The FreeBSD Project is announcing a public competition for the
new logo design. ????
marko at freebsd.org
Wed Feb 9 11:55:40 PST 2005
Joshua Tinnin wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 February 2005 10:38 am, Mark Ovens <marko at freebsd.org>
>> I see that NetBSD and OpenBSD have already dropped Beastie - the
>> latter adopting a butt-ugly fish (the style of which implies bloated
>> fatware to me).
> Oh, I hardly see it that way. Do you think OpenBSD is "bloated fatware?"
No, just my interpretation of what the logo _could_ be seen to represent.
> I think anyone who understands security enough to be interested in
> OpenBSD knows why Puffy is a blowfish.
Ah, so that's what it is. Never was much good at ichthyology ;-)
Still looks butt-ugly though.
>> Beastie has been the BSD symbol for nearly 17 years (based on Kirk's
>> copyright date of 1988) and, as far as I'm concerned it always will
> I agree with most of what you said, but, hey, no need to slag on Puffy.
> I think he distinguishes OpenBSD and emphasizes its primary strength.
> - jt
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