[sf-perl] group logo

Fred Moyer fred at redhotpenguin.com
Fri May 22 16:41:45 PDT 2009

On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 3:58 PM, Joe Brenner <doom at kzsu.stanford.edu> wrote:
> Josh Berkus <josh at agliodbs.com> wrote:
>> > I tried coming up with an alternate, based on an idea for a
>> > "perl coat of arms":
>> >
>> >       http://obsidianrook.com/sfpm/logo/
>> >
>> > Any comments?  The other club offal-sirs seem to like this direction.
>> Wow, the ultimate bike-shedding argument begins!
> Actually, I expected worse.  In particular, I expect a longer and duller
> argument about trademarks, but Quinn covered it really well, so I didn't
> have to.

Personally, I'd rather listen to a bike shed argument then the sound
of crickets chirping :)  Having a bike shed means that we have active

> Anyway, in case it's not clear, I'm working entirely with images I've
> drawn and photos I've taken -- the one exception being the map of San
> Francisco I used, which is from a USGS topo map that's in the public
> domain.

The logo with the coat of arms and the Golden Gate at sunset is quite
amazing; great work there Joe.

> My intention is to "license" this stuff in the broadest way possible
> so that anyone who wants to use it for any purpose can just do it,
> without thinking much about legalities.
> (From my point of veiw, even the Creative Commons licenses are kind of
> pernicious: they encourage people to slap "attribution required"
> and/or "non-commercial use only" restrictions on every stupid little
> snapshot...)
>> I think the logo is fine.  Go for it.
> Yeah, I'm going to have to just pick one and send it in to OSCON.
> We, of course, can always change it later.
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