jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu
Mon Feb 14 22:25:51 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.
We have had enough noise on this for two lifetimes. If you have
to indulge yourself, just go look at the last week's archive
and leave us alone.
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