Re: Origins of debian "swirl"
Wouter Verhelst wrote:
Having recently watched the "Toy Story" movies, I realized that the
swirl was present on Buzz' chin. The names of the different versions of
Debian being "Toy Story" characters, why not the logo itself ?
On Sun, 19 Jun 2005 18:24:11 +1000, Simon Wright wrote:
It's a simple, generic stroke of "rough charcoal", a standard brush
shape that ships with Adobe Illustrator. Actually, it's one of the
five defaults that appear in the brushes pallete when you begin any
I don't see any problem with this, but I thought it should be
Actually, one could wonder who was first. I'm not blatantly assuming
Adobe just took the swirl without looking at our copyright, but then
it's not entirely impossible either.
The fact that this wave of other usages of the swirl is fairly recent
(or is that a perception on my side?) could imply that this is indeed
Look here for instance : http://www.pixar.com/featurefilms/ts/