Change D's brand color to blue.

Jonathan Marler johnnymarler at
Mon Jan 13 17:48:34 UTC 2020

On Monday, 13 January 2020 at 04:21:54 UTC, James Lu wrote:
> As we know, D has a branding problem. I suggest a small step 
> towards fixing that branding problem, namely changing D's brand 
> color to a shade of blue.
> Red is associated with excitement, danger, anger, and action. 
> Danger and anger and excitement are not positive qualities of a 
> systems programming language. They amplify the primal fear some 
> people have of GC. In contrast, blue reflects stability, 
> harmony, and trust. These are all qualities we like in a 
> systems programming language. In other words, blue triggers 
> emotions that should be associated with systems programming 
> language, which is what D desires to be.
> Go, C, and C++ all use blue. Rust's logo is black, and the rest 
> of its website is an even mix of the rainbow.

Let the "bikeshedding" begin.

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