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RE: Semantic Web logos and technology buttons for your consideration

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2007 10:10:30 -0500
To: Danny Ayers <Danny.Ayers@talis.com>
Cc: w3t-comm@w3.org, public-sweo-ig@w3.org, Fabrice de Comarmond <fabrice@withyou.fr>
Message-Id: <1189177830.3878.44.camel@localhost>
On Fri, 2007-09-07 at 08:33 +0100, Danny Ayers wrote:
> Hi Ian,
> Looking good. I like the coy cube!
> Not so good: I understand the desire to include the W3C branding, but it
> does mess up the whole somewhat visually. Maybe once the cube is etched
> on public retinas it can stand alone...

Yes, that is our hope.

> The vertical bar between W3C and the cube seems unnecessary and
> confusing.


> One thing I particularly like about the earlier drafts was the per-tech
> visual, like cogs for GRDDL and, er, sparkles for SPARQL. I can see
> there may be space issues now, but I'd suggest keeping them on hand for
> variations.

> Not reusing the RDF triple logo for the umbrella initiative seems fair
> enough, although I would like to see this used alongside the cube
> /somewhere/.

Our proposal is to use these other interesting images on T-shirts,
posters, group home pages, etc. but not in the badges, so as to keep the
focus on the Semantic Web as the brand we wish to most promote here.

Thank you for the comments,

 _ Ian


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