Re: Debian Logo *Idea* Contest! (Delay for painting contest required)
On Sat, Feb 20, 1999 at 05:53:21PM -0500, James A. Treacy wrote:
> > Everything has a 'back side' - IIRC even ants produce some acid that
> > could be very harmful when used in large quantity.
> > All whales are can be very dangerous, because of their huge size.
> > Dolphins wreck fishermans' nets. If you get a bee sting behind your
> > ear, it is possible that you get severe brain damage or even die.
> > There are a lot of people alergic of milk (hint: cows).
> The important point is not if something can have a negative connotation,
> but whether people will make that association. Perception is everything.
> If you take an OS that has a reputation of being confusing and hard to
> use, a puzzle piece may not be the logo you are looking for.
To some, Debian is confusing and hard to use. But is Debian aiming
at *that* audience, who usually won't bother to try to learn to use it?
Puzzle piece represents basic thinking (remember the joke about a blonde
and a puzzle?), solvable thing, and something that can in large
quantity/quality produce a new better thing.
enJoy -*/\*- http://jagor.srce.hr/~jrodin/