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Frank Shute frank at
Sat Jul 24 10:22:05 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 09:21:48AM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 24/07/2010 08:38:24, Bernt Hansson wrote:
> > Victor Skovorodnikov said the following on 2010-07-24 04:01:
> >> Hi!
> >>
> >> This may sound strange but I have a question about logo.  Why such a
> >> logo for BSD?  What is the
> >> meaning of that logo?
> >>
> >> I have always been thinking of trying FreeBSD but as a Christian I get
> >> deterred by its un-Christian
> >> logo.
> > 
> > Grow up your silly sod!
> No, no.  I'm afraid the game is up, chaps.  Such perspicacious
> observation!  Such penetrating insight!  How could we have dreamed that
> anyone would uncover our daemonic plot to make the world a better place
> through superior software by simply examining our logo?
> My friends, I fear that there is going to be a lot of holy water
> sprinkled in data centres over the coming months.  There will be much
> weeping and wailing and a darkness shall spread over the face of the
> net; lightnings and thunders and unwholesome smokes shall assault those
> holy warriors attempting to drive out the daemonically possessed (Hint:
> turn off the power *before* applying the Holy Water.)

You stick to your holy water, I'll stick to defenestrating virgins,
sacrificing goats and chanting the Lord's prayer backwards whilst
dancing naked in a pentagram. 

I find it's the only way to get FreeBSD to work....ok, I admit it, I
just like doing it.

> 	Cheers,
> 	Matthew
> Disclaimer: Prophecy not valid where Enlightenment values have largely
> replaced the Medieval superstition, nor in those countries with a
> predominantly non-Abrahamic religious heritage.  Terms and conditions
> may apply.  The value of your investments may go down as well as up.



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