Logo contest?!

Bart Silverstrim bsilver at chrononomicon.com
Mon Feb 14 21:04:39 GMT 2005

On Feb 14, 2005, at 4:01 PM, Martin Ibert wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm at a loss about whom to contact, since the PR slot on the contacts 
> page only says "seat open". So I tried "questions".
> I've read on slashdot that you entertain the notion of running a 
> FreeBSD logo contest. As a long-time user of FreeBSD, both 
> professionally and privately, I seriously question the wisdom of doing 
> so.
> For us old-timers in the IT field, the Beastie logo has always been a 
> reassuring point of reference. BSD code has been renowned for being 
> rock-solid, brilliantly engineered, and all that has been symbolized 
> by the daemon logo.
> But alas! All your sibling projects that I am aware of have chickened 
> out and chosen some other imagery as their logo (NetBSD, the faceless 
> banner; OpenBSD, the fat fish; Dragonfly, what choice did they have?). 
> You are the last one standing, the carrier of the flag.
> Please, don't chicken out like the others. Carry Chuck, the Beastie, 
> forward into the new millennium, as a reassuring presence that 
> excellence in coding is still alive and kicking (or be it with 
> sneakers).

Dude, here's a can of worms.  Do with it what you will.


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