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Re: Cover page for Maverick


I completely agree that we need a new cover for a new cycle. Orange is
good as being the prominent colour of this release of UM

Bilal Akhtar.

On Tue, 2010-08-31 at 20:40 +1200, Benjamin Humphrey wrote:
> We need to figure out whether we want to design a new cover page for
> each cycle, or just update the same one each time. My personal opinion
> and original vision was to have a new cover each time, to
> differentiate the separate books, keep the style updated as the Ubuntu
> theme and branding develops and it also gives us something fresh to
> show off each time.
> When people see a new cover, they associate it with something new, a
> new book. If we just update the old one and keep using it, we'll lose
> that excitement - people won't know whether it's the same old book, a
> new book, or a new edition.
> Editions should keep the same cover because they're just revisions to
> the same book.
> Bearing in mind that aubergine is for commercial and orange is for
> community, I feel we should have something bolder and more prominent -
> like
> this: http://www.amazon.com/Official-Ubuntu-Book-Benjamin-Mako/dp/0137081308/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1283243654&sr=8-4
> While that uses aubergine, we can use Ubuntu orange as the most
> prominent colour.
> Discuss!
> -- 
> Benjamin Humphrey
> interesting.co.nz
> ohso.co
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