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From: Joel (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-15 02:01:17

Hi again,

Ok, here's the updated Boost Logo Contest page:


Joel de Guzman
Joel wrote:
> Hi,
> This is a tough decision. Based on the IRV program
> the winner is supposed to be Simeon Nasilowski, entry
> number 67. However, entry 67 clearly fails to meet one
> of the requirements:
>     The logo must be free of any copyright or other
>     intellectual property claims.
> It was noted by Eric Niebler, and confirmed by others that
> entry 67 has a glaring similarity to the marketing imagery
> of Visual Studio. See:
> Hence, entry number 75 by Zoltan "cad" Juhasz will have to
> be the winner. Congratulations Zoltan!
> Zoltan "cad" Juhasz shall receive:
>     * the Boost Logo Designer T-shirt (printed with the winning
>       logo design), plus,
>     * a signed copy of the MPL book by David Abrahams and
>       Aleksey Gurtovoy, C++ Template Metaprogramming: Concepts,
>       Tools, and Techniques from Boost and Beyond
>       ( )
> I shall now leave it up to the Boost Moderators to decide on
> whether the winning logo shall replace the current or not. The
> current consensus, based on recent discussions in the boost-dev
> list is to hold a second contest given everything we have learned so
> far. The contest was not as easy at it seemed at first and there's
> a lot we learned from it. Some people, like Christopher Diggins
> and Genandiy Rozental proposed some stricter and perhaps better
> formed guidelines and voting procedures. I shall take this into
> consideration if and when we hold a second contest.
> Some folks suggested that entry 67 might be salvagable. That
> might possible. It might also be possible to come up with
> a logo based on the top 10 entries, combining the best ideas
> into one. I am actually contemplating on having a shot at
> this. I invite others to do as well.
> Again, thanks to everyone who participated and those who
> helped out.
> Special thanks to Jason Hise and Vladimir Prus who
> independently wrote the IRV programs:
>     see attached irv.cpp
>     see attached
> and Kalin who did the initial tallies and collecting the
> votes:
>     see attached votes.txt

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