[Rubyinstaller-devel] rubyinstaller.org placeholder page needs feedback

Michal Suchanek hramrach at centrum.cz
Wed Aug 12 08:00:15 EDT 2009


2009/8/12 Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 8:36 AM, Michal Suchanek<hramrach at centrum.cz> wrote:
>> [...]
>>
>> As mentioned in the blog post the diamond cut ruby is used mostly,
>> probably because it is easy to recognize and associate with the ruby
>> language.
>
> Yes, and I personally got tired of that particular shape, perhaps that
> biased the design exploration by Rodolfo.
>
>> The problem I see with the colourful logo is that the colors do not
>> match the geometry (or something like that) which makes it somewhat
>> hard to make out the shape leaving the impression of several colourful
>> spots and polygons, not that of a compact recognizable shape.
>>
>
> Windows colors == RubyInstaller colors.
>
> Shape: rectangular faceted cut.
>
> Plain representations sucks. Perhaps I can ask Rodolfo to soften it
> and make it clear the shape.
>
> Right now the installer and the ruby executable files uses it, so
> change the icon will slow down another release.
>

It's a prerelease so I do not see any problem if it has logo that may
changes in the future, especially if it changes only to a clearer
version of the same shape.

Thanks

Michal


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