information about the GNU logo wanted

Alberto Manuel Brandão Simões albie at
Tue Jul 2 13:32:16 UTC 2002

Is the Linux introduction open-source? :)

On Tue, 2002-07-02 at 14:28, Jonas Oberg wrote:
> Rudy Gevaert <rudy at> writes:
>     But the background information is *poor* about the GNU logo.  The GNU
>     site doesn't give me any information (or else it is hidden away).
>     Doesn't someone here have any information about the logo?  Who drew it?
>     Are there practical issues about it, etc.
> The logo was likely drawn by Etienne Suvasa. Etienne did several
> illustrations and artwork for the FSF around 1990. But the exact
> details of it seems to be lost to history. You might be able to write
> to Lisa Goldstein <opus at> who was one of the members of the FSF
> office in Boston around that time. She might know more.
> Also, if you do find more information, please let webmasters at
> know so they can put that information on the web pages.
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Alberto Manuel B. Simoes
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