Re: now that the logo contest is over...
On Thu, 4 Mar 1999, Ted Whalen wrote:
> i have to admit that I prefer the less-abstract logos. I think that
> logos without a mascot, animal, or concrete object in them look *too*
> coporate for Debian. That said, I didn't even consider the text-only
> logos or the "text + some sort of swoosh" logos.
> I also liked the logos for which the symbolism for Debian was readily
> apparent. Animal metaphors that needed a lot of explanation, or whose
> animals have different unrelated associations. I put the ant and the
> wolf in this category. When I work on Debian, I don't feel like an ant
> or a wolf, I feel like a bee or a person. I suppose some of the more
> important developers feel like overworked Djinn, especially lately.
I think so, too. Under these thoughts I like the following logos best:
filip-1.jpg idsfa-3.jpg sfax-3.jpg villate-1.jpg
grumbel-1.gif ivana-0.gif tomi-0.gif villate-2.jpg
idsfa-0.jpg japp-3.gif villate-0.gif
I don't want to prefer a special one of them, but I like the ideas
and the realisation of these ideas. OK, I prefer the orca idea but
the other ones could fit my expectations to a logo (possibly after