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Re: Idea of a Debian Mascot [Was: FW: Bits from the DPL: FTP assistants, marketing team, init scripts, elections]

On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 06:14:22PM -0800, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 09:41:24PM +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > This message was posted by Sam Hocevar (current Debian Project Leader) 
> ...
> > 
> >    I also would like to spend some Debian money on a contest, similar to
> > the FreeBSD logo contest [2], to create a friendly mascot for the Debian
> > project (in a similar way to the Linux penguin or the GNU gnu) that we
> > can use where the logo is not enough. More on this in a few days.
> I have to say, there is nothing friendly about that damn gnu. And that
> statement is in no way a reflection on my views of GNU or it's
> projects. Just that if we're gonna have a mascot, I lean more towards
> the penguin/snarky-devil side of the debate than the smelly ruminant
> side. 
> :)




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