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Re: A new Semantic Web logo?

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 15:13:29 -0400
Message-Id: <071F0157-7496-4E76-8465-8CF0789C8AF6@acm.org>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
To: Renato Golin <renato@ebi.ac.uk>

On Oct 15, 2007, at 11:23 AM, Renato Golin wrote:

> Frank Manola wrote:
>> On a slightly different issue, over the weekend I happened to see  
>> a TV
>> ad for Comcast's "triple play" offer of internet, cable, and phone
>> service (www.comcast.com/tripleplay) and was struck by a distinct
>> resemblance to the new SW logo.  This could be thought of either an
>> unfortunate coincidence or a piece of clever advertising (I'm not  
>> sure
>> by who!), since the logos seem to suggest that if you start to pry  
>> off
>> the top of Comcast's triple play, you might find the Semantic Web  
>> inside
>> :-)
> Well, a cube is a simple thing and you'll find quite a lot of logos
> using cubes as it's base.

I agree.  And that makes it a good base for a logo for the Semantic Web?

> I believe it was a rather common coincidence,
> though.
> Same with triangles with round edges for RDF... ;)

Yep.  Makes me long for something -- er -- "webby".

> --renato
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