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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-05 14:11:37

Rob Stewart <stewart_at_[hidden]> writes:

> One thing not mentioned in the voting procedures is whether we
> can make any changes to the selected logo. IOW, I voted for
> several logos that weren't quite the way I'd want them in their
> final form, but they were compelling for various reasons. If
> others felt they could vote for a logo with the hope that it will
> be slightly different in its final form, it might change how some
> vote.
> Consider 67b, for instance. I don't like the color scheme, yet
> the abstract blocks/checkerboard is visually unique and can be
> used alone as an icon (even alongside the URL in the brower's
> address bar).
> Thus, I propose that we officially allow, or disallow as the case
> may be, such post-selection alterations, with the approval of the
> membership. That is, if we permit modifications, then once we
> have selected a logo based upon the current voting, we open
> discussions on any *minor* alterations, produce the alternate
> forms of the logo, and have a final vote on that.
> Under the category of minor alterations, I would include:
> - colors
> - relative sizing of elements
> - relative spacing of elements
> - phrasing ("Boost Libraries" instead of "Boost Library" for
> example)

I Agree. I voted with similar attached considerations.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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