[racket-dev] new logo

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sun Feb 19 12:35:18 EST 2012

I for one like both designs a lot. 

On Feb 19, 2012, at 12:09 AM, Neil Toronto wrote:

> On 02/18/2012 08:49 PM, Eli Barzilay wrote:
>> An hour ago, Neil Toronto wrote:
>> That's why after several attempts to connect the paren to the rest of
>> the "R" I went back to Michael's original thing and left it
>> disconnected, and instead used the pointy serifs that match the pointy
>> tips of the paren, making the "R" a result of your brain connecting
>> the pieces.  In this image, I think that there are several problems in
>> that direction: separating the lambda into two parts make it look less
>> lambda-ish, and the low point of connecting the leg makes it look less
>> R-ish.  I found that using round lines helps in making it possible to
>> lift the hip with it still looking like a lambda.
> Is the attached SVG better, in your opinion? I've thickened the left leg, attached it to the slash, changed the angle to more R-ish, and also attached the top of the round bit.
>> (There's also something else that bugs me, but probably not many
>> others: de-emphasizing the line at the top makes it look too much like
>> an aleph ("ℵ"), in some army-like style.)
> Yeah, but aleph is cool. If you're seeing aleph, I call that a bonus. In fact, we should see how many letters from different alphabets we can cram in there!
> Uh, not really. :D
> Neil ⊥
> <lambda+racket-logo.svg>_________________________
>  Racket Developers list:
>  http://lists.racket-lang.org/dev

Posted on the dev mailing list.