Logo Contest

Andrew L. Gould algould at datawok.com
Wed Feb 9 20:10:23 PST 2005

On Wednesday 09 February 2005 08:56 pm, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> Hi,
> this all sounds like a very stupid idea to me.
> This also sounds like the effort in the EU banning the swastika not
> seeing that some two billion people using it as a religious symbol.

No.  Your statement would be correct if Beastie were losing his status 
as the mascot.  Beastie is retaining his status as the mascot.

> I never ever heard that a company has chosen a product because of its
> logo.
> Do you believe that Windows is this successful because of its logo?
> Erich

FreeBSD has a powerful, serious, professional side that Beastie does not 
express well.  I think a  new logo, in addition to having Beastie as a 
mascot, would help create an image for FreeBSD that is more complete 
and accurate.  A symbol should never become more important than the 
object/concept/principle it symbolizes.

All religious and Political Correctness issues aside, do you have any 
objections to a more complete and accurate image for FreeBSD?

Andrew Gould

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