Subject: Re: unofficial poll about new logo
To: Richard Earnshaw <>
From: Johnny Billquist <bqt@Update.UU.SE>
List: current-users
Date: 11/01/2004 13:59:19
On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, Richard Earnshaw wrote:

> On Mon, 2004-11-01 at 12:07, Sean Davis wrote:
>> And the Daemon is no more FreeBSD than it was NetBSD, or even than it
>> was OpenBSD before they went to their blowfish logo, which I hate, but
>> I'm sorry to say is quite a lot better than our new "Orange Flag"
>> logo.
>> The Daemon was BSD. Plain and simple. People who thought it was only
>> FreeBSD weren't the type of people who'd notice NetBSD in the first
>> place anyhow.
> If, by the 'Daemon', you mean Beastie, then I think you'll find that the
> copyright on it is held by Marshall Kirk McKusick
> (
> Now you might not care about IP law suits, but I'm glad to hear that TNF
> does.

Huh? Do you mean that NetBSD suddenly weren't allowed to use the demon, 
and that McKusick threatened to sue NetBSD???

Please back that claim, or skip spreading bs.


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