From: Matt Hurd (matt.hurd_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-01 14:01:57
On Wed, 01 Dec 2004 07:23:35 -0500, David Abrahams
> 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
Yeah, I don't think it works... This was a serif font with the OS
back in its normality box.
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