Re: Idea of a Debian Mascot [Was: FW: Bits from the DPL: FTP assistants, marketing team, init scripts, elections]
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- Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 22:00:15 +0100
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Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> The Debian Swirl reminds me of some kind of worm or shellfish.
> The Debian HookWorm?
> The Debian RingWorm? Digs into your Sole (Soul)? Lord of the RingWorm?
> The Debian Tapeworm? Makes you hungry for more!
> The Debian Krill? (Eaten by Puffy?)
> The Debian Swirl, as relaxing as a whirlpool.
For me, the swirl, like the numeral 9 represents a central beginning
with a journey that expands ever outwards in search of new challenges,
to infinity. The icon never crosses paths with itself and has no sharp
angles. I've always thought it was quite a fitting icon for a free
software distro, but I suppose it means different things to different