[Mageia-discuss] Logo proposals discussion

Wolfgang Bornath molch.b at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 22 06:09:27 CET 2010

2010/11/22 Wolfgang Bornath <molch.b at googlemail.com>:
> 2010/11/22 andre999 <andr55 at laposte.net>:
>> So in choosing the logo, try pretending you have never heard of Mageia, have
>> never packaged an rpm, and never distributed a Linux ISO.
> In this case the very last thing I'd look at is the logo.
> I may look at the colors of a screenshot, I may look at the selection
> of useful applications, I may look at reports in magazines or
> websites, I may even look at the design of the cardboard box on the
> shelves. But the logo is the last thing I'd look at, no matter what
> kind of product I am looking for.
> I have no clue about chain-saws, never had one in my hands. Do you
> really think I'd look at logos for one second when I go shopping for
> such a tool? I'd be very dumb to judge anything by the logo!

But I DO look for a logo once I found a product useful or good, I look
for the logo to find news, reports, anything, about this product. Then
it is very useful for me if the logo is simple enough to be remembered
and recognized whenever I see it anywhere.


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