Please don't change Beastie to another logo such asNetBSD!!!

Mark A. Garcia mag at
Thu Feb 10 16:01:48 PST 2005

Bob Johnson wrote:


> I work in an office largely populated by born-again Christians, and 
> some of them very definitely object to the BSD logo.  Even after I 
> explained the  "daemon" thing, they still didn't think BSD should use 
> "The Devil" as its logo.
> It IS because of "Bible thumpers".  If it weren't for them, we 
> wouldn't be having this discussion.
So is it, "Bible thumpers" equals, born-again Christians?  Or could one 
say that just "Bible thumpers" in general, or maybe "Koran thumpers", or 
even "Torah thumpers"?


> Only my personal experience.  In addition to not being comfortable 
> with the BSD logo, a couple of the programmers here didn't like my 
> Ouija-board mouse pad, because they associated it with the occult, and 
> thus The Devil.
I'd like to hear a story of a system administrator who has chosen not to 
use FreeBSD explicitly because of the logo.  That would be way more 
entertaining.  Everyone could learn more about human nature.


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