[wp-hackers] WP.com Stats Image

Andy Skelton skeltoac at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 05:43:33 GMT 2007

On 6/20/07, Angsuman Chakraborty <angsuman at taragana.com> wrote:
> Normally a 1x1 transparent gif is used by most stat packages. WordPress
> likes to differ, why?

Matt Mullenweg created that image while we were building the initial
version of the stats system in a cafe in Austin. He hasn't spoken
publicly about his artistic intentions. The simplicity and ample
negative space invites the viewer to participate by involving their
imaginations in the subjective creation of themes and purposes.


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