The Longest Now


Another reason not to copyright logos
Thursday May 28th 2009, 4:25 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized,wikipedia

…and should leave their source files publicly available.  Because most logos need work, and you never know who’s going to improve on yours for their own reasons.  (Of course you should still trademark them.)

Bjorn S. reflects on designing the first Wikipedia logo (designed for Nupedia but never used on that project), and describes how it led to today’s silver ball… and how he didn’t know about any of this until a week ago.


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