A project isn't really a project without a logo, is it? Unfortunately,
in the case of NIST Net, I generated the original logo (in a fairly
small size) on a machine which has since died, using software I can't
get to work any more.
Fortunately, I've been able to mostly reconstruct it. Picky people
may notice the versions here aren't quite identical, since the color
gradient came out a little different and the spacing is slightly off.
But since it's my logo, I can just declare the new version to be
the "official" one, anyway, can't I?
If I get a chance (and can get a working Type 1 version of the
"Van Grounded BT" font), I'll make a scalable EPS version of the
logo, but in the meantime, here are JPEG and GIF versions at various
The JPEG versions are on a black background:
The GIF versions are on a transparent background, suitable for use on
Background GIF versions
The background used here
(nistnet.26.back.gif) is just an
embossed, 26+-degree-rotated version of the 150x27 logo.
(It's actually rotated arctan(.5) degrees, of course.)
The NIST "standard" seems to be a 20-degree rotation (see the
logo at the top), but for a background, that makes too big a
repeat size. Here are a few variations on the background:
Comments? Questions? Let us know at
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