FreeBSD's Visual Identity: Outdated?

Sam sah at
Thu Dec 23 08:28:50 PST 2004

> If we want to be taken seriously in the commercial world then we
> need to have the right image.

Look ma, a strawman!

The concern you're addressing is the sort of thing distros
solved in the Linux world.  Each typically has their own
"image," installer, system config style, etc.  More importantly
for the "commercial world," though, they offer support and

The image alone just isn't the problem.  Or a problem at all,
I'd argue.  Let's be honest -- if a ten-year-old made Beastie,
then a mentally challenged 3-year-old made Tux (and large
portions of the kernel, but I digress).

Point being Johann, if the community rejects your work
for the core project you can still make your own distro
and release it.  Give it a shot!



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