Subject: Re: NetBSD logo design competition
To: Johan A.van Zanten <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 01/15/2004 15:58:19
Thus spake Johan A.van Zanten ("JAZ> ") sometime Today...

JAZ> Randy Beaudreault <> wrote:
JAZ> > I say we plagirize the last lines of Emma Lazarus' "The New Colossus"
JAZ> > with Beastie as the Statue of Liberty:
JAZ> Wow! I really like this idea! Great image, and great original copy.  Of
JAZ> course, the potential to offend even more people (cross-dressing, defiling
JAZ> a national icon, etc.) is pretty large, but the mental image of a pair of
JAZ> chucks peeking out from under the Daemon Statue's robes delights me.

"chucks"?  [daemon is theoretically nameless, is certainly not named
"chuck".  Quoth McKusick: "If you have to give it a name, call it 'beastie'."]

JAZ>   So i say to hell with easily offended people.

Everything will offend somebody.  Society really needs to get over itself.

If we could find a way to hide the horns...hmmm...

JAZ> > Give me your tired, your poor,
JAZ> > Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
JAZ> > The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
JAZ> > Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me:
JAZ> > I lift my lamp beside the golden door.
JAZ> Give me your ancient, your obscure,
JAZ> Your hard-booted machines, yearning to run free,
JAZ> The random silicon refuse of your teeming machine rooms.
JAZ> Send these, the unwanted, dumpster-tossed, to me:
JAZ> I TFTP the kernel to the growing 'net., THAT is cool.

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