Re: Debian redesign
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On 29-07-2009 23:42, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Andreas Tille <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> I do not think that we could risk as a small non-commercial
>> project (compared to the given examples) that our logo we advertised
>> for a "not so long" timespan becomes outdated and our users might
>> become unhappy about "outdated" T-Shirts etc.
> Gives one a good reason to buy new T-Shirts.
> I seriously doubt users overall will be unhappy about "outdated"
> T-Shirts. They will welcome the variety. Gives them something new to
No about "outdated" t-shirts, but there are already users
asking me if the logo will change because they like the Swirl. :)
>> Makes no sense at all and I do not see the slightest advantage
>> for the project.
> One argument raised for the simplified swirl was that it would scale
> better. More recognisable as our logo in smaller sizes and easier to
> Not sure I agree with that but I have never printed swirl buttons
> or the like either.
I've printed swirl buttons and stickers without any
problems and in all its richness of details, this is not a
valid (or strong) argument for a logo change. It also can't
guarantee that the change will indeed provide more
recognition, that requires further research.
Felipe Augusto van de Wiel (faw)
"Debian. Freedom to code. Code to freedom!"
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