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Re: GIMP disappearance



On Tuesday 15 January 2008, Chris Mohler wrote:
>On Jan 15, 2008 8:22 PM, Gene Heskett <gene heskett verizon net> wrote:
>> On Tuesday 15 January 2008, Croombe F. Pensom wrote:
>> >I, too, thought I'd lost GIMP but it is actually there but its name and
>> >ikon have changed. If you look under Graphics you'll find that it's
>> >still there only it's now called GNU Image Manipulation Program and its
>> >ikon is now a funny looking fox-like cartoon creature.
>>
>> That 'fox' in one form or another, has been the Gimp mascot for the 9 or
>> so years I've known about Gimp.  It gets a fresh rendition from time to
>> time, but its always been a fox.
>
>The 'fox' is named Wilbur, and is actually a coyote:
>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilber_(mascot)

No wonder I felt a liking for it.  I've been 'The Coyote' on CB radio since 
the late 50's...  Here in WV, if you're out in the evenings enough, they will 
sing for us occasionally.  Even from a mile away, its the most unique sound 
in nature's songbook ever.

>I was feeling like a little trivia :)
>
Thanks for sharing!

>Chris



-- 
Cheers, Gene
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 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
Beneath this stone lies Murphy,
They buried him today,
He lived the life of Riley,
While Riley was away.


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