[NTG-context] context mascot

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Dec 15 23:27:48 CET 2008


luigi scarso wrote:
> 
> 
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 9:25 PM, Patrick Gundlach <patrick at gundla.ch> wrote:
> 
>     Hi,
> 
>      >> Have we  a mascot ?
>      >>
>      >> http://chl.be/mascots/
>      >
>      > Yes we do. Its the dutch cow :-)
> 
>     I thought that people in Bohinj more ore less agreed(*) that we
>     don't want
>     any animals as a logo (except for your elephant, of course ;-)). Wasn't
>     this the reason, we tried hard to come up with a geometrically formed
>     context logo?
> 
> It's not a logo.
> It's a mascot, like TeX lion,  linux penguin,  GNU gnu and so on .
> Cow fonts was made from  Duane Bibby's illustrations ,as far I know,
> so no doubt that they are in TeX tradition

Sure, but that's just visual jokes; you're not advocating a real 
'pluche' animal are you? (hm, reminds me of this inflatable pig that the 
pink floyd guys use(d), a big inflatable cow floating above the context 
conference location)

Hans

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