Gerardo Santana Gez Garrido wrote:
> 2007/10/30, Marc Heiler <shevegen / linuxmail.org>:
>> I just looked at the Python logo
>> http://www.python.org/images/python-logo.gif too, to compare.
>>
>> It looks somewhat okay, but also a bit like a company's site logo ...
>> And didnt Python have a logo-snake in the past? It looked not good, but
>> python did put a lot of emphasis on "FUN" ... the new webpage looks more
>> professional, but less "fun"... Anyway that is just my opinion.
>>
>> (Btw that Python logo has a TM notice while the ruby logo has not, maybe
>> thats also a different philosophy behind a language? *grin*)
>>
>> PS: I actually like the proposed logo. If there is only one aspect I
>> could change, maybe I would try to make it more crisp/sharper, but I
>> side on the people that like the logo anyway so it aint important for
>> me. ;)
>>
>> PSS: I will put the "official" one on my webpage as link to the ruby
>> site too :D
> 
> Here are better ones:
> http://www.goodbyehelicopter.com/2007/10/30/fwiw-my-ruby-logo-submissions/
> 
> It's funny that you didn't mention Perl, or PHP.
> 
> Perl's is not precisely a great logo either. But everybody associates
> the camel (and not a pearl) with Perl (after "the Camel" book), so it
> works great for Perl, and therefore it's a great logo (oops, reductio
> ad absurdum? :)
> 
> PHP's, well, it's simple and does the job. I wonder how it got chosen.
> It reminds me the first logo in the URL above.
Well ... there's the PostgreSQL elephant and the MySQL dolphin. As far 
as a logo for Ruby is concerned, I don't have any strong opinions one 
way or another about the new one, except that at first glance, it looked 
to me a lot like the Rails logo.