It looks like a growing number of projects are using the OpenMRS logo as a spinner. I think it may have started with the REST API documentation. While it may be cute, I'm not sure we want to directly link the OpenMRS brand with the worst part of an application – i.e. waiting for something to happen.
Does everyone else think it's harmless? If I'm the only one who believes there's a downside associating our logo with spinning discs , indeterminate progress bars (), and spinning hour glasses , then I'll try to let it go. On the other hand, if others agree that we probably shouldn't be putting our logo in the part of the application users hate the most, then let's make an effort to provide an out-of-the-box spinner (e.g. a font-awesome spinner for the community to use in projects that isn't our logo.