Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] it's so quiet...
From: Jan Depner (eviltwin69_AT_cableone.net)
Date: Tue Jul 20 2004 - 14:03:30 EEST
On Tue, 2004-07-20 at 04:34, tim hall wrote:
> Last Tuesday 20 July 2004 08:24, Russell Hanaghan was like:
> > On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 21:12, Jan Depner wrote:
> > > Is that a European fish or an African fish????
> > >
> > > Jan
> > Oh man! You ask ALL the tough questions! ;) It was kind of a follow on
> > from the Elephant=Loud & Fish=quiet thingy by Arnold.
> > I was just having a jab at the kazillion or so posts on the wacky
> > widgetness (slobs vs liders) and suddenly I created a
> > ....er...um...."Fish"?? Ain't we creative!?
> > R~
> > > On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 22:47, Russell Hanaghan wrote:
> > > > Did every one take a vacation?
> > > >
> > > > It's so quiet you can hear a fish drop!
> > > >
> > > > :)
> One of the visual hallmarks of a GNU system - and one of the things that I
> find attractive about it is the plethora of cute anthropomorphic animals used
> as logos and icons. Each of these creatures has a kind of totemic association
> in the context of GNU software ( like bit-beasts ). Therefore we should take
> some care when assigning cuddly cartoon creatures to functions.
> [I'll bring this thread round to a semi-serious point in a minute, just keep
> reading ;-]
> The elephant is clearly already the emblem of postgresql, the rest are
> relatively free agents. We don't have much in the way of friendly fish icons,
> unless you count PHP?s porpoise (not a fish), Terrapin has already been used
> although not in a GNU context. I think rabbits are still free range.
You forgot the Ogg Vorbis fish.
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