Is the boot logo politically correct?

=?iso-8859-1?Q?Johan_Myr=E9en?= (
Sun, 26 Jul 1998 20:53:35 +0300 (EET DST)

I don't want to sound like a "Suit" or something, but is
nobody else disturbed by the fact that the Linux boot logo
penguin is holding a glass of beer in it's hand? I'm not
trying to censor the logo as such, which I think is nice, but
if Linux is aiming for "World Domination", then perhaps a more
neutral logo should be chosen as the official logo that is
an integral part of the kernel and that everybody sees at
bootup? This message is not intended as a moral sermon on the
dangers of alcohol (I drink beer myself), but as a reminder
that not all cultures look that lightly on alcohol, at least
not officially.

I would guess the reaction of these people to the logo is
about the same as how the average westener would react to an
injection needle in the hand of the penguin...

Johan Myreen

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