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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-09 21:16:56

Reid Sweatman wrote:

> It might be salvable, though. I liked it a lot, just thought it too
> close. Got to looking more closely and noticed that you can (if you
> really want to <g>) see the cubes on and above the main diagonal as a
> spaceship, and the remaining cube as its exhaust. Were you to shift
> the "wing" cubes in the direction of the anti-diagonal (i.e.,
> southwest <g>), maybe curve their
> links with the center, it might remain appealing and lose that
> unfortunate resemblance. It also kind of looks like Batman. (No, I
> don't have a comic stuffed into my copy of "C++ Template
> Metaprogramming" <g>). Could also
> just rotate it 45 degrees widdershins. That would probably also mess
> up the resemblance, although it also messes up the nice asymmetry of
> the original. Could also change the "flame" cube to a triangle by
> eliminating the half closest to the "ship." Just suggestions. It's
> the flu meds, y'know? I'm a zombie right now.

It would be easier to follow if you would post some examples.

> But it would have
> been my first choice, too; ought to be some way to rework it while
> keeping the essence.

Unfortunately, the contest is closed now. I don't think we can open up one of
the logos for major redesign without doing it for the others.


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