[openbeos-cdt] Re: Design Stuff ... and more

  • From: <debro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2002 20:40:23 -0300

i agree
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stuart McCoy" <stubear@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <openbeos-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, March 31, 2002 8:38 PM
Subject: [openbeos-cdt] Re: Design Stuff ... and more


>
> Why?  These are just the current BeOS with a different color applied?
> People can do this currently with BeOS and it demonstrates absolutely
> NOTHING this group is working on.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: openbeos-cdt-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:openbeos-cdt-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Guy
> Sent: Sunday, March 31, 2002 7:09 PM
> To: openbeos-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [openbeos-cdt] Re: Design Stuff ... and more
>
>
>
> jeff, i want 2 of your screen shots in the artpack, can you quickly tell
me
> which ones to download from your site?
> (or quickly upload to the ftp?)
>
> im closing the pack right now..
>
> guy.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jess Tipton" <Shed@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <openbeos-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, April 01, 2002 00:56
> Subject: [openbeos-cdt] Re: Design Stuff ... and more
>
>
> >
> > sorry I agree with your logo concept but your logo on the green bay is
> > poor & low res, I would like our logo & UI to be of a cleaner & stright
> > forward nature but by the same token not cartoony as Be's icons have
> > previously been. again I will offer my wallpapers Icons & ui designs as
> > show. Along with others I do agree we need a new name. while the legals
> > where hased out at soem point saying BeOS the trade mark was not owned
> > by Palm things may have change & while we want to keep ties to Be's
> > reputation for speed stability & ease of use we need our own identity.
> > I also agree that a "Mascot" is a bad idea. While we do want to market
> > to average home users the ease of use should speak for it's self. no
> > one is going to walk through a store or dl an OS off the net just cuz
> > it has a cute bear logo - or a cuddley cat. The few BeOS wallpapers
> > that had Bee's in them where plain stupid & that is NOT what the BE in
> > BeOS was about. it has nothing to do with an insect that most people
> > detest or fear. anyway enought ranting. my server is back up & i hope
> > for good this time although the lines are still in question but here
> > again are a taste of my offering's. while rought they are still good
> > quality & I do a decent amount of design.
> >
> > http://24.72.15.175/bu/
> >
> >
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> > >On Sunday 31 March 2002 16:04, you wrote:
> > >
> > >OK.  I'll wait... a little impatiently, but I'll wait.
> > >
> > >Some commentary, though, on the subject of a logo.
> > >
> > >As I understand it, Palm purchased BeOS.  Therefore, they own BeOS,
> > lock,
> > >stock and barrel... this includes the trade name BeOS.  I wonder where
> > we
> > >stand on legal issues?  This is something we ought to settle before
> > someone
> > >designs a logo using the BeOS trade name that we cannot use.
> > >
> > >One other item.  This is only my opinion, but I really hate Tux, the
> > penguin
> > >logo for Linux..  I also hate Abby the ant, the logo for Abiword word
> > >processor.  I could go on ad nauseum, but you get the idea.
> > >
> > >What is it about stuffed animal type cartoon animal's?  Take a look at
> > >Microsoft's logos... none of them are cute little critters.  Few of
> > the more
> > >successful software packages use anything like that.  They are
> > generally
> > >simple graphic designs
> > >
> > >Not to toot my own horn, but take a look at my own efforts on the
> > opening
> > >page of my webzine: http:www.thegreenbayweb.com.  I used the Intel 386
> > >processor and the 387 co-processor in my logo because it was the first
> > true
> > >multi-processor in general circulation... also, incidently, the lowest
> > level
> > >processor that Linux can run on.  Linux was then the only viable
> > alternative
> > >to Windows 95 available... at least as far as I knew.  I chose the
> > color
> > >green, again, as a retro attempt.  Those of you here who are old like
> > me may
> > >rember the old green monitors that things like the Televideo 608
> > generally
> > >came with.  I used an Old-English type font to emulate the printed
> > newspaper
> > >titles that I hope to replace with my webzine concept.  My hope is to
> > expand,
> > >change the format a bit and put the Green Bay Press Gazette out of
> > >business.... hey, I can dream, can't I?
> > >
> > >A logo should say something about the item or company it represents.
> > If we
> > >use a cute little cartoon bee, what are we saying about Open BeOS?
> > >
> > >I guess I am a proponant of more serious-looking logos.  Open BeOS
> > should be
> > >sharp, efficient, and businesslike.  If we are going to challenge
> > Microsoft
> > >as well as LInux and BSD, our OS must be all that and more.  The logo
> > should
> > >reflect that.
> > >
> > >Now, if I offended anyone's efforts, please remember that I have yet
> > to see
> > >any of your work due to server problems... but let the flaming begin
> > anyway,
> > >I invited it!
> > >
> > >Dale
> > >
> > >> The forum is now on a free webhost, but soon it'll move to a pay
> > one... So
> > >> i guess the problems will (or should) be solved.
> > >>
> > >> debro
> > >> ----- Original Message -----
> > >> From: "Dale Raby" <daleraby@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >> To: <openbeos-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >> Sent: Sunday, March 31, 2002 6:56 PM
> > >> Subject: [openbeos-cdt] Re: Design Stuff ... and more
> > >>
> > >> > debro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > >> > >http://openbetalk.host.sk
> > >> > >
> > >> > >Check out the forum!
> > >> > >
> > >> > >debro
> > >> > >
> > >> > >----- Original Message -----
> > >> > >From: "David Goodrich" <goodrich@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >> > >To: <openbeos-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >> > >Sent: Friday, March 29, 2002 8:24 PM
> > >> > >Subject: [openbeos-cdt] Re: Design Stuff ... and more
> > >> >
> > >> > I have been unable to register, login, or view any of the topics
> > on the
> > >> > CDT forum.  It takes about five minutes just to load the index
> > page with
> > >> > a 56K modem, and when I try to view any of the topics or hit any
> > link
> > >> > within this page, my browser simply times out.
> > >> >
> > >> > Is this a common problem?
> > >> >
> > >> > If it is, I may have a solution:
> > >> >
> > >> > http://www.thegreenbayweb.com/forums
> > >> >
> > >> > This is my domain.  There are two other websites there in addition
> > to
> > >> > mine, and, so far as I am aware, no other forums.  The server has
> > a
> > >> > broadband cable connection and the other tennants don't seem to be
> > >> > drawing large numbers of visitors... or at least I seldom seem to
> > have
> > >> > problems logging in.
> > >> >
> > >> > I don't know how this would work or if there are requirements I am
> > >> > unaware of, but if it would help, I will be happy to create an
> > Open BeOS
> > >> > forum on this BBS for us.
> > >> >
> > >> > Any comments?
> > >> >
> > >> > [dale's signature]
> > >> >
> > >> > Dale A. Raby
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