[Ffmpeg-devel] [Linuxtag] Logo needed

Justin Ruggles jruggle
Thu May 4 02:01:28 CEST 2006

Ivo wrote:
> On Wednesday 03 May 2006 05:35, Justin Ruggles wrote:
>>I was actually re-thinking about this the other day.  I agree with the
>>one-logo idea. Only I think the zig-zag should be reworked. I don't like
>>that the points stick out.  It throws the balance off...makes it almost
>>hard to look at.  I'll see if I can play around with it.  I guess the
>>font size isn't a big deal.
> The points didn't stick out anymore in version 8, but I agree with you 
> anyway that the sharp points weren't "nice on the eyes". Also, it wasn't 
> square anymore when I fixed the corners to line-up with the rest.
>>After writing that 1st paragraph, I found a version of the zig-zag I
>>like, so I'll attach it.  I don't like my font at all though...I would
>>dig through my font collection, but I really like the one that Ivo used
>>in the original design of this logo.  What font is that?  I'm using
>>Sodipodi for SVG creation, and it won't open eps or fig or I would just
>>copy it in.  Anyone know a good PS->SVG converter or a program that can
>>read/write either...besides having to shell out the $ for an
>>Adobe/Macromedia product?
> If you want to read/edit the fig file, you can install xfig. It's a very old 
> basic X11 vector drawing program and I think most (every?) Linux/*BSD 
> distro carries it.
> I fixed the zig-zag pattern, brought it back to the previous shape (square) 
> and removed the sharp points. I also fixed the letter M that had a bug in 
> the upper-corners if you zoomed in a lot.
> As for the font, it's not a pre-defined font I have on my system, but I have 
> drawn the letters by hand :)
> --Ivo

Great! This one gets my vote.

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