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I was just checking out the propaganda page for PostgreSQL and I found this little piece of art:

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It is the "Turtle Style" PostgreSQL logo. How old is this, and did PostgreSQL ever officially use a turtle instead of an elephant? What is the story here?

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Please see here for the discussion about topicality – Jack Douglas May 21 '12 at 16:21

It's used in Japan because the elephant has negative connotations there; apparently members of a cult which uses an elephant as its logo were responsible for some terrorist attacks.

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+1 for cultural sensitivity !!! – RolandoMySQLDBA May 10 '12 at 18:46
Tthe group in question wore blue elephant masks while campaigning for Japan's parliament a few years before their murder spree, rather than it being exactly a logo. Personally, I would rather not post links to pages about their exploits, but if you want to go looking it doesn't take two minutes on a google search to find articles if you use words like: elephant deadly sarin gas tokyo – kgrittn May 11 '12 at 21:35

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