[fpc-pascal] Proposal for new Free Pascal logo

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Mar 30 10:21:01 CEST 2018

On Fri, 30 Mar 2018, Florian Klämpfl wrote:

> Am 30.03.2018 um 05:52 schrieb Mr Bee via fpc-pascal:
>> Hi,
>> These days, most modern programming languages have its own logo. The logo becomes a "brand", a
>> unique visual identity for the language. It also acts as a "trademark", a recognizable image for the
>> language. It also helps the community to have a single visual identity to distinguish them from
>> other programming communities. I've seen it with many other communities, such as Swift, Python,
>> Kotlin, etc.
>> Unfortunately, I don't see Pascal language –especially Free Pascal– to have a such logo. Yes, I know
>> the FPC's official site got a running cheetah (a .gif file) named as logo. But, I don't think an
>> animated picture is appropriate to be used as a logo. A logo should be simple, unique, recognizable
>> and "iconizable" image.
>> So, I propose a new logo for Free Pascal. It's a simple cheetah's head. The proposed logo in various
>> sizes (for icon) can be looked at here: https://pak.lebah.web.id/fpc/ I also attach the logo as a
>> .png file, in case someone can't open my website.
>> What do you think?
> I like the idea, I would only prefer if the cheetah looks a little bit more friendly :) Mainly by
> more almond shaped like eyes and visible iris and pupil, I'll send you a roughly modified version of
> your logo which shows the idea in private.

I would get rid of the whiskers.


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