Subject: Re: pkgsrc logo -> draft from scratch (vector gfx)
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
From: Mike M. Volokhov <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/20/2005 15:47:23
On Fri, 20 May 2005 13:56:58 +0200
Lubomir Sedlacik <> wrote:

> On Fri, May 20, 2005 at 01:41:11PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> > Cool... I forgot which font I used exactly, It was something
> > bold+italic with serives. Assuming that the font in the official Net
> > BSD logo is something like 'times new roman', can you try and make a
> > version with 'times new roman bold italics'? I tried yesterday, but
> > didn't get gimp to scale the font to the size I needed. :/
> > 
> > Also, try putting the "pkg" a bit (0.5*) higher.
> > 
> > Are the colors the same as I used? sitting ca. 0.7m away from my tft,
> > the grey-on-orange is a bit bad to read, how about a lighter grey?
> please don't use the orange/grey combination.  it's a really poor choice
> of colours which is not contrast enough and has serious trouble with
> melting into background different than white or black.
> the logo as it is now doesn't work in monochrome.

We may outline a bit a grey text with white background...

> i don't see the reason of splitting pkgsrc into two words when it's one
> (it's even a registered trademark of TNF).

It's a logo. It should not represent trademark at all...