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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.


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