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Re: [RfS] Request for Submissions: Upcoming Debian Logo

Martin Schulze wrote:
  > I'd like *everybody* think about a possible logo.  Please notice the
  > following simple rules:
  > . A logo is NOT a set of letters.  Thus the string "Debian" rendered
  >   very nice is ... a picture but not a logo.  Forget that.
No, no!  Think of Mars.  Everybody immediately recognises that word, in
that colour and typestyle: they think of chocolate -- not of a planet, a
Roman god or a piece of music.  Written in ordinary type, it could be
any of the four, or maybe something else.

Logo recognition is created by persistent and expensive advertising, or the
equivalent in news coverage.  Since we can't afford the one, and see no
prospect of the other, it seems perverse to throw away one of the best
aids to recognition.
Oliver Elphick                                Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
Isle of Wight                              http://www.lfix.co.uk/oliver
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     "All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned 
      every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on 
      him the iniquity of us all."         Isaiah 53:6 

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