Subject: Re: unofficial poll about new logo
To: Chris Pinnock <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: current-users
Date: 11/01/2004 10:37:52
On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, Chris Pinnock wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 31, 2004 at 01:21:25PM -0500, Sean Davis wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 31, 2004 at 07:14:47PM +0100, Johnny Billquist wrote:
>>> On Sun, 31 Oct 2004, Piotr Meyer wrote:
>>>> [apologize for cross-post]
>>>> I create very simple, unofficial, poll page. Please, visit
>>>> and vote. :)
>>> Could someone once more please explain why the BSD Demon wasn't allowed?
>>> Put that demon in there, and I think it should have worked.
>> Because the daemon (not demon) apparently offends christians, according to
>> the propaganda used by TNF as a reason for switching logos.
> The daemon might offend some Christians - it doesn't offend all. I believe
> that the reason for removing it is that ist is associated more with
> FreeBSD (but I could be wrong).

That might be true.
Should we drop the "BSD" moniker from NetBSD as well? After all, people 
might think NetBSD is somehow FreeBSD from that too.

Let's call it NetOS.


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