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On Mon, 18 Oct 2010 21:09:23 -0700
Jon Hamkins <> wrote:

On 10/18/2010 08:53 PM, David Nelson wrote:
Hi, :-)

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 10:42, Lucas Filho<>  wrote:
I did some tests with the name and logo images for LibreOffice.
Look here:

For me, the paper plane does not project any associations that I can
connect with LibO.

It does for me.  The plane is paper, which I associate with documents. 
(Ideally, the paper would have the TDF triangle in one corner, however.) 
  The plane also conveys a certain sense of ease of use (light, flying). 
  It also conveys a sense of irreverent freedom, as these are thrown in 
class.  So to me, 01 is the best of the 3 options, and it has some 

I can't really see the winged horse in 02 or 03 very well.  I can't tell 
which way the head is facing, for example.  I agree with David, it isn't 
likely to scale well.  I'm not a fan of imaginary animals, either, I 
guess.  It gives me a sense of "LibO will succeed when horses fly."

For any of the three, I think TDF would be better as expanded to "The 
Document Foundation," using the full width under the LibreOffice logo.


As an - up to now - silent reader of this list I have to agree on the
horse not being distinguishable enough.

There's already a branding page on the wiki now and I really like the
logo and the guidelines (proposed?) ober there:

The only thing I could imagine would be a logo-variation with the
paper-plane. Perhaps the plane could "fly" through the "O" in the
LibreOffice-logo posted on the Wiki? I think that'd make it a great
graphical enhancement for t-shirts and stuff like that without making
the official logo unrecognisable.


Klaus Doblmann B.A. - FSF member #7570
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