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Re: kanji in 2.8 CD set



> I haven't seen any past questions about this so here it goes.  In the 2.8
> CD set there are 2 sets of kanji.  The one on the inside back cover is
> "fugu" or blowfish, that makes perfect sense.  The set on the stickers and
> outisde back cover appears to be "abalone."  Maybe it is an older
> pronunciation of blowfish or maybe it is an OpenBSD joke I'm not familiar
> with, could someone clear that up? 

"fugu" is written as (two kanji char here, read left to right):

  ####                                                          
    ####  ######################     ########  ####################
      ##                  ##         ##    ##        ##            
                          ##         ##    ##      ####            
            ########      ##         ##    ##    ####  ##      ##  
####        ##    ##      ##         ########  ####    ##    ####  
  ####      ##    ##      ##         ##    ##        ######  ##    
    ##      ##    ##      ##         ##    ##      ####  ##        
            ##    ##      ##         ##    ##    ####    ##        
      ##    ##    ##      ##         ########  ####    ######      
      ##    ########      ##         ##    ##        ##  ####      
    ####                  ##         ##    ##      ####  ##  ##    
    ##                    ##         ##    ##    ####    ##  ####  
  ####                    ##         ##    ##  ####      ##    ####
  ##                      ##       ####    ##          ####        
####                  ######       ##    ####      ######          

and another character on the sticker is(one character here):

    ##            ##            
    ########      ##            
  ####    ##    ################
  ##    ##    ####              
##############    ##########    
  ##  ##    ##    ##      ##    
  ##  ##    ##    ##########    
  ############    ##      ##    
  ##  ##    ##    ##########    
  ##  ##    ##      ##          
  ############    ############  
                ####      ####  
##  ##  ##  ##      ##  ####    
##  ##  ##  ##      ######      
##  ##  ##        ####  ####    
##            ######      ######


which is another kanji meaning "fugu".
I see this character for the first time in my life,
but a dictionary says that the character means "abalone" ("awabi" in japanese)
and also a character meaning "fugu" in Japan.
"awabi" is usually written in japan as(one char here):

    ##            ##            
    ########      ##            
  ####    ##      ############  
  ##    ##      ####        ##  
##############  ##          ##  
  ##  ##    ##############  ##  
  ##  ##    ##          ##  ##  
  ############          ##  ##  
  ##  ##    ##  ##########  ##  
  ##  ##    ##  ##        ####  
  ############  ##        ##    
                ##    ######    
##  ##  ##  ##  ##              
##  ##  ##  ##  ##            ##
##  ##  ##      ####        ####
##                ############  

I wonder how is the design of OpenBSD 2.9 (-:

-- yozo.