[FFmpeg-devel] Fwd: Summer Logo version 3.0

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Wed May 16 02:59:06 CEST 2012


On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 01:37:12PM -0700, Victoria Kirst wrote:
> I hate to be the one to start this awkward conversation, but this logo is a
> pretty significant downgrade from the previous ones. The ideas are clever
> but not well executed: this particular font face is difficult to read and
> aesthetically reminds me of hairy legs with tumors. Similarly, the
> logo sweating under the sunny sky is a cute vision, but these particular
> images for the clouds, sun, etc look dated, like stock graphics circa early
> 2000. The overall logo looks childish and unpolished.
> If we are going to be changing the FFmpeg webpage logo regularly, I propose
> we have a vote/contest instead of first-come first-serve submissions. The
> contest should include previous logos as candidates.

The idea of a contest was pushed around since a while, sadly ive not
found anyone who actually did anything to make it a reality ...
would you be interrested to organize such contest for ffmpeg ?


Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

Its not that you shouldnt use gotos but rather that you should write
readable code and code with gotos often but not always is less readable
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