Logo Contest

Sander Vesik sander.vesik at gmail.com
Wed Feb 9 18:18:23 PST 2005

On Wed, 9 Feb 2005 21:13:39 +0000 (GMT), Robert Watson
<rwatson at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Feb 2005, Andrew L. Gould wrote:
> > I'd like to voice my support for the logo competition.
> >
> > I was particularly pleased to read a comment on Daemon News that Beastie
> > would remain the mascot and that the logo and mascot are being
> > separated.  I am hopeful that this comment was accurate.
> >
> > ...now, if I could only draw......
> The comment is accurate.  We'd like to get a logo we can provide to
> companies that are willing to stick it on their products as "supporting
> FreeBSD" -- while we all love the Daemon, we know that not every company
> can stick it on their Ethernet card box or server support web page.  The
> intent is to keep Beastie as the Mascot, and you'll still see him all over
> the place.  I can't imagine that FreeBSD t-shirts will stop holding him,
> let alone the large number of web pages, CDROM distributions, and so on.
> And don't forget the stuffed animal Beasties :-).

So the logo action would essentialy be an addition of a new, specific
logo (with its own usage guidelines I imagine?) and not really a
transition to a new one?

> Robert N M Watson

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