European Flag (was: Women : was: Re:)
Lord[INH], God of the 'Any' Key
lordylordy at mad.scientist.com
Tue Dec 26 19:18:20 UTC 2000
Claus Färber wrote:
> Frederico S. Muñoz <fsmunoz at sdf.lonestar.org> schrieb/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 although the 12 stars no longer represent each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.
> The 12 stars flag originally was the flag adpoted by of the
> Council of Europe <http://www.coe.int>, which did already have
> more than 12 member states when it was adopted.
> (It was later adopted by the European Communities when they had
> less than 12 members. And it's the flag of the European Union,
> which had 15 members from the beginnig in 1993.)
> Today, virtually every European state is member of the Council of
> Europe. So the 12 stars flag not only relates to the EU, but also
> to Europa as a whole (which was it's original meaning anyway).
> I'd propose a logo where the GNU is posed in front of a 12 star
> circle (which may be partially covered by the GNU, however).
What about twelve small gnus in a circle on a blue background?
Lord [INSERT NAME HERE]
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