Subject: Re: NetBSD Daemon
To: Zach Fine <>
From: Chris Coleman <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 05/10/2002 13:33:21
Zach, all very good comments.  Thanks.  Dexter isn't exactly drawn for
appearing on the website in this particular pose or outfit.  Should we
want to place him on the website, he can be easily redrawn to fit.

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On Fri, 10 May 2002, Zach Fine wrote:

> It's cool to see new versions of the daemon, but I'm not enamored with
> Dexter for the web page. 
> People who are not familiar with the daemon may not be able to tell
> from the image just what the little guy is. That the red splop on the
> side of his head is a horn may not be obvious to everyone, especially
> as it's placed at ear level in order to accomodate the helmet and
> pencil. It feels intuitive to me that horns sprout at the temples or
> higher, this red swoosh could be mistaken for a strange ear. 
> And do we want an image for that emphasizes technical
> difficulties? Dexter has a puzzled look on his face and seems crowded
> with gear (blueprint, pencil, t-square). It's a welcome image to
> complement all the existing daemon images, but I wouldn't advocate
> using it as the primary image to represent NetBSD.
> -Zach Fine
> >>>>> "grant" == grant  <> writes:
>     >> You can see Dexter at Let me
>     >> know what you think.
>     grant> Very cool, I like it! I just placed an order for one, plus
>     grant> the original toaster t-shirt :-)
>     grant> Dexter could work well on
>     grant> What do the other www@ people think? maybe the flag could
>     grant> be replaced by him :-)