[Haskell-cafe] Re: Against cuteness
DekuDekuplex at Yahoo.com
Thu Mar 12 22:17:53 EDT 2009
On Thu, 12 Mar 2009 09:11:15 -0500, Gregg Reynolds <dev at mobileink.com>
>I don't think so. Bad design will lose them (and many others), but
>good design and cuteness are two different things.
It's also possible for a good design to be cute, too.
>> You can still distinguish yourself from O'Reilly without losing the
>> cuteness factor with a logo like one of the following:
>We must have vastly different ideas of cute. I don't consider those
>examples cute. How about this as a criterion: if it makes 13-year
>old Japanese girls squeal "kawaiiii!" then it's too cute. Also if it
>involves the color pink.
What's wrong with the color pink (not that I prefer it personally, but
You're also assuming that all 13-year old Japanese girls "squeal
'kawaiiii!'" in response to the same stimuli. I know for a fact that
this isn't true (I recently saw a study asking Japanese girls to rate
different mascots for cuteness, and the poll fell roughly 50-50, as a
matter of fact). Which 13-year old Japanese girls are you referring
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