Logo (was Re: Women (was Re: <snip>))

Pim van Riezen pi at vuurwerk.nl
Fri Dec 22 22:44:38 UTC 2000

On Fri, 22 Dec 2000, Frederico S. Muñoz wrote:

> Indeed.... although the 12 stars no longer represent each country and
> will contiune to be twelve they are still the symbol of the
> EU. Russia, some blatic countries, even some northern vountries IIRC
> are not EU.

I thought the 12 stars signified the number of members of European
Parliament it took to change a lightbulb? :)

> Well, I'm also for straight and simple logos, and I'm all for the
> original FSF logo. The fact that this is an European org. should be
> quite simple to see if we add 'Europe' to it; still, as I see things
> the majority seems to like more complex and symbolic logos and I won't
> argue with that.

Yes and no. The FSF operates in the United States. The cultural and
political climate there is not the same as here. This may mean we need
different imagery to portray the same ideals. Admittedly the Gnu is a
nobel animal and should not be lightly shoved aside, if at all.


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