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Re: Happy Birthday (late), cgf...
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2003 12:54:11 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Happy Birthday (late), cgf...
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Fri, 11 Apr 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 04:52:19AM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
> >Here's an otter logo attempt for cygwin, accompanied by a 96x179 bitmap
> >suitable for use in the setup.exe splash screen.
> >The tarball contains the original sketch (.sk) file, as well as .eps,
> >.svg, .pdf version. Plus the scripts I used to translate those images
> >into .pngs and to composite with Gary's giant C.
> >For the truly insane, check these links out, from the 'png meta server'
> >(pointing back to the pngs on my webserver)
> >I put a copyright notice on the images solely so that I could GPL them,
> >as requested by Rob.
> I like it... but... I've always pictured the otter on its back.
Chris, is this what you pictured:
Or is this:
Since Chuck obviously used one of the photos on that page as a model for
his drawing, he could probably use another one as well. FWIW, I have the
second one as a stone figurine, and can probably post (or send privately)
a few digital pics from different angles, if it's helpful...
> My son drew one like that, lounging on the bottom of the cygwin logo,
> playing with the "arrow" in the center, like a fish. He did it on poor
> quality paper in pencil and we could never get a scan that we liked.
> Then he got a girlfriend, so...
> So, in true open source fashion, I'm saying "Thanks! It really is great!
> Would you mind...?"
> Thanks for the birthday wishes, too.
Oh, and the second one is actually bent at an angle (like a "<"), so we
could actually wrap it around the little black thing in the Cygwin logo
instead of the green "C". Just a thought.
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