[Rd] R-Project logo in SVG format
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
> When was the last time the mailing list had a 'need a new logo' thread?
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