The Perl 6 Logo

GnuVince just showed me the new Perl 6 logo. The butterfly Camelia:

camelia-logo

Clearly, it looks more like a logo for some kind of association for preschoolers or for a day-care center than a logo for a programming language. It’s repulsively cute. Seeying that, I joked with GnuVince that’d I rather have a logo that felt more like the hybrid, duct-taped, patchwork Perl actually is, so I drew the hippocamptopus:

hippocamptopus-handdrawn

My friend systemfault took the drawing of the cussing hippocamptopus and made a O’REILLY parody of it:

perl6-orly

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Yes, yes, I know, it’s been done before:

perl6book-parody

One Response to The Perl 6 Logo

  1. [...] only animal that would have been more ironic than the camel is the platypus. Or the hypocamptopus. Perl 5.10.0 was [...]

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