Re: DebConf 14 logo design
- To: Matto Marjanovic <email@example.com>
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- Subject: Re: DebConf 14 logo design
- From: Patty Langasek <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2013 08:16:22 -0700
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I was just wondering how your logo is coming along. The presentation is on
Saturday, and I'm currently working on putting together the slides. I would
like to make a little ... animation... for it, and can use what's already
been made, but if you're working on the next version, I can wait, too!
Thank you thank you!
On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 09:52:20AM -0700, Matto Marjanovic wrote:
> In addition to the as-yet unanswered questions below, I've got one more:
> when does the DebConf14 team need to have a final logo? I recall seeing
> some mention of "August 17" in an earlier email.
> In any case, I intend to post another revision(s) in the next couple of days.
> On 07/26/13 14:30, Matto Marjanovic wrote:
> >On 07/26/13 12:24, Steve Langasek wrote:
> >>Hi Matto,
> >>On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 10:12:06AM -0700, Matto Marjanovic wrote:
> >>>On 07/05/13 14:11, Steve Langasek wrote:
> >>>>On Fri, Jul 05, 2013 at 09:43:12AM -0700, Patty Langasek wrote:
> >>the Debian logo? AIUI the font from the original logo is non-free, but
> >>there is a free approximation here:
> >> http://www.abstractfonts.com/search/laudatioc
> >>If this font isn't a good fit, I don't mind this much either; this font has
> >[I don't understand this sentence... what is it that you don't mind?]
> >>often been used for the DebConf logos, but not universally (DC11/12 used
> >>it, DC10/13 did not). But whether or not we want to use that font in
> >>particular, the current one is really quite jarring to me.
> >Can you elaborate on what aspect(s) of the font is conniption-inducing?
> >Also... have you tried viewing the logo smaller, e.g. perhaps 3" wide at
> >foot or two away, versus full-screen or full-window size? (I, too, find
> >it jarring when my face is smashed into it in my icedove window... but
> >that's not really how one will ever look at it.)
> >>Can you also share the source for this logo? (I assume it was originally
> >>done as xcf or svg)
> >You bet... the original source is from Inkscape (and the original source
> >file is full of a lot of cast-off elements and other detritus which will
> >get removed before the final product is finally produced).
> >I've got two technical questions:
> > 1) What font licensing (non)restrictions should I be aware of?
> > 2) What variety of media (and sizes) will the logo be used for?
> > (The version used for letterhead will have different tweaking than
> > the version used for a t-shirt.)
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