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Re: debian umbrella resurected

It looks like with some clever script-fu and the gimp or imagemagick, or 
custom perl, or SOMETHING we could actually calculate how to break up the 
standard debian swirl logo into a bunch of individual pictures to be spread 
around the umbrella to make one giant swirl.... 

On Monday 17 May 2004 11:41 am, Eddy Petrisor wrote:
> Eddy Petrisor wrote:
> > Eddy Petrisor wrote:
> >> I have somebody here that might be able to do the umbrella thing
> >> discussed a few months ago.
> apprently not...
> the answer was something like:
>     Is not possible to print the swirl on the whole umbrella, but OTOH
> it can be done on it's panels (I guess this is correct), so we would
> need the size of the printed logo on each panel and an aproximate number
> of pieces.
> this was the bad news...
> I proposed/asked this supplier that if we give two parts of the logo
> (left and right) to print them on neighbour panels but with no more than
> 5mm (~1/5 inch) vertical mis-alignment and a max of 5mm distance from
> the printed (and cut by us) area to the place where the panels are
> combined together. So the idea was to still have a prety large logo that
> was spread across two panels only...
> I am still waiting for an answer.
> And
> I found another supplier and the price could be lower, but I doubt he
> would be able to do the big swirl. I also don't know anything about the
> quality of the umbrellas from this second supplier. I will dig into it.
> > Please do not give the answer to this last request yet.
> I am prety sure the price would be lower than the one anounced by
> Martin, but I don't want to say this yet.
> > I must say that I am Romania (that is Eastern Europe in case somebody
> > doesn't know), so I will think of a method of delivering and payment.
> Eddy
> PS:
> I met him personally.
> The big logo across two panels with the limitations mentioned before (+
> that the logo should be on the lower part of the panels) might be
> possible (he was almost sure about this, oposed the first time when he
> said that he was not to confident). What would be the prefered variant?
> - one logo and the Debian GNU/Linux text on the oposed panels?
> (preffered by me and the supplier)
> - four logos no text (this stresses the matrial of the umbrella a lot)
> - other (explain)
> The price is about 15-17 euros/piece + the shipment costs (I didn't
> thought thoroughly about how this will be done, if it will)
> but the minimal pieces/order is much lower than 500 pieces (about 40 is
> possible).
> I will get in touch with other supplier and see if I can get a better
> deal for all of us.

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