Subject: Re: unofficial poll about new logo
To: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
From: Chris Pinnock <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/01/2004 10:44:50
On Mon, Nov 01, 2004 at 10:37:52AM +0100, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> 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
> >>>>http://smutek.pl/netbsd/ 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.
No - that would be wrong. :)
After all the software is derived from BSD.