Subject: Re: pkgsrc logo -> draft from scratch (vector gfx)
To: Timo Schoeler <>
From: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/20/2005 14:45:35
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On Fri, May 20, 2005 at 02:16:31PM +0200, Timo Schoeler wrote:
> hm, finding colours which allow you that is not trivial. furthermore,
> you'll have to put more contrast in the logo itself, e.g. black line
> on each edge of the 'cube'. i think that this would make the logo
> uncool (or whatever one should call this)...

that's why creating a good logo is not easy!

> > the logo as it is now doesn't work in monochrome.
> why not?

uh, for obvious reasons (by monochrome i really meant just 1bit, sorry)?
logo which is unusable with 2 colors is a badly designed logo.

> > i don't see the reason of splitting pkgsrc into two words when it's
> > one (it's even a registered trademark of TNF).
> i didn't understand this either, but i think it's more an emphasizing
> of each part of pkgsrc instead of splitting it into two words.

imo, it would only spread confusion.
> another option would be to use one part in italics, and the other in
> regular -- but this is not the pkgsrc-style (it's italics). so it has
> to be emphasized in another way.

i don't really see any need for emphasizing, ymmv.


-- Lubomir Sedlacik <salo@{NetBSD,Xtrmntr,silcnet}.org>   --

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