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    SubjectRe: Linux logo

    torvalds@cs.Helsinki.FI said:
    > On Mon, 20 May 1996, Tyson D Sawyer wrote:
    > >
    > > Is no one interested in a simple professional logo that venders will
    > > be willing to put on their packages and advertising to show that they
    > > support Linux? Does no one think that it is important for people to
    > > see that products support Linux? I agree that a lot of the ideas
    > > floating around here are cool, but they do _nothing_ to promote Linux.
    > >
    > > Any hope of looking for a simple logo that vendors will use to help
    > > promote Linux and their support of it? There are a few around. I
    > > have even seen one based on Linus' favorite penguin that isn't too
    > > complicated.
    > I have already selected the one I like best, and that's the one I'm using.
    > Look at
    > for a very nice penguin that also has a bw version that scales down
    > pretty well..
    > Simple, tasteful, yet fun.
    > Linus said:
    > By day, I work for a software manufacturer that sells into the Linux
    > community. We are also proud to use Linux internally. We'd be happy
    > to put a Linux logo on our web pages and our packaging, were one
    > available.
    > Personally, I'd like to see something like the Apache logo:
    > professional and stylish. These things do work: it was Apache's logo
    > that caught my eye and got me to look into it as an alternative to
    > the server we were using.

    I think that if we could work the Linux name in with Linus' penguin
    we might have something we could call the "official" linux logo.

    Since Linus is already using it, it seems that it already is about as
    official as you can get for Linux. Anyone care to argue with Linus about
    what the official Linux logo is? ;-)


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