Instead of freebsd.com, why not...
chris at czv.com
Sat Feb 12 19:53:55 GMT 2005
On Feb 12, 2005, at 8:16 PM, Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg wrote:
> Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>>> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Roger
>>> Sent: Saturday, February 12, 2005 9:26 AM
>>> To: Chris Zumbrunn
>>> Cc: freebsd-advocacy at freebsd.org; freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>>> Subject: Re: Instead of freebsd.com, why not...
>>> However, everytime I've tried to suggest even the slightest change
>>> to freebsd.org, people has started to kick and scream and preach
>>> about the end of the OS as we know it.
>> I have never kicked and screamed about changes to the website layout
>> or such, as long as we don't get rid of the recognizable logos on it.
> As far as Im concerned, there are no logos on the website. There is a
> mascot, but no logo. This, it seems, is a matter of opinion.
>> What I and others have always said when someone like you comes along
>> is that you should go for it. Put up a prototype website, it's a
>> free country. Let us look at it. If it's better then the doc people
>> will welcome your efforts on it.
> 'Better' would be a matter of opinion. It would also depend on how you
> define a good website. For technical people looking for documentation,
> the current website is very good. For marketing purposes, it sucks.
> Eventough it is possible to combine the two, I advocate the separated
> .org/.com solution, simply because the target audiences have very
> different needs. You, clearly belonging in the technical category,
> refuses to complement Beastie with a more proffesional logo, something
> I think is necessary to satisfy the second category. Hence, a separate
> site for marketing people seems to be a necessity.
Don't you think this Beastie qualifies as a professional logo?
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