[forge-dev] Fwd: Seam Forge logos round 1
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Mon Jul 11 18:15:02 EDT 2011
On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 16:11, Lincoln Baxter, III
<lincolnbaxter at gmail.com>wrote:
> Anvils are lightweight.
Compared to tanks?
> Lincoln Baxter's Droid
> "Keep it Simple"
> On Jul 11, 2011 5:37 PM, "Paul Bakker" <paul.bakker.nl at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I like the sword analogy, makes sense being a "craftsman" developer. Not
> sure if a sword would fit well in the logo (might get too complicated), but
> the idea behind it is perfect :-)
> > I agree on the lightweight part too. The only thing that should be clear
> is that you won't get any lock-in with Forge, but to my opinion a anvil
> doesn't say you do have a lock-in. It also implies Forge is a tool that
> supports your crafsman work.
> > Paul
> > On Jul 11, 2011, at 11:18 PM, Dan Allen wrote:
> >> I like the anvil because I often use the phrase "banging out code." In
> fact, creating software is a lot like creating a sword. You get a rough
> shape, then you refine it until you have a really sharp edge. Forge itself
> means to "Move forward gradually or steadily", exactly how swords and
> software are made (good ones).
> >> I don't think "lightweight" really has to be the focus. Naturally, we do
> want to imply speed, but I think each strike is an efficient one, like a
> master blacksmith. And there are different hammers for each part of the
> process (the right tool for the job).
> >> So I think the anvil fits very well. Perhaps we need to add the sword to
> portray the meaning.
> >> On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 16:54, Gunnar Morling <
> gunnar.morling at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >> I can't
> >> really draw, so I tried to google for this and found
> >> http://www.fotosearch.com/CSP203/k2035148/ which goes into the
> >> direction I had in mind. A character would also give a nice mascot.
> >> This is a great way to communicate what you would like to see, without
> having to be an artist. We did this a lot during the Arquillian logo
> drafting process.
> >> -Dan
> >> --
> >> Dan Allen
> >> Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat | Author of Seam in Action
> >> Registered Linux User #231597
> >> http://www.google.com/profiles/dan.j.allen#about
> >> http://mojavelinux.com
> >> http://mojavelinux.com/seaminaction
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