What does the PureScript logo mean? [Solved]

Can somebody explain how this came about? Thanks.

I always assumed that it was (more or less) a rearranged version of the bind operator, >>=

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I think that if you stare long enough at the PS logo you can start to see a nearly straight path to the programming heaven:

On the other hand if you rotate your screen or the head around then you can clearly see the future - “PureScript all the way down”:

I hope that you don’t mind my stupid jokes :wink:

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It’s based on the => and <= for instance constraints and class implications, similar to the way the haskell logo is based on >>=. It doesn’t really “mean” anything though, it’s just an aesthetically pleasing glyph. :wink:

It was designed by Gareth Hughes (a friend of mine) with some direction from @paf311 and me.

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You mean it wasn’t adapted from the Delhi Transport Corporation logo? :slight_smile:

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Or the Dutch railways? :stuck_out_tongue:

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Stupid jokes? More like the real answer to this question :smirk:

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A real public transportation vibe https://fsharpforfunandprofit.com/rop/

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If you look at the negative space in the logo (the white part) you will see a right arrow above a left wards pointing arrow somewhat like this.

 >->
<-<

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Ah, a secret message! Reminds me of http://www.ecollegetimes.com/5-famous-backwards-messages-on-records :slight_smile: Now I stopped being convinced that this topic is actually [Solved] :wink:

“The musiclogo is reversible. Time is not. Turn back, turn back.”

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