[Matplotlib-devel] MPL2 Logo

OceanWolf juichenieder-nabb at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Sep 25 04:30:13 CEST 2015

Perhaps, I just think we should make a thing of our new colormap, during 
the whole conversation we talked about stamping our identity with this, 
the MPL colourmap, well I think we should sing its praises through the 

On 25/09/15 02:54, Benjamin Root wrote:
> I am not against changing the logo, but if we do so, then it should be 
> a much more significant change. I actually like the jet version of the 
> logo better because of the wide variety of colors. Uniform perception 
> isn't a needed trait for graphs like those.
> On Sep 24, 2015 8:17 PM, "OceanWolf" <juichenieder-nabb at yahoo.co.uk 
> <mailto:juichenieder-nabb at yahoo.co.uk>> wrote:
>     Looking at the current logo, I wondered whether we would want to
>     change this as part of the style changes when we release 2.0... as
>     well as marketing our new style, the current logo uses jet to make
>     the graph...
>     Playing around with the examples/api/logo2.py I found changing
>     line 68 to:
>     bar.set_facecolor(cm.viridis(r/8.))
>     gave pleasing results with the largest wedge getting coloured
>     green (see attached for uncropped version).
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