[Rd] R-Project logo in SVG format

Friedrich Leisch Friedrich.Leisch at stat.uni-muenchen.de
Mon Sep 4 11:54:32 CEST 2006

>>>>> On Thu, 31 Aug 2006 16:55:38 +0100,
>>>>> Barry Rowlingson (BR) wrote:

  > friedrich.leisch at stat.uni-muenchen.de wrote:
  >> After you created one and submitted it to us probably at the same place as
  >> the bitmaps. In the meantime it will have to suffice that you use all we
  >> have, and that are the bitmaps (the logo was done by a volunteer who chose
  >> to use a bitmapped graphics program). It is not like we keep the good
  >> stuff back on purpose ...

  >   It does look like it would be near-impossible to parameterise the logo 
  > efficiently into a vector format - all that shading and 3-d effect 
  > stuff. The largest PNG file there is 1450x1100 pixels which at 300 dpi 
  > gives you a 4-inch logo. Although looking at it full-size on my monitor 
  > reveals some artifacts in the 3-d shading...

  >   Do any other materials exist for making the logo? A description of the 
  > fonts used, a 3-d model R and O-shape, a layered PSD or XCF file, or a 
  > Gimp/Photoshop macro set for getting that effect? I dont believe this 
  > was painted pixel-by-pixel...

No, certainly not. But you would have to ask Stefano Iacus about
details, he contributed the files. IIRC a relative of Stefano did the
actual work.

  >   When was the last time the mailing list had a 'need a new logo' thread?



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