A logo less english centric is a good idea and I am
happy some editors are taking interest in this :-)
I would highly recommand that all wiktionaries have
the same logo, as it is an important mark to identify
one common project. We are not a collection of
different projects, but one project in different
This indeed suggest an approval at least at the whole
Recently, a debate took place as well with regards the
This debate suggests to me that any logo change should
be accompanied by a formal poll at the global
wiktionary level, as well as with mention to the
global mailing lists.
Incidently, the logo should be owned by the foundation
so as to protect it. So, how the logo should look is
entirely debatable, but the license of the logo itself
is not really debatable. Before any logo contest, it
should be made clear that the logo will not be
copyrighted by its author.
I sent this mail in copy to foundation.
On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 13:14:27 +0100, Tomasz Sienicki
The problem is that
* the original logo is English-centric and difficult
to make local
* it's a nice design, but not really a logo, it does
a recognisable sign (that is clear among others on
of several projects where miniatures of 'sister
That's why we've come up with an alternative logo
(containing a sign,
easy to translate). You can see it here:
Now, the questions are:
* should we launch an inter-Wiktionary debate on a
* do we allow some Wiktionaries to use an alternative
The former. It would be good to have a graphic in the
logo along with
the translatable title, just like the other wikimedia
FrathWiki, a conlang and conculture wiki:
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