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Re: ANN: stuffed plush fred

From: ibotty <me@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2003 08:51:37 +0200

Jeremy Messenger wrote:

> On Mon, 01 Sep 2003 14:11:08 +0200, ibotty wrote:
>> Hi devels,
>> as we do not have a -users list yet, I post this to -kernel in the hope,
>> to reach all, that are interested.
>> I have a soft spot for stuffed mascots of free OSs and programming
>> languages.
>> So i contacted Steiner, and asked for a stuffed mascot for DragonFlyBSD.
>> And just today, they shipped me the prototype of Fred.
>> Fred was designed following [1] and the two comic variants by Joe
>> Angerson (archived on -bugs, one of which has been adopted as icon).
>> I attached two small (low resolution) snapshots of him, but you can see
>> him on more pictures on [2] (soon).
>> The dragonfliy is about 27 cm (which should be about 11 inch) long and
>> its wingspan is about 33 cm (13 inch).
>> I welcome everybody, who has interest in a stuffed Fred, to contact me.
>> This will NOT be a contract whatsoever. I just want to know, how many i
>> will have to order. I will not make any profit out of this, so this will
>> not be very expensive.
>> Even though you might live on the other side of the globe, contact me.
>> We might find someone honorable (say, e.g.: Matt ;), which I can send all
>> Freds to, and which will redistribute them further.
>> This will hopefully reduce shipping cost.
>> refs:
>> [1] http://www.dragonflybsd.org/Main/mascot.cgi
>> [2] http://ibotty.net/fred
> I keep get the 404 error, the page can't be found on [2].

will look at it...

well, somehow this directory got wrong permissions, when i created it with
konqueror's fish://.

should be working now.
i am not good at designing web pages, so these are only the pictures.


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