|Berlin, April 7 2002 – The Postfix User Group is calling for
submissions for a mascot or logo to represent the MTA Postfix. The
Postfix User Group will post submitted designs to their Web site to
allow the Open Source Community to vote on their favorite design.
Submission deadline will be 1st of July 2002.
The submissions will be judged by a board of judges — including
Wietse — by majority vote. The winning logo will be presented on
1st of August 1st (one month after the submission deadline).
All artwork should be generated with Open Source tools and subject to
an Open Source license. It should be suited for both printing and
display on a webpage. For more information on the contest visit
The submissions and the winning logo will be displayed there.
What is Postfix? It is Wietse Venema’s mailer that started life as an
alternative to the widely-used Sendmail program.
Postfix attempts to be fast, easy to administer, and secure, while at
the same time being sendmail compatible enough to not upset existing
users. Thus, the outside has a sendmail-ish flavor, but the inside is
This software was formerly known as VMailer. It was released by the
end of 1998 as the IBM Secure Mailer. From then on it has lived on as
For more information on Postfix visit