Re: Petition about the Firefox trademark problem
Hans du Plooy <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I don't understand why opensource proponents always have to resort to
> some sort of derogatory name for something. Calling someone a weasel
> has never been a compliment, and "ice" never has any positive
> connotations either.
It's not some arbitrary combination of words, it's a reference to a
famous cartoon by Matt Groenig, which has the following caption:
Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra. Suddenly it flips over,
pinning you underneath. At night the ice weasels come. --Nietzsche
> It's rally childish.
It's not the typical bland name you'd get from a large corporation, but
that's OK. Debian is not a large corporation, and does not share their
Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it
has to be us. -- Jerry Garcia