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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-08 23:16:09

"Jonathan Turkanis" <technews_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> "Eric Niebler" <eric_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> A lot of people are expressing favorable opinions about selection 67
>>> boost/squares. This logo is simply out of the question, in my
>>> opinion, because of its glaring similarity to the marketing imagery
>>> of Visual Studio. Just look at the Visual C++ box:
>>> IMO, option 67 should be removed.
>> I consider that a background pattern and not sacrosanct. I never
>> would have noticed it had you not pointed it out.
>> I think if we had to eliminate any abstract graphic that was used in
>> promotional or packaging material, there'd be hardly anything we could
>> use.
> If it was used on the packaging of baby formula I might agree with
> you. Having a logo that's so similar to to VC++ marketing material
> would be a real problem, IMO.

Even though it's just a minor design element in the VC++ package?

Dave Abrahams
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