The daemon is not a religious symbol, but...

Brad Davis so14k at
Tue Aug 24 20:24:16 UTC 2004

On Sun, August 22, 2004 6:04 pm, Josef El-Rayes said:
> Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at>:
>> I very much dislike the fact that our logo, which is an established mark
>> of
>> the FreeBSD operating system for so many years, brings up bad feelings
>> to
>> some users, but I also think I can understand that this is something
>> that
>> quickly becomes a religious war (sic) and nobody is going to accept the
>> fact that they might be seeing too much in a logo that is otherwise
>> unrelated to the religious belief or unbelief ot the FreeBSD developers
>> as
>> a team or as individuals.
> its funny, i never experienced anyone stating his dislike of the beastie
> logo, to the contrary, i noticed that beastie is very popular, quite
> some people bought freebsd shirts because the liked the image of
> beastie and not because of freebsd itself,
> especially girls think that beastie looks very cute.

Now we just need a better selection of shirts :)

Brad Davis

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