Is bzr already has logo or icon?

Jan Hudec bulb at
Fri May 5 06:43:04 BST 2006

On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 17:51:24 -0500, John Arbash Meinel wrote:
> Alexander Belchenko wrote:
> > John Arbash Meinel ??????????:
> >> Still, there are a couple of things
> >>
> >> 1) We haven't reached a community consensus, but it might be good enough
> >> since we at least have something.
> > 
> > I agree.
> > 
> > 
> >> 2) It doesn't really say "Bazaar" in any way. It is just a couple of
> >> branches. I don't know if we could just have the letters "Bazaar"
> >> written over top of the stems, or maybe a big B, which has the branches
> >> going through it. But as it is, it could stand for anything.
> > 
> > I'd prefer to have small label "BZR" at bottom of icon but it will be
> > unreadable in 16*16 size.
> Actually, the letters BZR is pretty easy to write at the bottom. Just
> add it directly to both images (so it will be relatively larger at 16x16).
> I think BZR are probably easy to read letters. Without anti-aliasing, I
> think in 16x16 you could easily do something like:
> xxx  xxxx xxx
> x  x   x  x  x
> xxx   x   xxx
> x  x x    x  x
> xxx  xxxx x   x
> That is 14x5, but seems very readable, especially if you could do some
> anti-aliasing.

To tell the truth I don't like having letters there. 99.9% of icons does
NOT have the program name inscribed upon them. Among other things
because in 90% of cases it will be added as text under or beside the

> > Do you remember CVS logo with funny fish? Their logo also does not have
> > "CVS" label. I think it can be used as precedent ;-)
> True, but I think having BZR would be helpful.

Why. In which common case you wouldn't have 'BZR' or 'Bazaar NG' typed
next to the icon as text label?

						 Jan 'Bulb' Hudec <bulb at>
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