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

From: EglobalpresS
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] Logo for AUCTeX: request for ideas
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2016 00:52:59 +0100

Sorry Iam just moving to another condo and I don't have seen your  mails. 

In a couples of day a i will post some sugesttions in draw. 



> El 03/03/2016, a las 08:49, Tamas Papp <address@hidden> escribió:
>> On Wed, Mar 02 2016, Mosè Giordano wrote:
>> Hi Tamas,
>> 2016-03-02 8:13 GMT+01:00 Tamas Papp <address@hidden>:
>>> You are of course right, it would be good to involve the community. I
>>> could not resist drafting up a logo myself, in the minimalistic style of
>>> the projects you mention above (not that I would be capable of anything
>>> that requires more skill). The background is the current AUCTeX webpage
>>> color, and the highlighted E is of course for Emacs. Since I don't have
>>> a good eye for color or kerning or design or anything related, I attach
>>> the source if anyone wants to change it. The font is free and part of
>>> TeXLive.
>> While I initially liked some of the first ideas proposed, I started
>> thinking that maybe putting too much symbolism would make the logo too
>> complicated to understand.
>> Your proposal is simple and effective, and the idea of producing the
>> logo of AUCTeX by means of AUCTeX itself is intriguing!  I'd change
>> the font, for example I like Crimson (or its new fork Cochineal).
>> Please find attached my take.  I slightly changed kerning and raised
>> the E.
> 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.
> I also attach experiments with a b/w version using outlines, but that
> does not look so good, so a plain vanilla version (no pagecolor, no
> color) might be better.
> Best,
> Tamas
> \documentclass[border=0.5mm]{standalone} \usepackage{crimson} 
> \usepackage[svgnames]{xcolor} \pagecolor[HTML]{556680} 
> \newcommand\auc{A\kern-0.05emU\kern-0.03emC} \newlength{\auclength} 
> \settowidth{\auclength}{\auc} \begin{document} \begin{minipage}{\auclength} 
> \color{white}% \centering% \auc\\[-0.7ex] 
> T\kern-.15em\lower.46ex\hbox{\color{Crimson}E}\kern-.06emX \end{minipage} 
> \end{document} %%% Local Variables: %%% mode: latex %%% TeX-master: t %%% End:
> <auctex-logo.pdf>
> \documentclass[border=0.5mm]{standalone} \usepackage{crimson} 
> \usepackage[svgnames]{xcolor} \newcommand\auc{A\kern-0.05emU\kern-0.03emC} 
> \newlength{\auclength} \settowidth{\auclength}{\auc} \usepackage{pdfrender} 
> \newcommand{\outline}[1]{\textpdfrender{% TextRenderingMode=2,% 
> LineWidth=.05ex,% StrokeColor=black, FillColor=, }{#1}} \begin{document} 
> \begin{minipage}{\auclength} \color{white}% \centering% 
> \outline{\auc}\\[-0.7ex] 
> \outline{T}\kern-.15em\lower.46ex\hbox{\color{black}E}\kern-.06em\outline{X} 
> \end{minipage} \end{document} %%% Local Variables: %%% mode: latex %%% 
> TeX-master: t %%% End:
> <auctex-logo-bw.pdf>

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