Python mascot proposal
zanesdad at bellsouth.net
Mon Dec 13 14:06:27 CET 2004
Luis M. Gonzalez wrote:
>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.
Vorpal Bunny. Now, *that's* 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
I've been googling for this today. So, what exactly is Guido's opinion
on snake logos?
>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
There's not much more of a "killer" than a Vorpal Bunny. Those things
>Something that reflects power and excellence.
I see some similarities between Vorpal Bunnies and Python (the language):
- Pleasing to the eye
- Deceptively powerful
- Gets the job done - and then some
>What do you think?
Vorpal Bunny. Because every other logo lacks the power of a rodential
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