The only worthwhile logo-related comments so far....

Nikolas Britton freebsd at
Sat Feb 12 19:17:59 PST 2005

stheg olloydson wrote:

 >--- Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:
 >>On Sat, Feb 12, 2005 at 04:16:21PM -0800, stheg olloydson wrote:
 >>>P.S. My agreement with Mr. Sm?rgrav's argument should not be
 >>>as agreeing with what many (me included) perceive as the sneaky way
 >>>this issue has been handled. Based on the comments from the few
 >>>commiters that made comments on this topic, a discussion took place
 >>>among the commiters who then unilaterally made the decision.
 >>Sorry, but that's how the FreeBSD project works and always has
 >>The FreeBSD Core team has always decided policy for the FreeBSD
 >>project, and they can handle it any way they like, including making
 >>unilateral decisions with consulting with the FreeBSD user base. For
 >>better or worse, FreeBSD is not a democracy of users - if you thought
 >>otherwise then you were just mistaken.
 >Core being Core will do what they think is best, and they have every
 >right to. That's not my point. My point is the discussion took place in

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Nikolas Britton <freebsd at> writes:
 > M. Warner Losh wrote:


 > I was generalizing. but now that I got your ear what is the core team
 > doing about PR and Martketing [sniped].

We are well aware of the issues here, and have talked about them in
some depth. We'd planned on launching our efforts to fix the
problems, if any truly exist, after the first of the year when people
are back from their holidays. [sniped]. In the past, PR has
been done by the cdrom companies, but their monitary incentives for
doing that is now way down since cdrom sales have dropped so much over
the years. [sniped]


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