atkielski.anthony at wanadoo.fr
Thu Feb 10 01:20:39 PST 2005
Joshua Tinnin writes:
> Would it have been easier if you had tried to get permission to use
> NetBSD instead?
Look at the front page of www.netbsd.org. They have a nice, clean logo.
I don't think that a logo makes or breaks deals, but from a public
relations and marketing standpoint a good logo is extremely useful, and
the lack of a logo (or a very busy logo that's hard to use and
recognize) can be a liability.
FreeBSD currently doesn't have a logo. The mascot is cute, but cute
isn't a good idea when selling to the corporate world, which tends to
choose tools based on their suitability to a purpose rather than on the
personal attractiveness of the mascot.
There's no harm in keeping the mascot, but you can't really use a mascot
where a logo is needed.
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