FreeBSD's Visual Identity: Outdated?

Nikolas Britton freebsd at
Wed Dec 29 13:17:36 PST 2004

Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:

>>nbritton wrote: gain this is are target market; consultants, integrators, vars, etc.  I
>>bet 80% of them don't even know FreeBSD exists and of the 20% that do
>>only 20% would consider using and recommending it based on technical
>>merit alone.
>A var that has a thriving Linux consultancy and no FreeBSD experience
>isn't going to buy into FreeBSD. The only time your going to get a
>consultant with no FreeBSD experience into looking at FreeBSD is if they
>can't make a go of it with their existing product line, or if they have
>never done consulting before and
>are just starting out.

This is one of main point I'm trying to make in all of these talks. How 
are they ever going to know it's out there and when they do make first 
contact don't you think we should greet them in a professional manner?

Sorry if I mangled the message a bit when I cut out all the fluff.

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