On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 01:45:57AM -0700, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> [snip] 
> The issue started several years ago when one of the core
> developers started agitating for a different graphic.  Apparently
> he had been asked too many times for his taste if the FreeBSD
> project had something to do with devil worship.  A long drawn
> out argument ensued but core being core got their way.  Core
> then started claiming Beastie wasn't a logo, he was a mascot
> and that it why we needed a logo (despite the fact that Beastie
> has been used as a logo for years) As a
> peace offering they tried the contest idea.  The submissions
> were so crappy they extended the contest deadline.  Finally
> they got a submission that they decided was OK and that "won"
> the contest.  The FreeBSD community was not allowed to see
> the other entrants.  It was your basic star chamber decision.
> Ted

I always have wondered about the other entries.  Surely someone
has got a copy of them lying around; I (and I'm sure many others)
would be quite interested to see them, if such a thing is possible.


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