[linux-audio-user] it's so quiet...

Sebastian Stark seb-lau at todesplanet.de
Tue Jul 20 07:29:29 EDT 2004

On Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 06:03:30AM -0500, Jan Depner wrote:
> > One of the visual hallmarks of a GNU system - and one of the things that I 
> > find attractive about it is the plethora of cute anthropomorphic animals used 
> > as logos and icons. Each of these creatures has a kind of totemic association 
> > in the context of GNU software ( like bit-beasts ). Therefore we should take 
> > some care when assigning cuddly cartoon creatures to functions.
> > 
> > [I'll bring this thread round to a semi-serious point in a minute, just keep 
> > reading ;-]
> > 
> > The elephant is clearly already the emblem of postgresql, the rest are 
> > relatively free agents. We don't have much in the way of friendly fish icons, 
> > unless you count PHP?s porpoise (not a fish), Terrapin has already been used 
> > although not in a GNU context. I think rabbits are still free range.
> > 
> 	You forgot the Ogg Vorbis fish.

And the OpenBSD blowfish as well.

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