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Month: December 2014

Re: [trinity-devel] New mascot for TDE, or no?

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:39:37 -0600
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> Hi,
> Some months ago, a discussion about finding a new mascot for TDE has bee
> going on. Recently, I bought an HP 620lx palmtop (er, Handheld PC, for
> non-Psion users) and I installed Jornada Linux Mobility Edition, available
> at
> I thought that a modified version of their logo could be interesting as a
> TDE mascot, but I am not sure about the legal aspect of it. Also, what is
> you opinion on it? I made a quick mockup of what it could be.
> Have a great Christmas time!
> -Alexandre

The basic idea is OK; as you said though I'm not sure of the legal
implications as the penguin is universally associated with the Linux

Taking the bird idea further, looking at this Wikipedia image I see a
couple of birds that might be appropriate but I have no idea if they are
already taken:

Birds that imply lightweight operation and speed, such as the hummingbird
or various members of the swallow family would be my first choices.  In
line with TDE's professional image (at least that's what I aspire for TDE
to be...) something that could be used and easily recognized in
businesslike vector art  (e.g. for logos and such) would also be

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