Fwd: [Haskell-cafe] Logo

Robert Greayer robgreayer at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 16:38:33 EDT 2009

Meant this to go to the list...

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Robert Greayer <robgreayer at gmail.com>
To: Ashley Yakeley <ashley at semantic.org>

For anyone concerned the Hackage icon
(http://hackage.haskell.org/favicon.ico) is still the old blue lambda,
not the sparkling new icon (http://haskell.org/favicon.ico).

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 2:39 AM, Ashley Yakeley<ashley at semantic.org> wrote:
> Thomas Davie wrote:
>> We had a lot of "fun" deciding Haskell's new logo, and while I don't agree
>> with the final result, it would be nice if we could now start consistently
>> using it.  With that in mind, I realised that the Haskell Platform's logo is
>> totally different, and did a quick mock up of a version reflecting the
>> current Haskell logo.  It needs someone with the original vector graphics to
>> have a play and improve it a little bit, but hopefully you'll se a concept
>> you like.
> I rather like the fact that the Haskell Platform logo is distinct from the
> Haskell logo. I think it helps prevent confusion (even though the Platform
> logo is based on one of the Haskell logo competition entrants).
> http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Haskell_Platform
> By the way, when I came to replace the Haskell logo on the wiki site, since
> the colours had not and still have not been officially decided on, I just
> picked the same colours as the Haskell Platform logo. So for the time being,
> there is a visual link between the two logos.
> --
> Ashley Yakeley
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