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Re: Debian redesign

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 06:40:41AM -0300, Felipe Augusto van de Wiel (faw) wrote:
> On 30-07-2009 07:52, Mark Brown wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 09:19:51AM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:

> >> The new simplified swirl looks cleaner, and it would be nice to move
> >> to a free-er font. The example changes to the website made it look

> > Might it be worth considering using the new font & so on even if we end
> > up keeping the current swirl?

> The proposal during DebConf used a non-free font with a free
> alternative and some people raised the idea of "creating" a
> new one, well, the same idea applies to our current logo's
> font, it's just a matter of implement it (and yes, Font
> Copyright is different from Software/Trademark).

Oh, right.  From what Steve said I'd understood that the font in the new
logo was already freer than the existing one.

> There is no basis to say that the logo/font change would have
> a positive impact in our "brand".

I broadly agree, though for the font having a free font would be a win

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