[Foundation] proposal: enlightened light bulb

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Wed Oct 29 17:36:00 CST 2003


Yes the blub already looks lit to me because of its yellow element, and the
fact that the background it white.

Richard

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ralph Meijer" <jabberfoundation at ralphm.ik.nu>
To: <members at jabber.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2003 9:49 PM
Subject: Re: [Foundation] proposal: enlightened light bulb


> On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 08:43:31PM +0100, Ulrich B. Staudinger wrote:
> >
> > Description:
> > Change in the jsf logo the current light bulb (which does emit no
> > light)  into a radiating, light emighting bulb.
>
> The bulb does emit light. In fact, the whole website's background is
white. ;-)
>
> > expected result:
> > brightens up the overall appearance of JSF pr material, including
> > website, press releases (pdf) and t-shirts. corresponds to a message
> > similar to 'the next step' or simply 'progress' ( bulb -> lightened
> > bulb). jabber is showed as 'better' than other bulb logo carriers, due
> > to the fact that many other bulbs are not lit, too.
> > Jabber is recognized as online.
>
> I am not convinced that this would be better than the current logo.
>
> > impact analysis:
> > t-shirts showing the lightened jabber logo will have to be printed
> > (costs only exists after the first t-shirts are sold and new shirts are
> > printed ), {btw, the t-shirts could be announced on the new xmpp.org
> > website ... }.
> > redesigning the logos in all different resolutions and on light and dark
> > background
>
> The logo was designed in a vector drawing program. You can resize it to
> whatever size you like and put it on the most funky backgrounds if you'd
> like.
>
> Also, we already voted for this logo. It wouldn't be a good idea to patch
> it, I think. Of course you can use fluorising paint for t-shirts.
>
> --
> Groetjes,
>
> ralphm
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