[Ffmpeg-devel] FFmpeg logo

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Tue Feb 20 02:53:44 CET 2007


On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 12:52:21AM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> 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.

why dont you replace it with a "ffmpeg needs a new logo the old looks like
shit, submit your proposals here, the winner will get a honorable mention
in the CREDITS"

Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into
despotisms. -- Aristotle
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