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

  • From: "Jess Tipton" <Shed@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos-cdt@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2002 17:48:21 CST

you obviously have didnt look at my R6 pictures & you cannot do this 
with current systems
- SHED

>
>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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