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Re: dots in Subversion logo?

From: Neels Hofmeyr <neels_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 18:09:04 +0200

On Thu, 2011-04-21 at 17:30 +0200, Stefan Fuhrmann wrote:
> On 21.04.2011 16:37, Neels Hofmeyr wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > finalizing the T-shirt design for our Subversion hackathon coming up in
> > May, I've just been working with the Subversion logo again (the slanted
> > S on black background).
> Any chance to get one of these?

A T-shirt? Well, if you're coming to the hackathon, chances of getting
one in your size is close to 100% :) If not, maybe we can arrange
special treatment and mail you one of the XXL leftovers, if any.

Hmm, I could change my job to marketing T-shirts on open source mailing

> > It came to my notice that it actually has four dots near the lower left
> > corner. Do they mean anything? A secret society's mark that was sneaked
> > into our logo? German Umlauts??
> >
> > Sübversiön!
> To a German native speaker that sounds
> like a mockery on Turkish people.

Özgül! Lütfen Sübversiön Üpdate! Yalla yalla!!

[ Please, any Turkish people, do not feel offended. I live in Berlin
Kreuzberg and I embrace my fellow Turkish Germans. German Turks??
Berliners! Actually, is 'yalla' even Turkish? Could be Arabic. ]

OTing away...
Received on 2011-04-21 18:09:38 CEST

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