[Foundation-l] [Wiktionary-l] Wiktionary logo

Casey Brown cbrown1023.ml at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 22:47:28 UTC 2007

Husky, you may find Guillaume and Elian's presentation on the
different projects' visual identities at Wikimania of interest to you.

On Nov 14, 2007 9:12 AM, Guillaume Paumier <guillom.pom at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> On Nov 14, 2007 2:47 PM, Husky <huskyr at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Nov 14, 2007 2:34 PM, Thomas Goldammer <thogol at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > > Hm, I don't think that this is confusing. People remember the logo and
> > > think of the X-ish Wiktionary, and then they remember another logo and
> > > think of the Y-ish Wiktionary. Where is the problem? ;o)
> > That's exactly the problem. People might assume that X and Y are two
> > different websites, while in essence they are not (they're just
> > different language editions of the same project). We already have
> > enough problems because people assume that every website starting with
> > 'wiki' is a Wikimedia project, we shouldn't create such confusion
> > ourselves. If we want Wikimedia and it's projects to be recognizable
> > we should do everything we can to harmonize and simplify our image.
> I totally agree. I mean, if the last logo is a problem for some language
> communities of Wiktionary, then they're cordially invited to start another
> process for a new logo that will suit all wiktionarians (and you might even
> consider restricting this vote to wiktionarians, or whatever). But all
> Wiktionary projects are of the same family. Having different logos would
> only add more confusion about what MediaWiki wiki is a Wikimedia project or
> not.
> --
> Guillaume Paumier
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