, paolo dot bonzini at lu dot unisi dot ch
- Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2005 00:51:45 +0300
- Subject: Re: New GCC logotype development. (Was:Re: New GCC logotype version1.6 (Sorry, I forgot to attach the image).)
- References: <10501112136.AA03416@vlsi1.ultra.nyu.edu>
Richard Kenner wrote:
I think it is quite clear to understand. I present a better
solution. Something that is better than the current logo is supposed to
answear "Why to change the logo". "Because it is better" - is the answear. Well, it appears to be more friendly. Shades are made in an
attractive way. Oh, it is so hard. Seems like I just can't express
everything in words. Is it possible for artwork to express its sense
and mood in formal sentences? It can't be simply arranged among shelves.
Let me try. One way to try to understand what people are asking you
is to answer the question "in what way is it better?". What criteria
are you using to judge the "quality" of the logo?
You haven't simply taken the existing design and made it "better" in some That is so hard to explain it. Grownups(statistically-average) are
so limited in creation process. They got used to rules and methods and I
just don't know how can I desrcibe the idea in those terms.
objective way, but have made a different design.
The purpose of a logo is to assist in the "marketing" of the thing the Yes, I understand that. And I really think it is. Looks glossy and
sparkling, isn't it? =) Let's discuss it then.
logo refers to. You can't design a logo in isolation without understanding
the marketing aspects of the logo.
What you are being asked is to explain in a few sentences your philosophy GCC's friendly look, as a free compiler. GCC's friendly look, as a
creation tool You can learn and use. GCC's friendly look, as an
open-source project You can modify and contribute to.
of what the logo should repesent and contrast that with the philosophy
represented by the current logo.