Hi,

+1 to Jay, the 3.0 version looks ok - it is friendly and rocking :)

Cheers,

Dr. Pavlo Shchelokovskyy
Senior Software Engineer
Mirantis Inc
www.mirantis.com

On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 10:38 PM, Jay Faulkner <j...@jvf.cc> wrote:

> Of the options presented, I think the new 3.0 version most brings to mind
> a rocking bear.  It’s still tough to be OK with a new logo, given that
> pixie boots is beloved by our team partially because Lucas took the time to
> make us one — but it seems like not accepting a new logo created by the
> foundation would lead to Ironic getting less marketing and resources, so
> I’m not keen to go down that path. With that in mind, I’m +1 to version 3.0
> of the bear.
>
> -Jay
>
> > On Feb 1, 2017, at 12:05 PM, Heidi Joy Tretheway <heidi...@openstack.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Ironic team,
> >
> > I’m sorry our second proposal again missed the mark. It wasn’t the
> illustrator’s intention to mimic the Bear Surprise painting that gained
> popularity in Russia as a meme. Our illustrator created a face-forward bear
> with paws shaped as if it had index and ring “fingers" down, like a hand
> gesture popular at a heavy metal concert. It was not meant to mimic the
> painting of a side-facing bear with paws and all “fingers" up to surprise.
> That said, once it’s seen, it’s tough to expect the community to un-see it,
> so we’ll take another approach.
> >
> > The issue with your old mascot is twofold: it doesn’t fit the
> illustration style for the entire suite of 60+ mascots, and it contains a
> human-made element (drumsticks). As part of our overall guidelines,
> human-made objects and symbols were not allowed, and we applied these
> standards to all projects.
> >
> > Your team told us you want a heavy metal bear, so we used the Kiss
> band-style makeup and the hand gesture to suggest metal without using an
> instrument or symbol. We tried to mimic your original logo’s expression.
> After releasing v1, we listened to your team’s comment that the first
> version was too angry looking, so you’ll see a range of expressions from
> fierce to neutral to happy.
> >
> >
> > <Screenshot 2017-02-01 11.26.16.png>
> > I’d love to find a compromise with your team that will be in keeping
> with the style of the project logo suite. I’ll watch your ML for additional
> concerns about this proposed v3:
> > <image001.png>
> >
> > Our illustration team’s next step is to parse the community feedback
> from the Ironic team (note that there is a substantial amount of
> conflicting feedback from 21 members of your team) and determine if we have
> majority support for a single direction.
> >
> > While new project logos are optional, virtually every project asked be
> represented in our family of logos. Only logos in this new style will be
> used on the project navigator and in other promotional ways.
> >
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> >
> >
> >
> > Heidi Joy Tretheway
> > Senior Marketing Manager, OpenStack Foundation
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> >
> >
> >
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