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

From: Tamas Papp
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] Logo for AUCTeX: request for ideas
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2016 10:35:08 +0100
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Hi Mosè,

On Fri, Mar 04 2016, Mosè Giordano wrote:

> 2016-03-03 8:49 GMT+01:00 Tamas Papp <address@hidden>:
>> Yes, Crimson does look nicer. I changed the kerning a bit, to a
>> compromise between the default and my somewhat cramped original
>> version. AFAIK tighter kerning is common for logos.
> Indeed this is better.  I'd like to propose some further changes:
>   - change the background color to the color of the header text (8596B0)
>   - change the E color to something lighter, for better readability
>   - add to the background the code used to produce the logo itself, to
>     make it "recursive" (but cheating with \lstinputlisting).

This looks fantastic now. Nicely designed and, with the code itself,
nerdy beyond reason (which I like, I am a nerd).

> Please find attached the code and the resulting PDF.  I didn't alter
> kerning and lowering of E.  Note that xelatex is not needed to compile
> the document, but it helps reducing the size of the final png file.
> You can see a sketch of the possible result of the logo in the
> homepage at
> The logo doesn't fit in the current header (height is 91px, the logo
> would be barely visible with that size), I think the sidebar is a
> better place for it, but suggestions are welcome.

I think this is fine.

Despite the fact that we didn't need a logo in the first place (IMO), we
ended up with a very good one :D



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