An animal mascot for Fedora?

Sven von Brand Laredo svbrand at
Tue May 18 23:03:38 UTC 2010

On 05/18/2010 06:58 PM, Luke Slater wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> Should we have a think about Fedora maybe getting an animal mascot? We
> have a great logo at the moment but I think people can relate more to
> animals and it might give the project a more friendly feel? This kind
> of thing has proven successful for a certain kernel as well as
> distributions such as SuSE. Not to say we should just be copying the
> other distributions ideas but I think they are onto something there.

This topic arises from time to time, there's a wiki page dedicated to
mascots, have you seen it?

> We could have Sean the turtle. Why? Because I have a turtle named Sean
> ( and I think someone could make a
> nice SVG logo out of a turtle; plus, they would make good cuddly toys
> which is good for merchandise. There has been some support for the
> idea already when I asked in the Fedora group on Identica earlier.
> I just thought I would mention it, what do you think?
> Thanks a lot,

Sven von Brand
Fedora Ambassador for Chile

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