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January 31, 2008
Re: Website changes/updates
dominik wrote:

> 
> "Walter Bright" <newshound1@digitalmars.com> wrote in message
> news:fnmsif$1341$1@digitalmars.com...
>> Do a google image search on tango, and I think you'll find a lot of great
>> inspiration for a logo!
> 
> since I did that logo (as well as the one for arclib), I think I might add
> a thing or two.
> After several dozens of versions, this one was chosen because it works -
> you talk about it, you will remember it - its different, since no other
> software library has something like it, and especially not in D world. It
> also portrays Tangos power. And its cool, its not boring.
> 
> I like it.
> 
> here is something that awaits a bottle to be rendered:
> http://www.vga.hr/tango_final/alc_label.PNG
> http://www.vga.hr/tango_final/alc_label_back.PNG
> http://www.vga.hr/tango_final/vrat.PNG

Nice idea! :-)

Just one thing: the French is... well... weird. It should probably
be: "Bottled for 'D Language' / Embouteillé pour 'D Language'"...

Guillaume
January 31, 2008
Re: Website changes/updates
Guillaume B. wrote:
> dominik wrote:
> 
>> "Walter Bright" <newshound1@digitalmars.com> wrote in message
>> news:fnmsif$1341$1@digitalmars.com...
>>> Do a google image search on tango, and I think you'll find a lot of great
>>> inspiration for a logo!
>> since I did that logo (as well as the one for arclib), I think I might add
>> a thing or two.
>> After several dozens of versions, this one was chosen because it works -
>> you talk about it, you will remember it - its different, since no other
>> software library has something like it, and especially not in D world. It
>> also portrays Tangos power. And its cool, its not boring.
>>
>> I like it.
>>
>> here is something that awaits a bottle to be rendered:
>> http://www.vga.hr/tango_final/alc_label.PNG
>> http://www.vga.hr/tango_final/alc_label_back.PNG
>> http://www.vga.hr/tango_final/vrat.PNG
> 
>  Nice idea! :-)
> 
>  Just one thing: the French is... well... weird. It should probably
> be: "Bottled for 'D Language' / Embouteillé pour 'D Language'"...

That and whiskey doesn't usually have French on the label to begin 
with... unless you live in France.  Or Canada.

--bb
January 31, 2008
Re: Website changes/updates
Bill Baxter wrote:

> Guillaume B. wrote:
>> dominik wrote:
>> 
>>> "Walter Bright" <newshound1@digitalmars.com> wrote in message
>>> news:fnmsif$1341$1@digitalmars.com...
>>>> Do a google image search on tango, and I think you'll find a lot of
>>>> great inspiration for a logo!
>>> since I did that logo (as well as the one for arclib), I think I might
>>> add a thing or two.
>>> After several dozens of versions, this one was chosen because it works -
>>> you talk about it, you will remember it - its different, since no other
>>> software library has something like it, and especially not in D world.
>>> It also portrays Tangos power. And its cool, its not boring.
>>>
>>> I like it.
>>>
>>> here is something that awaits a bottle to be rendered:
>>> http://www.vga.hr/tango_final/alc_label.PNG
>>> http://www.vga.hr/tango_final/alc_label_back.PNG
>>> http://www.vga.hr/tango_final/vrat.PNG
>> 
>>  Nice idea! :-)
>> 
>>  Just one thing: the French is... well... weird. It should probably
>> be: "Bottled for 'D Language' / Embouteillé pour 'D Language'"...
> 
> That and whiskey doesn't usually have French on the label to begin
> with... unless you live in France.  Or Canada.
> 

Right... Especially from "The oldest registered distillery in the US"! It's
probably because of the special "D brand" :-)

Guillaume
January 31, 2008
Re: Website changes/updates
Bill Baxter wrote:
> Guillaume B. wrote:
>> dominik wrote:
>>
>>> "Walter Bright" <newshound1@digitalmars.com> wrote in message
>>> news:fnmsif$1341$1@digitalmars.com...
>>>> Do a google image search on tango, and I think you'll find a lot of
>>>> great
>>>> inspiration for a logo!
>>> since I did that logo (as well as the one for arclib), I think I
>>> might add
>>> a thing or two.
>>> After several dozens of versions, this one was chosen because it works -
>>> you talk about it, you will remember it - its different, since no other
>>> software library has something like it, and especially not in D
>>> world. It
>>> also portrays Tangos power. And its cool, its not boring.
>>>
>>> I like it.
>>>
>>> here is something that awaits a bottle to be rendered:
>>> http://www.vga.hr/tango_final/alc_label.PNG
>>> http://www.vga.hr/tango_final/alc_label_back.PNG
>>> http://www.vga.hr/tango_final/vrat.PNG
>>
>>  Nice idea! :-)
>>
>>  Just one thing: the French is... well... weird. It should probably
>> be: "Bottled for 'D Language' / Embouteillé pour 'D Language'"...
> 
> That and whiskey doesn't usually have French on the label to begin
> with... unless you live in France.  Or Canada.

We make our whiskey Cajun style.


Sean
January 31, 2008
Re: Website changes/updates
Walter Bright wrote:
> Walter Bright wrote:
>> Lars Ivar Igesund wrote:
>>> As mentioned before, the dancing logos had issues. We were looking for a
>>> logo that could represent power, speed and elegance, much like the dance
>>> and thus a reason for Tango being used as a name for the library. I feel
>>> the new logo represents all those traits nicely.
>>
>> A couple url's:
>>
>> Tango: http://www.dsource.org/projects/tango/
>>
>> Army Air Force wings: 
>> http://www.wittworldwide.com/images/W2AAFPilotWgPBSterlx.jpg
>>
>>
>> A historical note: The AAF pin was worn by pilots of piston engine 
>> aircraft. When those pilots were transitioned to jets, they'd go to a 
>> jeweler and have the wings "swept back" on their pins.
> 
> I should add that in order to register a trademark (necessary if you 
> want to protect it) it needs to be unique. I am not a trademark lawyer, 
> but you may have a hard time defending the wings as not being 
> "confusingly similar" to other marks.

The winged logo reminds me of the Bentley marque...

http://www.bentleymotors.com/Corporate/

A...
January 31, 2008
Re: Website changes/updates
"Sean Kelly" <sean@f4.ca> wrote in message 
news:fnri7c$1nqp$1@digitalmars.com...
> We make our whiskey Cajun style.

thanks guys for corrections/suggestions :)
I was making an old style rum bottle - so I copied verbatim text from 
there.. then along the way I decided to switch to Jack Daniels style.. its 
still a WIP texture anyways.
January 31, 2008
Re: Website changes/updates
"Alix Pexton" <_a_l_i_x_._p_e_x_t_o_n_@_g_m_a_i_l_._c_o_m_> wrote in message 
news:fnsb77$tmr$1@digitalmars.com...
> The winged logo reminds me of the Bentley marque...
>
> http://www.bentleymotors.com/Corporate/
>

that was the model suggested among winged badges, so its based on the 
bentley badge
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