[Marketing] New draft logos

Michael P. Gerlek mpg at lizardtech.com
Tue Mar 18 18:59:21 EDT 2008

Mmm, good point.  The only thing worse than having a new logo would be
having TWO logos :-)



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tyler Mitchell [mailto:tmitchell.osgeo at gmail.com] On 
> Behalf Of Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
> Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 3:41 PM
> To: Michael P. Gerlek
> Cc: Jeroen Ticheler; OSGeo Marketing
> Subject: Re: [Marketing] New draft logos
> On 17-Mar-08, at 12:29 PM, Michael P. Gerlek wrote:
> > Sorry if I'm late replying, I've been on vacation...
> >
> > As I said on IRC a couple weeks ago, I strongly urge no 
> change to the
> > current set of logos.
> >
> > Rationale: we paid considerable $$$ to PushDesign for these a couple
> > years ago, and I don't see any need to change our logo 
> style or color
> > scheme.
> The more I think about it, the more I agree with Michael on this,  
> especially as I start to consider all the places our logo would need  
> to be changed (ack!).  I'm not so worried about the cost if 
> we have a  
> clear motive and purpose.  Do we feel a change is necessary and are  
> we willing to make the change "across the board".. everywhere 
> that it  
> will need it?
> Initially I thought we were only going to be tweaking the logo to  
> make it more usable in certain contexts, and to add the additional  
> tag lines.  I must have misunderstood, but it didn't sink in 
> until we  
> got this spread of new logo options.
> I'm not afraid of change, but I'm reluctant on this aspect.   
> Essentially I want to be sure that the benefit is clear to the  
> community and supporters.   I may be convinced to give it my vote if  
> our rationale is clearer.
> Still thinking about it...
> Tyler

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