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On Mon, 6 May 1996, =?iso-8859-1?Q?Johan Myr=E9en?= wrote:

> > > > > Does anyone with a fireproof vest and a good drawing hand want to
> > > hmm. i don't think FreeBSD is the "adversary" here, but Windows 95
> > > certainly is. how about a penguin smashing in a window or something?
> > how about the penguin knocking down and standing on the old Win 3.1 splash
>
> I don't think the Logo should attack *any* operating system, not BSD nor
> Windows. As somebody said already: If Linux is so great, why are we attacking
> BSD? And if Windows is such a pile of crap, why would we even care to mention
> it? Let Linux stand out on its own merits. Action speaks louder than words.
>
> My vote goes for a simple, professionally done and easily recognizable
> symbol. (I know, it isn't easy.) Isn't that what a logo is all about, a
> simple symbol done with style, which immediately makes the viewer think of
> the product it symbolizes?
>
> Johan Myreen
> jem@iki.fi
>
> Ps. Ray-traced pictures are getting *boring*, IMHO...
>

I understand it's kind of fun to knock Windoze but I AGREE!!!
Not in the logo that's for sure! Like the man says.. Linux is good
enough.. what do we care about the others?




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