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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-01 07:23:35

Caleb Epstein wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Dec 2004 12:08:44 +1100, Matt Hurd <matt.hurd_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>I quite like that idea. Perhaps emphasise the os in boost for the
>>dual connotations of open source and operating system. bit of colour
>>for a rocket. can type it as text.
>>what about a font style similar to some one else's suggestion with a
>>bit of shadow...
> Too many colors and the oddball foNT siZinG looks horrible. Yes Boost
> is open source, but highlighting "OS" further confuses an already
> confusing set of glyphs.

Besides all that, which I agree with, courier is a hard font to make
work in this context. It's too skinny. You can do a little better (but
not much) by boldifying it. And the fact that it's monospace makes most
logos using it look too wide (especially something as long as this one).

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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