Re: Branding for Debian derivatives -- "Debian Distilled"
Henning Makholm wrote:
>> Okay, so this is just my idea. Add grains of salt to taste, etc.
>> The idea is to take the Debian "official use" logo  which we've
>> never really made much use of, and declare it the logo for derivatives
>> instead. Add the word "distilled"  underneath, and you could describe
>> a derivative something like this:
> I'm not much for co-opting the bottle logo like this. True, it is
> seldom used, but some people do know what it is currently supposed to
> mean, and it will create confusion to start using it for something
> completely opposite.
> How about someting like
> which shows Debian rolling out the red carpet for derivates? :-)
To be honest, I don't think the bottle logo is any good for anything.
It's unbalanced, unmemorable, fiddly and pretty ugly.
Might be a good opportunity to run another competition, and at the same
time get some publicity for what we are trying to achieve -- explaining
why we need a logo would coincidentally also publicise our philosophy on
derivatives (cooperation with/encouragement of etc.)...
With luck we might even get a decent logo for that use out of it too ;-)