On 11/24/2008 10:45 PM, Dag Wieers wrote:
On Mon, 24 Nov 2008, Ralph Angenendt wrote:
Alain Reguera Delgado wrote:
There are some t-shirt's decorations available at:
Okay. The second one is completely "overloaded". The first one would
look good with only one of the "flowers".
The rest somehow is missing the CentOS reference, as I don't think that
the slogans are self explaining.
But the overall looks is great, we'd just have to mix some CentOS
reference in there >
That is why for the stickers we chose to take the slogan:
CentOS: Enterprise Linux for the people
So that at least people know that it is an Enterprise Linux and they
are included as the target market
(besides in South America you
have strong people movements)
What I like on a poster is to give away the important characteristics
of an Enterprise Linux. There are ofcourse many, and some are more
interesting to some people than others.
In my presentations I always talk about
secure, stable, predictable and reproducable
If we look at what Enterprise Linux means, an important one is that
security updates are low-risk and available as soon as they are ready
and tested. As a result the deliverables are stable and systems
running an Enterprise Linux are predictable in behaviour.
Thanks to the fact that the environment does not change too often,
experiences and problems are reproducable on other systems.
So to me the poster and future promotional material should indicate
that CentOS is an Enterprise Linux, and it should include those 4
What do other people think ?
I 100% approve your thoughts. But I would not add "predictable " and "
reproducable " on a shirt, unless it would also trigger some funny
thoughts (as in "I am a sysadmin, I am predictable, I just read your
mail"). Second thought, as a heavy BOFH reader, I would be amused but I
am not sure how funny would that be for our victims... ups, I meant for
As a parenthesis the flower raises in me anything but the sentiment of
"enterprise". It's nice for a summer beach shirt and recalls Woodstock
and the flower power concept, but I would not associate it with linux in
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