[rb-general] a logo for reproducible builds

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Sat Dec 9 02:09:55 CET 2017

On Tue, Dec 05, 2017 at 01:53:00PM +0000, u wrote:
> I like
> #5  the black&white version

i dont.

>#11 because this is the most poetic idea

i agree its poetic but i'm not sure its the right image for us... also
its hard to turn this into a logo...

> #12 because when we at Tails tried to explain RB to less tech-savvy
> people, we ended up using the kitchen/baking metaphor:
> https://tails.boum.org/news/reproducible_Tails/ and I'm pretty convinced
> of explaining it like this.

that's a nice metapher indeed, thanks for pointing it out! i"m looking
forward to try it the next time!

that said: i'm not sure the cake baking forms are the best
representation of our very broad idea of "building" (cooking), but maybe
brennan and elio can pick up the idea and create something new?

> Why I don't like the arrow images: it reminds me of the "recyclable"
> icon:

I agree this is the case for #8, but #17 is different, the arrows dont
go in a circle, and that's of the reason I like #17 the best so far. 
> Also, sorry it might be the German part of my brain, but #8 reminds me
> of a swastika which is just missing its lateral bars.

yeah :/

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