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Re: [trinity-devel] Re: TDE new logo proposal?? (was Re: [trinity-devel] Visual facelifting proposals)

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Sat, 5 Mar 2016 00:07:51 +0100
Am Freitag, 4. März 2016 schrieb E. Liddell:
> On Fri, 4 Mar 2016 15:36:07 +0000
> Alexandre <ac586133@...> wrote:
> > It is certainly not me who will choose or works on a new logo, but I have been following the discussion remotely.
> > I do not personally like the tri-something shape, as it looks pretty much like the logo of a sect or of a strange cult.
> > 
> > Take a look at the tree icon that can be found in the masalla icon theme. In my opinion it looks better and does not have any religious meaning.
> > Maybe an agreement with the author of the masalla icon theme could be done?
> Trees do have a religious significance, actually, in a lot of what are loosely called 
> pagan religions.  The triquetra has been used as a Christian symbol, as has just about
> anything else with three-part symmetry.  Actually, practically any simple form usable 
> as a logo has probably been used by someone's religion at some point in time (including 
> unexpected things like fish, cats, and hammers), so I'm not sure it's a good idea to exclude 
> whole classes of objects on that basis.
> The Masalla icon set is, in general, very well-made and very (there's no other word
> for it) iconic.  However, the tree you've presented does not say "Trinity/TDE" to me.
> A more triangular tree (an evergreen?) in a similar style might work, but it also might
> drag in Christmas associations . . .
> Branding is hard.
> E. Liddell

When we are at religion, please don't let us forget spagetti ...


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