Subject: Re: NetBSD logo
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/03/1997 02:35:20
>Date: Sun, 2 Nov 1997 13:10:54 -0600 (CST)
>From: Ty Sarna <>

>I like the daemon, personally, but if we need an alternative how about
>an octopus? The tentacles indicate the "multi-ness" (-platform,
>-compatability, -tasking, -user, and maybe eventually -processor).
>Anyone remember Richard Scarrey books from their childhood? I remember one
>had a picture of an happy, smiling, octopus selling paintbrushes (one in
>each hand, er, tentacle). Something along those lines, maybe. A
>different tool in each tentacle. And one can be a red pitchfork :-)

Actually, I thought of using a spider.  A web works well with the
NetBSD name, and the legs could represent the ports.  Spiders are also
quite efficient hunters.  The only drawback would be that it's
difficult to make a spider look cute, "Charlotte's Web"
Mike Long <>      
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands,
hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." -- H.L. Mencken