Texas Ubuntu logo

Tom Gederberg cheetaux at sbcglobal.net
Sun Feb 10 20:16:42 GMT 2008

I like #7.  

On Sun, 2008-02-10 at 13:23 -0600, Daniel Roesler wrote:
> Hey all,
> I've been playing around with an idea for the Texas Team logo. John
> Wohn suggested that we put cowboy hats on the people in the original
> logo. I've drawn up a few styles of hats for the logo. I'd like to
> know if y'all like one style over the other.
> Hat styles:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Diafygi?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=cowboyhat.png
> With words:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Diafygi?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=ubuntu-us-tx.png
> I think style 5 looks too much like a fedora (exactly what we don't
> want - Ubuntu wearing a Red Hat), and style 8 looks kinda like the
> Arby's hat. Style 7 is basically just a turned version of style 6, but
> I don't know which one I like better. Style 6 is symmetric, but style
> 7 looks a little less blocky. Anyway, take a look.
> I like the slogan "Linux for Texans," but it makes it hard to write
> "Texas" anywhere else (like "Ubuntu-Texas" or "TexasTeam"). So, I
> avoided using "Texas" in the first line of the final logo. I don't
> really like that, so if anyone else has a better slogan or another
> idea, shout it out. These words would be great on a bumper sticker
> though.
> Also, if you have any other ideas for the logo (it doesn't even have
> to contain cowboy hats or the original logo), speak up. I can usually
> whip up something pretty quickly in Inkscape. My drawing skills aren't
> that great, but I can try. Try to keep the color count low if we ever
> decide to make a banner.
> If you want to play with the Inkscape files, check out my attachments
> on the wiki:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Diafygi?action=AttachFile
> Avast!
> Daniel Roesler
> AustinTeam
> diafygi at gmail.com

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