Romain Tartière romain at
Sat Dec 20 04:52:30 PST 2008


On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 12:46:28AM -0800, Steve at wrote:
> I know there was a contest a while ago to replace Beastie as the
> FreeBSD mascot/icon whatever (lord knows why) and was wondering why he
> was done away with and where a person would stand using him? 
> Was it for some trademark/legal greedy reason we aren't allowed to use
> him anymore? Who is allowed to use him now? What does Beastie
> represent now?

The BSD Daemon has no name [0] ;-)

BTW, some answers to your questions are given in the FreeBSD logo design
competition announce [1], and on the page dedicated to the BSD daemon on [2] (linked from [1]).



Romain Tartière <romain at>
pgp: 8DAB A124 0DA4 7024 F82A  E748 D8E9 A33F FF56 FF43 (ID: 0xFF56FF43)
(plain text =non-HTML= PGP/GPG encrypted/signed e-mail much appreciated)
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 195 bytes
Desc: not available
Url :

More information about the freebsd-advocacy mailing list