[pypy-dev] Why isn't the PyPy logo Ouroboros(Snake biting its tail)?

holger krekel holger at merlinux.eu
Mon Oct 19 10:41:23 CEST 2009


Hi Khalid, 

On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 14:32 -0400, Khalid Shahin wrote:
> I'm asking someone on the inside and I hope I got the right email address
> since this is the only one I could find.
> 
> The current PyPy logo seems kind of plain. And Ouroboros is a symbol of
> snake biting its tail and represents a cycle, a re-creation of itself, or a
> self-reference. Which would fit nicely in the PyPy logo.

it was created ages ago from Gero Schulze, a friend of mine. 
 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ouroboros

actually the idea of the current logo was to raise this association. 
 
> If you like the idea I can create concept art for it.

nice.  If you can i'd probably like it if can use some elements of 
the current one and not do a totally new one. 

best & have fun,

holger



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