Richard Grevers wrote:
Yay - months of process and what do we get? The
worst result - the
logo that has the biggest technical problems in terms of reproduction
in other media. Its greyscale version is incredibly unclear because
it is far too busy.
You just doubled or tripled the cost of Wikimedia letterhead, folks,
so everyone who voted for it had better donate extra.
Plus it's horrible. No offence to anyone, the thing already won, so
it's not a matter of offending the author anymore, but that logo
stinks big time. If this is democracy in action, imagine running a
country this way.
(Before y'all start with me, yes, I had a few logos in the competition
myself, and mine was obviously not chosen, but I would've been happy
if we chose the first runner-up, which is not mine either. That
would've been a logo, and a good one at that IMNSHO. The one we chose
is neither good, and not even a real logo. It's a coloured puzzle ball
I am in complete agreement with you!
It's horrible, it's too complex, and the first runner-up would be much