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OAuth logo

This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: OAuth logo.

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The OAuth logo, designed by Chris Messina.

The logo is designed to meet the following criteria:

a robust and bold look;

something that looks polished;

something that isn't overly concerned with locks and keys or "security metaphors";

and something that is easily identifiable and unique and doesn't blend in with other Web 2.0 logos;

As well, unlike the OpenID logo, the OAuth logo is unlikely to be seen by regular users and is primarily to identify the community and group.

The typeface is Gotham Black.


Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

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