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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-23 14:35:08

Deane Yang <deane_yang_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> D> Miro Jurisic <macdev_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>> I don't mean to put down anyone's effort, but some of the logo
>>>> sketches were, well, terrible. I think that a number of people
>>>> here have had interesting ideas in terms of what the logo might
>>>> contain (whether it's a rocket or angle brackets), but very few of
>>>> the resulting images were esthetically pleasing. My proposal is
>>>> that we take a small set of possible ideas to someone with graphic
>>>> design skills.
>>>> I am not implying we have nobody like that here, I just think this
>>>> is very quickly degenerating into a shed-painting discussion, and
>>>> I think we can save everyone a lot of time by picking 1-3 ideas
>>>> (e.g., "boost rocket") and having someone adept of converting
>>>> ideas into images work with that.
>>>>meeroh "I can't draw to save my life, and I know it"
>>>> PS. I think a design which simply reads "boost" and has the letter
>>>> t be the rocket would work well
>>>Like the one on slide 3?
>> Now updated and improved.
> I agreed with Miro, but I have concede that your latest attempts
> (slides 2 and 4) don't look too bad to me. But I don't like the look
> of the slanted C++ in the background. For one I don't see the point
> of stacking (staggering?) the "++". With the rocket there, is there
> really any need to stylize the "C++"?

The staggered "+" symbols are how we get the "s" in Boost.
We could just remove the "C++", of course, as in slide 3 of the
current version at

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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