dan at langille.org
Sun Dec 21 00:44:54 UTC 2008
On Dec 20, 2008, at 3:46 AM, Steve at foo-unix.org wrote:
> Hi all,
> I know there was a contest a while ago to replace Beastie as the
> FreeBSD mascot/icon whatever (lord knows why)
There was a contest to create a trademark image.
> and was wondering why he was done away with and where a person would
> stand using him?
He is still around.
> Was it for some trademark/legal greedy reason we aren't allowed to
> use him anymore?
It is incorrect that we are not allowed to use him.
> Who is allowed to use him now?
See the URL
> What does Beastie represent now?
Same things it always did
> The reason why I'm asking is because I want to make a GDM theme that
> includes Beastie in it.
> In all the gazillions of years I've been using BSD's, Beastie has
> represented the true face of Berkeley Unix and it would be a dying
> shame to see him gone forever!
He is not gone. He is clearly visible at http://www.freebsd.org/
> Steve Laurie
> Sydney, Australia
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