SPUG:new mascot?

Damian Conway damian at conway.org
Fri Jan 31 08:32:46 CST 2003

Thane Williams wrote:

> Perl 6 RFC 343 ( http://dev.perl.org/rfc/343.pod ) suggests that a new
> non-camel mascot be chosen to represent the Perl community (unless
> O'Reilley would be willing to freely allow the camel to be used).
> Does anyone know anything beyond what's stated in that RFC? Ie, has
> O'Reilley been approached, what did they say, and what alternate mascots
> are being considered?

It is virtually certain that that RFC will be rejected. O'Reilly are already 
generally very open to any use of the camel that does not compete commercially 
with their use of it. Far more so than the RFC indicates. No alternative 
mascots are being considered by the design team at this time.


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