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Re: [AUCTeX] Logo for AUCTeX: request for ideas

From: Vincent Belaïche
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] Logo for AUCTeX: request for ideas
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2016 08:25:17 +0100

Just as a side comment  : the logo could also be used on the front page of the 
manual printed version.


> From: address@hidden
> Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2016 01:34:10 +0100
> Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] Logo for AUCTeX: request for ideas
> To: address@hidden
> CC: address@hidden; address@hidden; address@hidden
> Hi Tamas,
> 2016-03-01 21:47 GMT+01:00 Tamas Papp <address@hidden>:
>> Hi,
>> I have been following this thread with interest, and I recognize that
>> people honestly want to help and contribute. However, I am still not
>> sure why AUCTeX needs a logo and what purpose it would serve, and I
>> think that the lack of well-defined objectives is reflected in the
>> design process.
>> For example, consider a company that wants a logo for a particular
>> brand: they want the logo to be associated with that brand, and have a
>> reasonably good idea of the group they are targeting and the image they
>> want to convey.
>> In contrast, it is unclear where and how the AUCTeX logo would be used
>> (on the website? does that warrant a logo? where else?), who the target
>> audience is (existing users? potential new users?), and the message we
>> want to convey (AUCTeX is ... fun? a reliable and convenient piece of
>> software? etc)
>> The discussion might still result in a nice logo, but if in the end it
>> doesn't, I don't think that there is any harm in not coming up with a
>> logo now and postponing the issue until there is a more clearly defined
>> need.
> Thanks for your comments. Just to make it clear, I agree with you, we
> don't need the logo at any cost. If you don't find anything with a
> minimal consensus, it's fine with me to stop.
> That said, there was the chance to have a designer for the logo and I
> thought that we don't have the logo and this could be an occasion to
> involve the community in something not code related, so that more
> people than usual can participate. The logo would be used on the web
> page and probably nowhere else. There are already other Emacs'
> packages with a logo, I knew of org mode [1], but after a quick search
> I found that ESS [2] and Gnus [3] have a logo as well. Probably also
> CEDET has a logo [4], at least the name of the banner file at the top
> of the page suggests so.
> Bye,
> Mosè
> Note:
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
> [4]

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