The Breezy Badger Mascot

Daniel Gimpelevich daniel at
Thu Jul 21 16:13:25 UTC 2005

On Thu, 21 Jul 2005 05:34:43 -0400, volvoguy wrote:

> Brain: "Are you thinking what I'm thinking?"

It should be "pondering" rather than "thinking" there. I thought you'd
prefer not to mangle your own two favorite quotes.

> I like this mascot as well, and I've heard that Jeff Waugh mentioned a
> mascot contest at some point, but I haven't heard any more about it.
> I'm not sure how successful a mascot would be with a 6 month release
> cycle, but if this artist wanted to keep with the "Ice Age-ish" theme
> for half a dozen releases, that could be cool. It'd be a little less
> like a mascot and more like variations on an artistic theme -
> something like the O'Reilly book covers.
> As the coordinator for the new Ubuntu Art Team, I'm hoping that we'll
> have voting/ranking abilities on the Ubuntu Art website that's in the
> works (technically just on the drawing board at the moment - no pun
> intended). If I had to make an executive decision though, this would
> be our character. I liked the variations with the fan too - after all,
> he IS a Breezy Badger. :o)

The name Breezy Badger itself tends to bring up images from for some people. Hopefully any mascot chosen will
serve to dispel that.

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