Subject: Re: logo - very first draft
To: Bernd Sieker <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 05/04/2003 03:22:18
On Sat, 3 May 2003, Bernd Sieker wrote:
> - It looks very unprofessional, even more so than the current image on
> the NetBSD front page.

Please note it's a first idea, not a finished drawing. :)

> - I have a general problem of using the Daemon as an official "Logo"
> rather than a mascot, Not least of these being losing churches as
> potential users of BSD. I have set up some computers in our church but I
> am very careful about not displaying Daemon Logos. Although this is not
> meant to be _the_ Devil, or Satan, you weould have trouble explaining
> this to ordinary people that never heard of "Disk And Execution
> MONitor" (although I belive that to be a backronym.)

Well, i guess it's hard to please anyone.
(Won't go into that now)

> - I would much prefer a stylized, polished, abstract logo, maybe some
> lines and polygons, and neat "NetBSD"-letters.

Suggestions, ideas, drafts, etc.? :)

> - The daemon on the image lacks charisma, lacks something unique,
> something that could be assiciated with NetBSD. I don't think trying to
> make a mascot that somehow symbolizes NetBSD's strong points
> (portability) is a good guide to finding a logo.

What would you suggest instead?

 - Hubert