[Osmf-talk] logo update

SteveCoast steve at asklater.com
Mon Dec 19 12:48:19 UTC 2011

I'll pass on the mutability thing plus that there should be more variation.

But I'd say it's only ultra technical map geeks who have negative connotations about pins on a map, to the rest it just means "map".


On Dec 19, 2011, at 2:20 AM, Andy Allan <gravitystorm at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 18 December 2011 23:04, SteveCoast <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
>> Many of them have fallen in to the "OSM text plus a pin" bucket with some interesting variations on how to represent a pin.
> Given that pins on a map is pretty much the antithesis of what we are
> all about, it's worth updating your briefing to discourage them. I'd
> even prefer the sweaty-armpits logo (#79)!
> It would be awesome if the logo suggests - or even hints - at the
> mutability of the underlying geodata. Or entirely differently,
> suggests our collaborative outlook. If not, generic global-mapping.
> But please, please, no pins on a map.
> Cheers,
> Andy

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