An animal mascot for Fedora?

Jan Wildeboer jwildebo at
Wed May 19 12:58:41 UTC 2010

On 05/19/2010 02:47 PM, Mario Torre wrote:

> I like the idea of the animal mascotte, but should be something cute,
> perhaps a different mascotte for each release even?

Please don't. If we ever want to manufacture/license a mascot and change 
it all the time, we will sit on a huge pile of expensive goodies that 
are outdated.

If we ever should stick to a mascot, I would propose a fish. For various 

- Since Finding Nemo fish are perceived as schweet ;-)
- A fish feeds the penguin, a nice pun wrt being a Linux distribution ;-)
- A fish needs water - symbolises the ecosystem around Open Source
- A fish never sleeps ;-)

So I would propose a Blue Clown fish ala Finding Nemo. I am sure Nicu 
can come up with a beautiful SVG of a clownfish with the fedora F on its 
skin ;-)


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