Re: [OFFTOPIC] Re: Boot logo proposal

Tethys (
Tue, 28 Jul 1998 17:52:35 +0100

>> It is strange the boot logo is offending some people now, when it has
>> been in the Linux kernel for more than two years (looking into CVS it
>> was there in June 1996) and has not been offending anyone.
>In the vger tree, it was harmless and funny. The official kernel is
>another matter entirely, especially as we get close to a 2.2 release.

Either way, it's not a kernel issue. If distribution vendors want to
change the logo to a more polically correct one (or maybe just one
incorporating the RedHat/Caldera/SuSE logos), they are free to do so.

Linux has long had a penguin and a virtual beer associated with it.
There's no need to change that now, or to discuss it further in


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