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Re: logo contest

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2002-07-24 23:46:00 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Over beers last night, a few of us started lamenting (once again) at
> Subversion's utter lack of a Cool Logo. In the past, we've had a few
> serious and not-so-serious ideas presented:
> http://www.red-bean.com/fitz/svn.html

Great stuff!

I vote for 11 and then 10. What's with all the bananas?

> I think it would be neat to have some kind of a logo contest.
> 1. Create a second repository on svn.collab.net, and make it world
> readable and writable.


> A. have committers vote.
> B. have (committers + anyone who has ever sent a patch) vote.
> C. have the general public vote.
> (C) is probably very satisifying for the world, but then we end up in
> some kind of entangled mess of trying to count votes, prevent
> ballot-box-stuffing, and so on. :-(

+1 for A & B. -1 for C.

> Another idea:
> D. have the general public narrow down the choices to the top 3, and
> then have committer-like folk choose one of them.


How about the top 10 instead of the top 3. My concern is that
a favorite logo for the developers may not make it into the top X,
and given that we did the work, how do we ensure that logos we like
are in the list? Increasing the number would help ensure that.


Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com>
Web and OS performance plots - http://www.orcaware.com/orca/
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