freebsd-advocacy Digest, Vol 124, Issue 3
ac at miensk.com
Thu Nov 3 19:28:29 PST 2005
Nicole, you're too emotional, I think. Nobody's gonna force you to make
new tattoo. Nobody's even gonna force you to use the logo, if you
But IMO this funny red ball _r_e_a_l_l_y_ looks more attractive for
newbies. At least, my co-workers (average PC users) have found it
"friendly" and "intriguing", even "sexy".
There's enough place for sysadmins-"old salts" with Beastie tattoos,
who, in fact, prefer FreeBSD not because of its "visual identity" at
all. But heading towards FreeBSD as a popular desktop/home OS we must
propose to the masses something shiny and sophisticated.
Hey, Beastie is still here ;)
Alaksiej Carniajeu /AC
>On 03-Nov-05 My Homeland Security "observers" reported that Chad Gross said:
>>I am glad I am not the only one. This logo is in no way, shape, or
>>form better for FreeBSD compared to the last logo. I mean honestly. I
>>am a marketing professional and I do not see the "progress" either. I
>>too enjoy the advancement of FreeBSD when it is actual progress. And I
>>agree with the above poster, does the logo really need changing? Maybe
>>it just needs some new marketers... I mean a Fedora, a Penguin, and a
>>Gecko have been working for Linux. And as a Christian I don't feel
>>that the old logo was offensive either. At least it had character.
>>Anyway, just an opinion of a user since 4.0.
>>Chad M. Gross
>>Executive Team Trainer
> I prefer the old "logo" even if it wasn't truly a logo, but a mascot as
>someone said. It had more character and could be regognized even in outline
>form. Yes it wasn't as "friendly" as the Linux penquin and some with narrow
>minds had issues with it, but this doesn't compare to either. It's the BSD
>version of "new coke".
> What was wrong with the new happier friendly looking beastie?
> Nicole (user since 2.6)
> Who has a BSD tatoo and I really can't see anyone to getting a tatoo of this
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