[FFmpeg-devel] Fwd: Summer Logo version 3.0

Lou Logan lou at lrcd.com
Thu May 17 06:45:33 CEST 2012

On Thu, 17 May 2012 00:39:33 -0400, compn wrote:

> On Tue, 15 May 2012 13:37:12 -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
> i thought the 3d hummingbirds and flowers were kind of jarring, to each
> his/her own.
> >but not well executed: this particular font face is difficult to read and
> >aesthetically reminds me of hairy legs with tumors. Similarly, the
> lol. it took me a while to figure what it was when it was uncolored too.
> >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.
> ugh, more voting and boring bikesheds. just what i dont want. i think
> its pretty amazing ffmpeg has had so much advancement lately without
> all of the bikeshedding and voting. why muck it up now? i also like the
> idea of just having a bunch of logos from different people and rotating
> them seasonally/randomly like google logo does.
> if you have a 'better' logo, submit it! if you have criticism, please
> make it constructive!
> btw, are we going to ressurect michael's original monkey zigzag logo? :)

Where does one view this legendary monkey logo?

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