I'm definitely holding off on any contest for a new logo at this time. The
topic warrants more discussion amongst the group for sure. Thanks for the
feedback, it is appreciated.
Twitter ID: javajuneau
On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 4:31 PM, Josh Juneau <juneau001@...> wrote:
> If we did make a contest then I would definitely agree with your idea. I
> really don't mind the current logo at all...I even like the green so much
> that I updated the site using a similar tone.
> However, it sounds to me like a contest may not be the best idea in the
> end. I'd discussed the contest with Jim and Frank in the past and it
> sounded like the way to go...but thinking about it I agree with you that we
> may get some logos that wouldn't quite live up to the quality of the one we
> currently enjoy.
> Thanks for your feedback!
> Josh Juneau
> Twitter ID: javajuneau
> On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Charlie Groves <charlie.groves@...:
>> On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 10:45 AM, Josh Juneau<juneau001@...> wrote:
>> > Hey Charlie,
>> > When I was redesigning the site, many people offered good feedback. One
>> > the most prevelant pieces of feedback was that the Jython logo (not
>> > BTW) needed to be reworked. Some believe that the logo is older and
>> > outdated. Others thought that we needed a fresh new look for the 2.5
>> > release. I also rather enjoy the current logo and I really think that
>> > new site breathes some life into it.
>> > If you followed that thread regarding the site update at all you may
>> > remember that Alan Kennedy offered up his modjy logo which is also quite
>> > nice. I planned to submit his logo to the contest as the first entry.
>> > may also recall that Kay Schluer wants a completely different logo as he
>> > does not believe that Jython needs to be associated with the Java mug.
>> > Baker and I kicked around a couple of ideas such as making a more 3d
>> > with the coffee cup and Python rising. Similar to what we have now, but
>> > just freshened up a bit.
>> > All in all, the developer base wants to see a new logo. I personally
>> > mind the current one at all.
>> I don't think that the people that responded to that thread
>> constituted the developer base crying out for a new logo. How about
>> including the current logo as an option? It was actually created by a
>> graphic designer, and has a nice simple clarity as a result. I worry
>> that new logos created by programmers won't live up to that.