Colors and Slogan
gdk at redhat.com
Tue Jan 3 16:21:05 UTC 2006
More along this line of discussion:
We did take the decision to nix the color schemes. I'm now, in
retrospect, not sure how well this was communicated -- evidently not well
enough -- so forgive me for that.
In related news: we have commissioned a free font for use with Fedora. I
don't want to go into too many details on this yet -- I want to make sure
that we've got good stuff before I shoot my mouth off too much -- but I
see this font being used extensively in conjunction with the logo
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On Thu, 29 Dec 2005, Robert 'Bob' Jensen wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-12-29 at 10:39 -0500, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-12-29 at 06:39 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > > Alex Maier wrote:
> > >
> > > >Didn't we decide to go monochrome? I mean no color extensions?
> > > >
> > > I didnt see any such discussions anywhere in this list.
> > I remember a discussion about this long ago, but no ultimate decision.
> > In any case, here's my vote for no color extensions. At one time I dug
> > this idea, but after more careful consideration, I think they're
> > distracting and interfere with the unity of the project. The blue color
> > is a distinctive thematic element, and I think swapping it for every
> > subproject is a mistake.
> > Simply changing a name that appears under the word "fedora" would be a
> > better idea. I think trying to incorporate some additional graphic
> > element referencing the subproject name is probably also a bad move,
> > because it would make the resulting amalgam too busy.
> I have to agree with Paul on this, also finding enough colors that are
> complementary to the blue theme will get difficult and confusing as
> projects are added.
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