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 http://www.boost-consulting.com
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