Subject: Re: official logo proposal
To: Roland Illig <>
From: Mark Kirby <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/18/2007 09:30:23
On 18 Sep 2007, at 09:28, Roland Illig wrote:

> Roland Illig wrote:
>> Dieter Baron wrote:
>>> hi,
>>> we (pkgsrc PMC) have been asked to decide on an official logo for
>>> pkgsrc.  We are happy to present a candidate here.
>> Great, let's take it without much discussion. :)
> Ok, with this statement I wanted to avoid an overly long  
> discussion, but since you all seem to like discussions, here's my  
> opinion:
> * The font looks ugly. It has so many slopes and less straight  
> lines, so it doesn't fit the simplicity goal.
> * Having the "src" in dark black doesn't match the NetBSD logo. I  
> like the gray much more, since it doesn't create such a high contrast.

Why does it need to match the NetBSD logo? Pkgsrc is used on many  
other platforms, for that reason alone it should not follow the  
NetBSD logo's colours.