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Re: Are we too serious these days? Let's go electing an official mascot.

From: M. Grabert
Subject: Re: Are we too serious these days? Let's go electing an official mascot.
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 19:52:37 +0000 (GMT)

On Sun, 26 Oct 2003, Yen-Ju Chen wrote:

> How about chameleon or leaf-tail gecko ?

What about a komodo dragon? (http://www.no-pest.com/KomodoDragon.htm)

I've been to Komodo, Rinca and Flores, and they are really impressive
(as OpenStep/GNUstep is, just in a slightly other way).

Some things GNUstep and a komodo has in common:

- NOT slow
- endangered
- opportunistic (perdator)
- independend (parents don't care about the offspring)
- flexible (komodos can climb trees and are good swimmers)
- deadly effective ;)

(BTW, before you enter Komodo you have to sign a letter that states you
 are sole responsible for your actions. You also have to specify
 the persons they are going to contact in the case you've been bitten,
 since the komodo mouth contains toxic bacteria that fester on wounds and
 so the bite is often lethal within a few days if untreated.)

> They are slow (progress of GNUstep) and live in various environment
> from dessert to rain forest (portability).
> Althgouth they are opposite to big cat (MacOS X),
> most of them are predator, too.
> Yen-Ju
> >From: Banlu Kemiyatorn <address@hidden>
> >To: address@hidden
> >Subject: Are we too serious these days? Let's go electing an official
> >mascot.
> >Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2003 14:36:37 +0700
> >
> >my choices,
> >1 A black & white clown fish (I am not a fisherman, all fish looks like
> >Nemo to me but he isn't b/w, may be you can suggest another fish?)
> >2 A panda (You have a problem if you don't know what a panda is,
> >wmaker/woom also uses it)
> >3 A tapir (http://images.google.com/images?q=Tapir)
> >4 A zebra (as african as a gnu)
> >5 A dalmatian (trust me I am not a disney freak)
> >
> >
> >
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