[Ffmpeg-devel] FFmpeg logo

angustia at arrozcru.no-ip.org angustia
Fri Feb 23 01:20:48 CET 2007

Quoting M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com>:

> M?ns Rullg?rd <mans at mansr.com> writes:
>> Hi,
>> 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.
> Well, a few days have passed, and the discussion seems to have calmed
> down.  I have collected all the suggestions/ideas that were posted
> (not last year's) on a web page:
> http://www1.mplayerhq.hu/~mru/ffmpeg-logo/
> Please have a look, and report back with some opinions.

Just a thought: why not lowercase letters? It makes it look more unixy...

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