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How elephant became the logo of PostgreSQL ? Here is old message:
Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL logo.
Author: yang( at )sjuphil( dot )sju( dot )edu
Date: 1997-04-03 20:36:33
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL logo.
Some other ideas:
derivative: a sword (derivative of the Dragon book cover -- Postgres as a tool)
illustrative: a bowl of Alphabet Soup, with letters spelling out POSTGRESQL
obscure: a revolver/hit man (Grosse Pt is an anagram of Postgres, and an
abbreviation of the title of the new John Cusack movie)
but if you want an animal-based logo, how about some sort of elephant?
After all, as the Agatha Christie title read, elephants can remember ...
Google starts as 7-bit search machine.
> > Date: Wed, 23 Dec 1998 23:37:49 -0800
> > From: 'Sergey Brin <email@example.com>
> > To: Oleg Bartunov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Cc: email@example.com
> > Subject: Re: Russian (8-bit) Search ?
> > Thanks for your compliments.
> > We always appreciate feedback.
> > We are currently working on internationalization and we intend to have it
> > the next version.
> > Privet,
> > --Sergey
> > Sergey Brin
> > President,
> > Google.com
> > > Hello Googler's !
> > >
> > > I'm very happy to find your site and join your service.
> > > I even found my 'moonlight' job ( Moscow Real Estate Agency )
> > > and was wonder if Google could search in Russian. Unfortunately it
> > > Does this is a *feature* or bug of your search engine ?
> > > Will you plan to extend your indexing techique to 8-bit characters ?
> > > Web is intrinsically international !
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > >
> > > Oleg
> > >