Request for comments on a keycap (keyboard key) logo
jan.husar at skosi.org
Sun Dec 23 00:13:58 UTC 2012
Nice work Tim, would get few as soon as they are out there :)
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On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 12:26 AM, Tim Čas <darkuranium at gmail.com> wrote:
> Update -- shortened the feet:
> Nevermind the non-filled-in eyes, I think that's an unintentional change of
> his [the guy working on this].
> Marshall has replied, and he has given this his seal of approval, so to
> speak; I quote:
> "I've contacted Marshall regarding the use of this particular image,
> with the modification, and he will consent the use of it for this purpose."
> Any comments on the Beastie (apart from the eyes)?
> On 20 December 2012 17:14, Tim Čas <darkuranium at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey there. A few days ago, I asked a company which makes customized
> > keycaps (for the Cherry MX keys) if they'd consider adding a FreeBSD logo
> > to their selection of OS keycaps (aka the Windows/Super/Command keys), to
> > complement the Amiga and Linux variants that they have (plus the usual
> > and the even more usual Windows, of course).
> > To my suprise, their response was affirmative, and after a couple of
> > emails sent back and forth, they've presented me with a potential draft
> > the Beastie logo (I do not know at this time if they plan on adding both
> > the "orb" and the Beastie logos, but I have suggested for them to add
> > Here is the draft: http://stdrand.com/upload/files/beastie-mono.png(n.b.:
> I will probably be reorganizing my server soonish, so this won't be
> > up forever).
> > It is simply a monochromatic rendering of the Beastie here:
> > http://www.freebsd.org/art.html
> > Before you ask, yes, I did inform them about the copyright status of the
> > artwork, and they said that they've contacted the author. I'm pretty sure
> > that he won't mind this being used to promote the OS by having this as an
> > option for the keys!
> > I'll give you the link to the company -- and the relevant OS keys page --
> > later, for I fear that I might be pushing the limits by having 2 links in
> > my first email to the list, and that a 3rd might go over the top.
> > they haven't *yet* added this to their selection.
> > Anyways, the reason I'm sending this here is two-fold:
> > 1) I'd like some comments on the Beastie variant above. Someone has
> > already commented that the shoes look rather long; I've notified them of
> > this.
> > 2) Simply to let you know that, if you have a Cherry MX switch-based
> > mechanical keyboard, you might be able to have FreeBSD OS keys soon!
> > PS: I'm not sure if this is the right mailing list. I apologize if it's
> > not.
> > Best regards,
> > Tim Čas
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