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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Subversion Logo Contest

From: <cmpilato_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2002-07-26 02:48:34 CEST

"B. W. Fitzpatrick" <fitz@red-bean.com> writes:

> Steinar Bang <sb@dod.no> writes:
> > Hm... all entries except for one, are JPEGs.
> > JPEGs aren't ideal for logos, because the way they handle transitions
> > between areas of uniform colours.
> > And even if a logo is presented as a JPEG for ease of display
> > (supported by more web browsers than PNG), it's unwise to keep the
> > original as a JPEG, because all manipulations of the logo (eg. changes
> > in a drawing program, scaling) will need decoding, and then recoding,
> > with loss of information.
> I agree with what the above, but the logos presented aren't
> necessarily source material. I for one have vector copies locally of
> everything that I submitted, and if one of my logos win, we can add
> the source copy to the svn repos.
> We could always put a note in the README that winning artists will
> have to provide vector graphics of their logo, but I'd imagine that
> once a logo wins we can reproduce it in a vector program without too
> much work.

Actually, I said this same thing to Ben Collins-Sussman, suggesting
that perhaps we require that the winning entry either a) exist
elsewhere as a nice high-quality EPS, or b) be recreated by a
competent artist as a nice high-quality EPS.

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