Subject: Re: your mail
To: Matthew Orgass <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/23/1999 08:57:04
>> We have such a thing: "Of course it runs NetBSD."  I was on the hook for a
>> logo (or, more precisely, my SO, who works at a design firm, was) but it
>> keeps getting put on the back burner by other projects -- I'll see if I
>> can speed it up.
>  I don't know the history of this slogan, but I have to say that from a
>marketing point of view it has serious flaws:
>1) It does not identify what the product is

as if "where do you want to go today?" does?  that makes me think of a
automobile or an airline.  not an operating system.

>2) It is the answer to a question which should not need to be asked in the
>first place

no...more to the point, it seems to be answering a question about
hardware, not about what netbsd can do.

>3) It does not directly associate any qualities with NetBSD

(see above)

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