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Re: Logo proposal

From: sirgazil
Subject: Re: Logo proposal
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 07:58:43 -0500
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 ---- On Sun, 26 Jan 2020 17:47:16 -0500 John Cowan <address@hidden> wrote ----
 > On Sun, Jan 26, 2020 at 12:02 PM sirgazil <address@hidden> wrote:
 > Personally, I like the one with the single lambda.
 > What do you think?
 >  As I mentioned on IRC, my favorites are the 3rd row on the left (red 
 > lambda, white background) and the 1st row on the right (yellow lambda, black 
 > background.  I think the four-lambda versions are too busy, and the two I 
 > mentioned obey the heraldic "rules of tincture", which were designed to make 
 > a knight's shield or a flag maximally visible.
 > ObDetails: The rules divide the different tinctures (colors) into two 
 > groups: the "metals" yellow and white, and the "colors", everything else, 
 > and state that two metals cannot be adjacent, nor can two colors.  Thus both 
 > black (a color) letters on white (a metal) and white letters on black print 
 > are fine.  So are the red lambda on the white background and the gold lambda 
 > on the metal background.  But the gold lambda on the white background is 
 > metal-on-metal, and the red lambda on the black background is 
 > color-on-color.  These rules are by no means obsolete: they govern the 
 > design of flags and traffic signs to this day.

Thanks for commenting, John, and for the information (I had no idea about that).

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