On 13/06/04 17:02 -0700, Edward Hendrie wrote: > Why do you have a Devil for a trademark mascot? From a marketing > perspective, you are shooting yourselves in the foot. There are many people > of various religious backgrounds who will be dissuaded from trying FreeBSD > because they have religious objections to a product that is promoted by a > devil. >
What a ridiculous statement. Tell me, Edward, who ever made you the mouthpiece for 'many people of various religious backgrounds'? The FreeBSD Daemon is a mascot, and that's all ; If FreeBSD is promoted by a devil, then Linux is promoted by a penguin. > You may think that is a small issue, but when you are trying to create > market awareness you need a mascot that evokes simplicity and goodwill, not > one that evokes evil and deception. > I suppose that the devil influenced the thousands of sysadmins who run large network installations to go over to the dark side and install FreeBSD. > Look at how MSN is marketing its ISP. They use characters dressed in > harmless butterfly costumes. Linux, has done the same with its pudgy cute > penguin. You might want to rethink your mascot. > I know that you are trolling, but I'm bored. If the butter fly costume is sucjh a great thing, then why don't you leave here and go buy one. Wear it to church and family reunions. > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"