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Re: Logo
Joe Stein 2012-12-19, 22:46
i like the sketches too, maybe a backwards K for a bit of edge?

On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 5:31 PM, Sybrandy, Casey <
[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> If done right, a parody of the Kmart logo might look good as well.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Neha Narkhede [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 5:24 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: Logo
>
> I really like the black and white sketches with some stylized K on it :-)
> http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-XEU25Q9oRlo/TzcM5VVa9YI/AAAAAAAAAF8/f3O4LLPkHNs/s1600/drawings.jpg
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> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:24 AM, Jay Kreps <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> > Yeah it comes from the author. There is no direct connection--i.e.
> > Franz Kafka did not write about unifying all your data in a
> > high-throughput distributed log thing as far as I know. :-)
> >
> > We had previous gone with a Harry Potter theme at LinkedIn, but after
> > a half dozen projects had kind of exhausted the good Harry Potter
> > related names. "Kafka" sounds cool and kind of kept the literary theme.
> >
> > -Jay
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:13 AM, David Arthur <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > > Somewhat tangential, but where did the name Kafka come from? Is it a
> > > reference to Franz Kafka and The Metamorphosis (or other work)? I
> > > ask, because knowing how the name "Kafka" relates to a distribute
> > > pub/sub
> > system
> > > might help inspire ideas for a logo.
> > >
> > > -David
> > >
> > >
> > > On 12/19/12 1:03 PM, Jay Kreps wrote:
> > >
> > >> A few people have asked about getting a logo for Kafka. I think
> > >> this
> > would
> > >> be a great idea!
> > >>
> > >> Oliver has kindly offered to have a someone at Datadog take a shot
> > >> at
> > it.
> > >> If that doesn't pan out I am happy to do a 99designs contest to get
> > >> us more options.
> > >>
> > >> It would be good for people to use this thread to give ideas or
> > >> thoughts on what might be good. I will follow up with mine. I will
> > >> give this a day
> > or
> > >> so and then try to summarize the suggestions/guidance so that any
> > >> potential designer isn't overwhelmed by contradictory suggestions.
> > >>
> > >> -Jay
> > >>
> > >>
> > >
> >
>

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