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Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL LOGO (was: Developers Globe (FINAL))

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Jan Wieck <jwieck(at)debis(dot)com>
Cc: "D'Arcy J(dot)M(dot) Cain" <darcy(at)druid(dot)net>, clark(dot)evans(at)manhattanproject(dot)com, hannu(at)trust(dot)ee, maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us, vev(at)michvhf(dot)com, hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, vadim(at)krs(dot)ru
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL LOGO (was: Developers Globe (FINAL))
Date: 1999-03-26 18:37:16
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.4.05.9903261436410.389-100000@thelab.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 26 Mar 1999, Jan Wieck wrote:

> D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> 
> > Thus spake Jan Wieck
> > >     I've  removed  that jaundice one and slightly polished up the
> > >     jewel.  There's now a "Carried by" logo too.  And I've  added
> > >     another idea to the whole thing - just take a look.
> >
> > I know that "Powered by" isn't quite right but "Carried by" doesn't
> > seem right either.  I understand the elephant reference in "Carried
> > by" but I bet most people won't get it right off.  How does this
> > one sound?  "Empowered by."
> 
>     In  the  context  of computers (and thus any WEB server), the
>     word "Power" only reminds me to something measured  in  Volts
>     and Amperes. So I just wanted to get rid of it.
> 
>     I   really   liked   the   "PostgreSQL  underneath"  for  the
>     crocodiles.  But that doesn't fit for an elephant.
> 
>     What about these:
> 
>         PostgreSQL
>         in background
> 
>         PostgreSQL
>         accelerated
> 
>         Supported by
>         PostgreSQL
> 
>         PostgreSQL
>         driven

I'd go more:

	driven by
	PostgreSQL


> 
>     Or just without any such wording - why not?
> 
> 
> Jan
> 
> --
> 
> #======================================================================#
> # It's easier to get forgiveness for being wrong than for being right. #
> # Let's break this rule - forgive me.                                  #
> #======================================== jwieck(at)debis(dot)com (Jan Wieck) #
> 
> 

Marc G. Fournier                   ICQ#7615664               IRC Nick: Scrappy
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