Change D's brand color to blue.
johnnymarler at gmail.com
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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