--On Dienstag, Februar 26, 2008 12:55:15 +0000 Dave Page
[sorry for jumping so late, have missed that specific part of the
>> > As for the stars, that was my first thought, but then I remembered
>> > this group is specifically *Europe* not European Union.
>> Right... But I my ideas, PostgreSQL Europe could pretend to many
>> fundings availaible in the European Union, at least thanks to three
>> different topics:
>> - collaboration between europeans on a project : great pretext
>> - innovation : great pretext
>> - youth (at the board, we're all about 32-34 yo..): the worst one, but
>> there are fundings for that too
>> So thats why some yellow stars are welcome, IMHO...
> I agree with your reasons, but we should not use the EU stars to
> represent them, as that *could* be seen to exclude those from outside
> the EU. We should find something else to represent what we're all
> about that is appropriate for all Europeans.
The "EU" flag was originally used by the Council of Europe, and it's widely
used to display pro-democracy, pro-europeanism in many countries now. It
became also a symbol of democratic movements and oppositions. It isn't
aimed to display "integrated" EU parts only, and it's certainly not seen
The twelve stars symbolises perfection, unity and democratic order,
representing _all_ european nations as a whole (the circle).
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