[Ffmpeg-devel] FFmpeg logo

Måns Rullgård mans
Tue Feb 20 01:52:21 CET 2007

Robert Swain <robert.swain at gmail.com> writes:

> M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>> Last year we never managed to decide on a logo in time for LinuxTag.
>> I'm hoping we might be able to do better this year, so I've made a
>> couple of variants based on one of the ideas I liked best from last
>> year's discussions.
>> My sketches are based on the zigzag scan used in MPEG2 video.  The
>> first has a full 8x8 scan.  I though this looked a bit cluttered, so I
>> took the artistic freedom of reducing it to 4x4, resulting in the
>> second version.  The last one is for interlacing aficionados only.
>> I'm afraid it might not go down too well with the crowd...
>> Now I'm waiting for you all to bring out your best artistic talent,
>> and come up with some better ideas.  Or failing that, at least show me
>> some different ideas.  Failing that too, well, in that case, don't
>> bother.  Write some code instead.
>> Remember, this is a logo, not a painting, so try to keep it simple.
>> Avoid small details and excessive use of color.
> Out of those I like the 4x4 one.

Yes, I prefer that one too.

> I think I still have mine lying around somewhere but no one ever
> decided on a 'winner' or even collected them and made a vote.

> I would hope that we could find one solid, simple logo that can
> replace that disgusting, grainy, pixellated, fading fire text there
> is on the home page

I've got to agree, the thing on the web page is quite horrid.

> that we can use for events, the web site or even merchandise. I'd
> wear and FFmpeg-branded thong. Well, maybe not, but I'd wear a
> T-shirt.

Last year's LinuxTag featured T-shirts.  Come along this year if you
want one.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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