On 03/26/2010 12:17 PM, Sergiu Dumitriu wrote:
> Hi Community,
> The XWiki Logo proposal period is now closed, many thanks to everyone
> who participated. It is now the time to vote the new logo amongst the 19
> proposals available here:

One last proposal added, so now we have 20 in total.

> http://dev.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/Community/LogoChallenge#HProposals
> You can send your vote:
> - on the mailing list, by replying to this e-mail
> - on twitter, in the format: #xwikilogo <proposal_number>
> Don't hesitate to nominate several proposals if you feel that they are
> really close and you cannot decide for just one. Sometimes, a bunch of
> fuzzy opinions can lead to a more accurate result.
> Before choosing a logo based on your personal preference, please try to
> also ask yourself the following questions:
> - Is it distinctive?
> - Is it easy to remember and recognize?
> - Is the design scalable? Could it (or parts of it) be successfully used
> in a 16X16 icon? Would it look good on a very large poster?
> - Can it be used (as it is, or adapted) on both light and dark backgrounds?
> - What would it look like in black and white (not just grayscale)? It's
> ok if some details are lost, but it needs to still look attractive and
> keep the main features.
> Motivating your vote also helps better understand what qualities a logo
> evokes in people's minds.
> Also note that the designs are not final, the selected proposal will be
> further tweaked and perfected, so don't discard a logo just for minor
> flaws.
> If several proposals come close to being selected, we could organize a
> second round of voting.
> Please send us your votes before March 31st.
> On 03/01/2010 05:57 PM, Jean-Vincent Drean wrote:
>> Hi XWikiers!
>> It's time to inject new blood in XWiki.org. While discussing about
>> improving its look& feel we thought it would be a good time to create
>> a new logo for XWiki.org as it's an important part of a website
>> design.
>> We borrowed the current logo from XWiki.com some time ago and, in
>> order to keep the distinction between the company and the Open-Source
>> project clear, we think XWiki.org websites and projects need their own
>> logo.
>> As you may know, we love proposals, that's why we'd like to make the
>> logo design an open challenge, anyone interested can join and a vote
>> amongst the community will determine the winner. Even if the main
>> purpose of the challenge is to have fun, the person whose design gets
>> selected will receive XWiki goodies, including his logo printed on a
>> t-shirt obviously :) The designer of the selected logo will enter the
>> Hall Of Fame, and last but not least reward : the design will be
>> spread wide (XWiki Enterprise is more than 10000 downloads/month and
>> XWiki.org web site more than 50000 visits a month).
>> The challenge takes place there:
>> http://dev.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Community/LogoChallenge

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