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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] Submodule's readme and logo
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-13 11:04:41

On 13.12.2013 15:23, Adam Wulkiewicz wrote:
> Hi,
> In Boost.Geometry we recently added a readme file (currently only in develop branch and
> some basic wiki.
> From one of the discussions (by Mateusz Loskot):
> What I'd suggest is to create README.{md|markdown} file in root
> directory of geometry repo:
> have big heading on top
> [LOGO] Boost.Geometry
> The readme could also explain briefly what's around,
> what is include folder, what is example, test folder.
> and link to the main documentation and wiki pages.
> GitHub has somewhat 'trained' people there always is a README file
> (see
> so many users expect to use it as a first contact with a project.
> I believe having those files in all submodules would have a positive impact on the GitHub community and the users. Furthermore the style of
> those files could be more or less unified. Therefore I've prepared semi-consistent set of logos for some of the libraries:
> I decided to achieve the consistency by using the Boost logo as a base.


thanks for trying to improve the artwork. That said, while I am not particularly proud of the logo at

I would say I still prefer it to the use of bricks metaphor, as you have in build logo.

- Volodya

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