Please don't change Beastie to another crap logo such
tedm at toybox.placo.com
Thu Feb 10 00:55:03 PST 2005
owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org wrote:
> On 02/09/05 09:45 PM, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC sat at the
> `puter and typed:
> Yes, but business is why Microsoft Windows (*) sucks old rocks.
> Microsoft is in business to make money, not better software. I was
> always under the impression that while the FreeBSD foundation was "in
> business" to promote FreeBSD, the chief focus of the core team has
> always been a better OS. Keeping Beastie is a statement of sorts that
> the FreeBSD team is NOT interested in business, just their work.
> Once upon a time, a geek could get by with their idiosyncrasies
> because they were obviously not interested in the power points that
> the businessmen and politicians wanted. They were only interested in
> their gadgetry, software, and whatever cool new technology came along.
> Now, one by one, everyone's worried about "business like" images,
> logos, and whatnot.
Yep, I was wondering how long it would take before someone figured
this one out. We know the real rea$on$ that this logo change is
being contemplated, don't we.
> You may be right, but I still strongly (but respectfully) disagree.
And I strongly disagree without any respect. Respectful disagreement
is one of the power points that the businessmen and politicians
want, it has never been a geek idiosyncracy.
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