Subject: Re: [boost] Proposal for new variants of the Boost logo.
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-09 08:47:52
Jeffrey Bosboom wrote:
> Jeffrey Bosboom wrote:
> > I don't think this is self-descriptive enough. For
> > example, GIL is a
> > Boost library, and GIL extensions are obviously "for use
> > with" Boost.
> > But I don't think "for use with" implies "not officially
> > part of" Boost.
> To clarify, I mean that a GIL extension that has not gone
> through the Boost review process would probably display "for
> use with". But since extensions are "for use with" by nature,
> the special designator on the logo would not seem 'out of
> place' enough for a documentation reader to realize it means
> "not official".
Please suggest an alternative. We tried numerous *short* phrases and settled on "for use with" as being the most broadly applicable to non-accepted libraries. If you have a better idea that fits well in the logo space available, please share it. We've found that two lines of text can fit nicely in the space we've used, but the two lines must be aesthetically balanced.
Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP http://www.sig.com
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