Re: The Hat: was Re: new logo on debian.org
On Wed, Jul 28, 1999 at 12:02:53AM -0400, Shannon wrote:
> In message <E118w1u-0000TJ-00@moira>, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > What exactly is "clever" about the "Hat"? I got the jinni thing.
> Because that particular kind of hat is well known and it is the
> kind of thing that sticks in people's minds. It is actually valid
> to call it clever.
OK, so a bunch of people think that the swirl sticks in people's minds
as well. I find it more memorable than the hat, actually.
> > Furthermore, what's with the penguin? That never made any sense either.
> Why not? It is a mascot. Not all mascots have any direct
> relationship to whatever they represent?
Nor do all logos. This was my original point. (well, do a
"sed -e 's/direct/obvious/'" on that first)
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