Erik Moeller wrote:
The first voting stage for the new Wikipedia logo
has begun. Please add your signature under up to 10 logos. The 10
logos with the highest number of votes will then enter the final
voting stage. The deadline for the first stage is September 5, 20:00
With over 130 logos and many variants we have lots of excellent
candidates to choose from. Thanks to everyone who contributed!
please could you enforce a byte limit for the images displayed on the
Some are STUPIDLY large, eg that one featuring some sort of rodent
which I removed.
with a modem it takes about 5 minutes for them all to load.
people should upload a smaller version ( < 30 k ?) or be disqualified
I don't know if removing them is the right course of action, or if the
size limit should be imposed on the contributor. Postage stamp
designers do not do their work on a postage stamp sized canvas.
Having the original work in a large file is preferable because it can be
scaled down. In scaling up a small file we will not be able to provide
missing detail. Trimming a contribution to 30k should be done by
software. If a scaled down logo loses too much information, we probably
shouldn't adopt it.