Re: [racket-dev] new logo

2012-02-12 Thread Neil Van Dyke
Eli Barzilay wrote at 02/12/2012 01:50 AM: An hour ago, Michael W wrote: http://img513.imageshack.us/img513/5233/lambdarechopng.jpg http://tmp.barzilay.org/cr.png Yes! I think that cr.png has nailed the design. lambdarechopng.jpg especially got my attention before, but I

Re: [racket-dev] new logo

2012-02-12 Thread Bloch Stephen
On Feb 12, 2012, at 1:50 AM, Eli Barzilay wrote: Here's a rough sketch that shows what I'm thinking of (using the shiny bg): http://tmp.barzilay.org/cr.png I like this. I haven't looked at all the various drafts people have come up with, but I would much rather not lose the lambda, and

Re: [racket-dev] new logo

2012-02-12 Thread Vincent St-Amour
At Sun, 12 Feb 2012 01:50:33 -0500, Eli Barzilay wrote: http://tmp.barzilay.org/cr.png I like this one. I really like the idea of combining lambda with parentheses. The unbalanced paren bothers me a bit though. The pun can even be taken further by adding a ( on the left, smaller and fading

Re: [racket-dev] new logo

2012-02-12 Thread David Van Horn
On 2/11/12 3:04 PM, Asumu Takikawa wrote: On 2012-02-11 13:23:46 -0500, Matthias Felleisen wrote: Have you guys considered a small change that makes the 'r' more lambda-ish? Maybe an 'r' in different scripts can be considered? For example, an R rotunda:

Re: [racket-dev] new logo

2012-02-12 Thread John Clements
On Feb 12, 2012, at 9:37 AM, David Van Horn wrote: On 2/11/12 3:04 PM, Asumu Takikawa wrote: On 2012-02-11 13:23:46 -0500, Matthias Felleisen wrote: Have you guys considered a small change that makes the 'r' more lambda-ish? Maybe an 'r' in different scripts can be considered? For

Re: [racket-dev] new logo

2012-02-12 Thread ozzloy-racket-dev
+1 for cr.png or something very much like it. the unbalanced round bracket also bothers me, but cr3 no longer looks like an R, it looks like a lambda with arms. that just made me wonder: has a mascot been considered? github has those cute octocats. i get people asking me about the sticker on my

Re: [racket-dev] new logo

2012-02-12 Thread Vincent St-Amour
At Sun, 12 Feb 2012 11:01:44 -0800, John Clements wrote: I like this general idea. It seems to me that we're headed toward some kind of translucent ball with bands around it. If the sideways band is more visible through the ball, you get the R effect that people are seeing. This loses the

Re: [racket-dev] new logo

2012-02-12 Thread Robby Findler
FWIW, I think it is hard to tell what John sees by just reading a paragraph. So, how about holding off on the naysaying until you see what he actually produces? Robby On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 1:34 PM, Vincent St-Amour stamo...@ccs.neu.edu wrote: At Sun, 12 Feb 2012 11:01:44 -0800, John Clements

Re: [racket-dev] new logo

2012-02-12 Thread Eli Barzilay
20 minutes ago, Vincent St-Amour wrote: At Sun, 12 Feb 2012 11:01:44 -0800, John Clements wrote: I like this general idea. It seems to me that we're headed toward some kind of translucent ball with bands around it. If the sideways band is more visible through the ball, you get the R

Re: [racket-dev] new logo

2012-02-12 Thread Robby Findler
On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 6:49 PM, Neil Toronto neil.toro...@gmail.com wrote: (Robby already said no to animations, but he has to do what you say, right? :p) For the record, I don't oppose animations. I said that privately in a series of messages to John and Neil to get the r logo (that John sent

Re: [racket-dev] new logo

2012-02-12 Thread Neil Toronto
On 02/12/2012 05:58 PM, Robby Findler wrote: On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 6:49 PM, Neil Torontoneil.toro...@gmail.com wrote: (Robby already said no to animations, but he has to do what you say, right? :p) For the record, I don't oppose animations. I said that privately in a series of messages to

Re: [racket-dev] new logo

2012-02-12 Thread SF
Hello, I'd like to contribute some food for thought to this great conversation. Parentheses are not a very memorable logo element. If they are used perhaps they should replace the background circle? Like (R) but smaller and more stylish. Another way to combine lambda and capital R: