From: Rich Johnson (rjohnson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-22 15:21:51
On Monday, November 22, 2004, at 02:55 PM, Rene Rivera wrote:
> Rich Johnson wrote:
>> On Sunday, November 21, 2004, at 02:43 AM, Aaron W. LaFramboise wrote:
>>> Perhaps while this is being discussed, there might also be some
>>> discussion of adoption of a real mascot or emblem to serve as the
>>> for Boost. Stylized text is fun, but having a real logo adds
>>> significantly, in my opinion. I think it helps build a "brand," and
>>> a way, the Boost brand is an especially important one.
>>> Microsoft has their flying Windows, Apple has their Apple, GNU has
>>> gnu; what should Boost have?
>> Either a catapult or a rocket. ....just my $.02 :-)
> Rockets are fun :-) And have along history of use as logos, emblems,
> and tokens. Has the nice association of "Boost" with "booster rocket".
> A catapult is too retro ;-) We want to inspire cutting edge not middle
> I'd say the rocket idea was worth more than $.02
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