Dmitriy Demidov <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> is there any official date of birth for "Beastie" [...]
> http://www.freebsd.org/releases/ says that it is a "1.0 (November,
Beastie is far older than FreeBSD; the idea of a daemon as a mascot for
Unix predates even the CSRG BSD. Phil Foglio drew the first version in
1976. John Lasseter first drew what we currently know as Beastie for a
book cover in 1984; he drew a second version for the 4.3BSD book in 1988
and a third for the 4.4BSD book in 1994. The 1988 version is the most
widely used today.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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