On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 09:54:50PM +1000, Fraser Tweedale wrote: > 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.
Probably you really don't want to see them. Ted's narrative is pretty much how I remember it. Maybe everyone should make their own and use it. FreeBSD is a user created Open Software project after all. ////jerry > > frase _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"