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Like, one of these figures in the shape of a K?

On 12/19/12 5:24 PM, Neha Narkhede wrote:
> 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