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From Chip Childers <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Adopt the Monkey?
Date Fri, 26 Oct 2012 14:58:18 GMT
On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Joe Brockmeier <> wrote:
> Howdy all,
> So - this is a discussion that we need to have, but I've been holding
> off on starting because it seemed fairly trivial in the face of all the
> work going on towards 4.0.0-incubating.
> We seem to be at a good place with regards to 4.0.0-incubating, so while
> we're waiting for a few more votes - let's discuss.
> Earlier this year, Citrix held a mascot contest:
> The winner is the "Monkey King" inspired by the Chinese novel/story
> "Journey to the West". You can see it at the mascot site.
> The question is, do we actually want to adopt this for the Apache
> project?

+1 - Monkeys are always the right way to go.

For the record, this is the specific image in question:

> If the answer is "yes," the next step is to actually do the
> legwork/legal work to make sure that it'd be suitable for us to use. If
> anyone knows of any conflicting trademarks or whatnot, that could make
> the decision for us - but otherwise, I'd suggest we discuss the first
> question and then take on the legal question.
> Thoughts, comments, flames?
> (The kitten riding the unicorn over a rainbow will, of course, remain an
> unofficial mascot.
> --
> Joe Brockmeier
> Twitter: @jzb

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