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Re: Logo
Neha Narkhede 2012-12-19, 22:24
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
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
> >>
> >>
> >
>