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Re: choice for the new emacs icon

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: choice for the new emacs icon
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 21:41:19 +0100
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Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:

> * Richard Stallman (2008-02-18) writes:
>> How would we depict a black hole?
> If I had to give serious answer I'd say with a nice picture showing
> accretion disks and gas jets or showing the gravitational lensing in
> front of a galaxy.  There are some nice pictures of this on the English
> Wikipedia page about black holes.  However, I'm not sure if pictures
> like this are suitable for an icon.
> An unserious answer could be the drain of a kitchen sink.

The great kitchen sink in the sky...  Scary visual, man, just scary.
Come to think of it, this visual is probably already taken by van Gogh.
He has these swirly drain-like suns.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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