[luatex] LuaTeX and LuaLaTeX logos
Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Mar 9 08:48:28 CET 2010
Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de> wrote:
> On 8 March 2010 Hans Hagen wrote:
> > On 24-2-2010 14:03, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> > > Élie Roux wrote:
> > >
> > >> While trying to get the \LuaTeX and \LuaLaTeX macros into the
> > >> LaTeX metalogo package, I tried to make the logos a bit more
> > >> fancy but still respecting the style of the LuaTeX manual. Here
> > >> is my attempt. What do you think about it? My personal favorites
> > >> are proposal 3 for both.
> > >
> > > You probably already know how I feel about this: proposal 1 is my
> > > favorite.
> > Indeed. No fancy shifting needed. It also avoids endless
> > discussions about how to deal with it in whatever font: just
> > Lua\TeX as we have been using right from the start.
> > I don't care about the lualatex logo.
> Hans, I fully agree. This "fancy shifting" is ridiculous, of course.
> But it's actually unavoidable because it was introduced by Knuth and
> we all know that Knuth is infallible. IMO it's (more than) sufficient
> if "Lua\TeX" contains "\TeX".
> In order to avoid endless discussions I think that Taco should decide
> and carve his decision in stone.
a simple initial logo is a discouragement to people who will later (no
doubt) want to add illegibility to it. the range of tex-related logos
has several excrescences in it, and the smaller the incentive to make
yet more, the better, imo.
so, you can tell where my vote goes.
robin the minimalist.
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