FreeBSD Torrent Server
jerrymc at msu.edu
Wed Mar 7 15:56:16 UTC 2007
On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 07:35:33AM -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Oliver Fromme" <olli at lurza.secnetix.de>
> To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>; <tedm at toybox.placo.com>;
> <gldisater at gmail.com>; <hildebeb at mts.net>
> Sent: Monday, March 05, 2007 3:50 AM
> Subject: Re: FreeBSD Torrent Server
> > Sorry for the late reply, but I think this one needs a
> > correction, so others don't find wrong information in
> > the archives ...
> > Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> > > [...]
> > > The FreeBSD Beastie was struck from his position as logo for FreeBSD
> > > for some EXTREMELY minor controversy surrounding religions icons.
> > > Well, using a Devil image didn't pirate anyone software or break a
> > > Yet Beastie was axed for exactly the same "guilt by association"
> > I'm afraid that paragraph is completely wrong. The BSD
> > daemon (sometimes called "Beastie", but that's not its
> > official name) was not "struck from his position as a
> > logo", and it was not "axed".
> > The BSD daemon never was a logo of the FreeBSD project.
> > It was rather a mascot (and it still is!).
> Not this again.
> Before the "devil" controversy flared up, there was no usage of
> "mascot" in relation to Beastie.
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