Pittsburgh PHP Developers Group Message Board › Why the PHP Community adopted the Elephant Mascot
The elephpant fulfills several goals :
• It is fun, blue, cozy and furry. What else?
• The elephpant is definitely friendly and welcoming, just like the PHP community in general. It will be a flagship for many gathering.
• It will tremple/stand on top of any Linux penguin during IT conferences around the world, as it is well known that Linux supports PHP very well. Numerous groups are looking for a way to attract attention during the shows, and the big version will be perfect eye-catcher.
• It already suppports a number of books and jokes
• It will be an ice braker for many people, within the community, the IT world and in the world in general.