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Re: Market Development for "Web MIDI"

From: Chris Wilson <cwilso@google.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:19:42 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJK2wqVd3vQ9DNeLtiO5=Ri4GBLoT07rTE-w8W3qdTvQ6BwqsQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tom White (MMA)" <lists@midi.org>
Cc: "public-audio@w3.org" <public-audio@w3.org>
Personally, I think a Web MIDI logo would be best if it were as close as
possible to the existing MIDI logo, because I think that's at least
recognizable.  Anything completely new doesn't have any connection in
users' mind is going to require retraining them.

On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 3:27 PM, Tom White (MMA) <lists@midi.org> wrote:

> Hi Doug,
>
> > If we're going to do a Web MIDI API logo, I personally think it
> > should look distinctive and distinguishable from the current
> > MIDI logo, or people won't notice the difference.
> >
> > I also think we should get a logo designer to do it, rather than
> > just throw it together. Otherwise, we'll end up with something
> > like this silly doodle I made today (see attached).
>
> Thanks for the doodle... you sure do know how to drive home a
> point... I'd do anything not to have your doodle be the logo <grin>.
>
> I would be inclined to have "MIDI" be in the existing "MIDI"
> logotype for consistency, but I agree the overall logo could
> be different from existing MMA logos...
>
> For example, Jeff at scratchdot.com suggested it could be like the
> W3C HTML5 logo:
> <http://projects.skratchdot.com/web-midi-api/logo/web-midi.svg>
>
> Another idea would be to make it like the W3C CSS logo.
>
> - TW
>
>
>
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