[racket-dev] new logo [and 1 more messages]

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sat Feb 11 15:00:48 EST 2012

Eli, with due respect, but I think we know where you stand. 
If my memory serves correctly, you have collectively sent as
many emails/opinions as the rest of the people together :-) 

-- Matthias

p.s. conceptual art is good art -- helga says so. In that 
sense, making people think about your logo is *very* good. 
Good job John and Neil. 

On Feb 11, 2012, at 2:42 PM, Eli Barzilay wrote:

> An hour ago, John Clements wrote:
>> Would it be productive to choose one randomly on startup? 
> (That's avoiding the issue, since a logo is something that eventually
> needs to be a distinct thing.)
>> Also, in case it's not obvious, a rotated and flipped version of the
>> logo does recall the lambda pretty clearly: [...]
> That's exactly what I tried to figure out why I didn't see any obvious
> lambda when looking at the r logo.  The resulting lambda (the one you
> attached) is far enough from a proper one that it is not immediately
> recognizable, way less when flipped and rotated.  (BTW, the first
> thing that I see in the flipped+rotated image is a "τ".)
> An hour ago, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
>> How expensive would it be to rotate the logo from 'r' to 'λ' during
>> start up? Now *that* would be wonderful! -- Matthias
> Pretty expensive, since that's when the machine is already fighting
> with loading everything.  (And it will need to be a smooth
> transformation to make it clear.)
> -- 
>          ((lambda (x) (x x)) (lambda (x) (x x)))          Eli Barzilay:
>                    http://barzilay.org/                   Maze is Life!

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