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Re: New logo artwork?

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 05:59:05 -0400
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: w3t-comm@w3.org, www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060517095905.GA13544@postdiluvian.org>

* Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> [2006-05-17 11:52+0200]
> 
> Hi,

Hi Bjoern,

Saw this and thought of you...

http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=%22constructive+criticism%22

cheers,

Dan (www-archive lurker)


> 
>   May I assume the recent changes to http://www.w3.org/Icons/w3c_home
> and other images are accidental and their previous state will be re-
> stored soon? It seems reasonable to assume that because
> 
>   * they now use the old #005A9C blue instead of the "new" #083D94
>     (which would be a very bad idea, in my opinion)
> 
>   * they look most unprofessional, e.g. the tiny (R) in the image
>     above is just blur dust, while it was legible in the old ones
> 
>   * the addition of SVG versions implies that popular user agents
>     like Internet Explorer will typically render replacement images
>     due to lack of SVG support in <img>
> 
>   * the updates were made only to some but not all images, e.g.
>     http://www.w3.org/Icons/WWW/w3c_home.png remains unmodified,
>     just like e.g. the Valid Foo badges
> 
>   * the SVG versions are rather unprofessional and inaccessible,
>     they won't work on mobile devices due to extensive and un-
>     justified use of CSS, they encode text as paths instead of
>     encoding them as text, and have other problems
> 
>   * there was no announcement of such a change that I know of,
>     even though I would have to update offline packages of tools
>     and documentation if it's not an accidental change
> 
> Thanks,
> -- 
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