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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-07 13:59:52

Gennadiy Rozental wrote:

> We vote for or against the submission based on some technical
> aspects. With logo contest on the other hand in many-many cases it's
> just I like this or I like that. I would be all for the post with I
> like logo number ## because ... (here some valid points from some
> points of view - but not because I
> like colors/size/picture better).

Some valid non-aesthetic reasons might be: it resembles the logo of compnay XXX,
or it doesn't adequately represent Boost.

> Posting preliminary results bring
> more attention to the logos currently on top. In my experience, when
> it comes to selecting based not on some objective parameters but on
> some subjective preferences, people tend to prefer what they see
> first, what they are used
> to or what others preferred.

It was suggested earlier that people should post critiques of the logos here.
There is at least one which I objected to but which I didn't bother commenting
on because I though it had no chance of being selected. Now that I see some
people have voted for it, my criticism might be relevant.


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