"Bazaar" - cleaned-up naming and branding

Martin Pool mbp at canonical.com
Wed Aug 2 02:23:45 BST 2006

On  1 Aug 2006, John Arbash Meinel <john at arbash-meinel.com> wrote:
> Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> > I like the new looks of the website, but at first, I wondered why the
> > new name of the project was "Bazaa".
> > 
> > Turns out that on my relatively narrow screen (it's a small laptop...),
> > with its corresponding relatively narrow web browser, the pictures/icons
> > at the top sometimes overlap each other. Not sure of the best way to fix
> > that, but it might be worthwhile to find a way, as soon as someone has
> > the time. No biggie.
> > 
> Yeah, it looks like there is a minimum size set (hence Bazaa instead of
> Baza, or Baz, etc). That size just needs to be increased a bit so that
> the final 'r' isn't cut off.
> We could arguably increase it so that the tagline 'GPL Distributed
> Version Control Software' also doesn't get cut off, but I think that is
> less important than getting all of the right hand icons displayed.

I've asked Matthew, who designed the theme, if he can do something about


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