08.10.09

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The Golden Flying Chairlet Awards

Posted in Humour, Site News at 7:15 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Golden Flying Chairlet Award

Summary: Introducing prizes for contributors

THIS Web site is fed by a lot of input from readers and informants. Therefore, we wish to grant an e-prize to those who make a significant contribution, one of whom created the graphics above. Needless to say, it’s all humorous.

“One thing we could do is grant an award at the end of each month to a reader/member who helps the cause of advancing Free software and exposing its detractors.”“Yesterday when I was reading the IRC conversation, someone mentioned a “Chairlet” award,” writes wallclimber. “I’d have to go back and read it all to remember why it was suggested. But it struck me funny, so I made one. You can maybe award it at the end of the year to whoever does the best job of annoying Steve Ballmer, or does an exceptional job of exposing Microsoft’s bad behavior to the rest of the world.”

And that’s how the prize was conceived. One thing we could do is grant an award at the end of each month to a reader/member who helps the cause of advancing Free software and exposing its detractors. The first winner will be announced at the end of August. Should we ask Novell for sponsorship of real awards?

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2 Comments

  1. saulgoode said,

    August 10, 2009 at 8:44 pm

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    Speaking of contributors who create graphics for the site, who is the creator of the fish logo? It is really quite good.

    Roy Schestowitz Reply:

    It’s from the GNOME iconset (old one).

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