Re: [RfS] Request for Submissions: Upcoming Debian Logo
On Thu, 18 Feb 1999, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> No, no! Think of Mars. Everybody immediately recognises that word, in
> that colour and typestyle: they think of chocolate -- not of a planet, a
> Roman god or a piece of music. Written in ordinary type, it could be
> any of the four, or maybe something else.
> Logo recognition is created by persistent and expensive advertising, or the
> equivalent in news coverage. Since we can't afford the one, and see no
> prospect of the other, it seems perverse to throw away one of the best
> aids to recognition.
I think it would be to expensive to include so much chocolate bars
into the envelopes of our CDs to attract so much people that it has
the same effect. Also you have to find a way to beam chocolate bars
via FTP or HTTP.