[nycbug-talk] www.nycbug.org homepage

Bill Totman billtotman at billtotman.com
Tue Oct 1 09:36:25 EDT 2013

On 9/30/13 10:57 PM, "George Rosamond" <george at ceetonetechnology.com>

>Brian Callahan:
>> On Mon, 30 Sep 2013, George Rosamond wrote:
>>> Scott Robbins:
>>>> On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 02:16:47PM -0400, Mark Saad wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 1:27 PM, Patrick McEvoy
>>>>> <mcevoy.pat at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>>> On 9/30/13 12:54 PM, Okan Demirmen wrote:
>>>>>>> For those who think the homepage might need a different look/feel,
>>>>>>> please consider voicing your opinion(s) on the following:
>>>>>>> 1) http://www.nycbug.org/?action=event&do=llist
>>>>>>> 2) http://www.nycbug.org/?action=event&do=slist
>>>>>>> 3) http://www.nycbug.org/?action=event&do=ylist
>>>> I like 2.  It has the first current topic written out, rather than
>>>> making
>>>> the user click on the link, and then has links to all the other
>>>> things.  A
>>>> little more space between the announcement of Boris' talk and and the
>>>> link
>>>> to Moe Nassar's might or might not be nice too.  (Note that I have no
>>>> graphics knowledge, but that's my impression.)
>>> Well Scott, you have shown you have no graphics knowledge, since you
>>> agreed with a lot of other people who also have none either ;)
>> Way to throw all of us under the bus there ;-)
>We have hundreds of people on this list.  Maybe six of them know that
>white and off-white are different colors, and I don't mean in hex.  Our
>original logo was done by someone in NYPHP a long time ago.
>On the other hand, it's nice how our "functionalism" all comes to the
>same opinion.
>And if we didn't have an Ike, we'd have to create him.  He's one of the
>few who grasps (or imagines?) the interconnection of engineering and art
>>> I agree on space between 'next' and upcoming events too.
>>> Someone doing the tallying here?
>> Option 2 is far and away in the lead.
>Other comments on 2, *if* that's the majority?
>>> Also, Okan dropped in the new logo, which there was pretty strong
>>> consensus for a few meetings ago.
>> Just noticed that. Nice new logo!
>Agree.  Does the rest of the logo (New York City... bridge for learning)
>match the fonts?
>Seems like too many fonts going on with page.. .that, I do remember from
>my pre-press days, is a no-no.

Major no-no - portfolio submissions get thrown away for too many fonts on
the cover page (at least at Pentagram).

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