From: Alan Horkan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue May 13 2003 - 06:14:16 EDT
On Tue, 13 May 2003, David Bolack wrote:
> Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 04:12:44 -0700
> From: David Bolack <email@example.com>
> To: Kenneth J. Davis <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Artwork, branding,
> consistancey and stuff [was Re: Fwd: Re: Your mega knowledge of abi
> history is requested [firstname.lastname@example.org]]
> At 01:11 AM 5/13/2003, you wrote:
> I'll avoid other comments, if you read any of my prior posts on
> the issues, I'm in favor of 100% Abi (the ant) artwork, but doing
> so results in more complaints than I want to read.
> I agree totally. The Ant stands out as fairly unique. The pen/quill looks
> like the icons from a good third of the Word processors ever made. The
> first time I saw that logo I thought it had been borrowed from
> Wordperfect. Logos should not engender product confusion!
Bugs make bad mascots for software.
A user previously remarked that people thought he had installed a virus
when they saw abi the ant (although agressively taking the file
associations for .doc and .rtf were also a large factor in this).
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