Python mascot proposal
Luis M. Gonzalez
luismgz at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 00:49:19 CET 2004
I completely agree with you in that Python needs once for all a cool
I like your design very much, but I have a few thoughts about it:
1) I think that Python's logo should reflect its power.
If we use a mascot as its image, we would be giving the wrong idea:
that Python is a "toy" language, instead of a very good alternative to
other mainstream languages.
2) We should also bear in mind Guido's oppinion about using a snake for
3) And finally, we should consider it very seriously. Image is not
everything, but it is very important for "marketing" a product. I'm
sure that if Java didn't have a cool name and a cool logo, it wouldn't
have been that succesfull.
I don't mean to sound like I'm rejecting your idea. I really like it
alot, and it is an excellent mascot.
It's just that I wouldn't use a mascot... I'd rather use a more
Something that reflects power and excellence.
What do you think?
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