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From: "Shari Handley" <>
Subject: RE: [BOARD-L] March
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 21:39:33 -0500
I agree with Jan's comments. I'd also like to echo her thanks to Pam
for years of hard work as our webmaster.
*From: Jan Cortez [mailto:]
*Sent: Monday, March 15, 2004 7:20 PM
*Subject: Re: [BOARD-L] March
*Well, unfortunately, I'm one of those people who like change,
*and I'm ready
*for a new logo. Not to design, as I can't even do stick
*figures, but to
*have a contest.
*I'd like to see one readily available, so guess I would have
*to go with a
*vote of the AB, which doesn't necessarily mean the members couldn't
*participate, but taking comment, and voting as the volunteers
*in their area
*----- Original Message -----
*From: "Isaiah Harrison" <>
*> Before the millennium, the AB authorized the use of a special Eagle
*> Millennium logo
*that year instead of the official project logo. Some people have
*> continued to use that alternate logo and are very partial to
*it. The AB
*> been asked to authorize a change in the alternate Eagle
*> removing the reference to the millennium, and allowing for
*> use. Such a change has already been approved by the logo's designer.
*> In addition some pages--including the Brochures Help Page,
*> http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgwpub/brochures/ --have a still
*> Logos are used for easy and definite recognition of a
*product or service.
*> Having a variety of logos defeats this purpose.
*> Someone observed, "Some of the logos being displayed on USGW
*web sites are
*> gross--copied and resized so many times that they look like crap. And
*> graphic design capabilities have come so far since the old logo was
*> It may well be time to have a "design a new logo" contest?
*It could be
*> done either by a vote of all our volunteers (would take
*quite a long time
*> to complete and implement) or by a vote of the AB for the
*best logo (and
*> have a nice new logo ready relatively quickly).
*> What are you inclined to do about the project logo?
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