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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-22 15:57:18

David Abrahams wrote:
> Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> I think that's what both Joaquin and I are saying. Boost by itself, I
>> think, is recognizable all by itself. Many people already know what
>> it is, well at least many in the developer community. I don't think
>> we need the C++ to be explicitly there. And trying to put it there
>> causes all kinds of problems because one ends up doing other things
>> to make it fit in, re: the "/".
> I kind of agree. Iconography.
> Hmm.
> I think it's worth pursuing the idea of
> boost/
> where the slash is actually a rocket ascending. I tried to convey
> that with an earlier attempt but it probably didn't communicate.

I'm not a logo expert by any stretch of the imagination... but it seems to
me that if you have a rocket, you don't need the text "boost". The rocket is
the logo. It needs to have some unique visual features that establish its
identity as the "boost/C++" rocket, of course.

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