jmak jozmak at gmail.com
Thu Jul 13 21:47:25 UTC 2006

On 7/13/06, Steve Smith <steve.lists at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 13/07/06, daniele favara <danjele at gmail.com> wrote:
> > if i' not wrong ... a logo should be printable and clear on black &
> > white ... i guess the logo as it is now is ok.
> >
> > your improvement could be used for wallpapers and general artwork ..
> > but in my opinion the official one shouldn't use shadows or other
> > effects.
> Feel free to ignore my comments - I'm not involved in Xubuntu at all!
> - but I've been following this discussion and thought you might like
> an outsider's point of view.
> I really like the original logo, I think it fits the whole
> keep-it-simple idea of Ubuntu.  But I think the new ones, or a
> versions of them, would be amazing incorporated as optional
> wallpapers, etc.
> J. Mak, did you design the original one out of interest?

Actually, I made it. But then xubuntu just started out, the only thing
we knew was that it is for slower machines. But now, we know a bit
more; for instance that xfce 4.4 is turning out to be a real contender
to gnome. It is getting really elegant and more and more people like
it and install xubuntu even on faster machines. But there are other
things to that I think should be reflected in the distro's visual

J. Mak

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