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Re: Debian Logo Use

I agree with this.  If something unstable is going to be based on
Debian, then I think a different (non-Debian) name should be used.


On 15/04/2008, Gunnar Wolf <gwolf@gwolf.org> wrote:
> Will Kaiser dijo [Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 09:44:05PM -0700]:
>  > (...)
>  > I'm also pretty sure our goals are aligned a bit differently. The marketing
>  > on the Debian Live CD website doesn't spell out that they are targeting
>  > Desktop Linux or use as an alternative to derivatives such as Ubuntu and
>  > friends. We also use a cool but non-standard apt configuration. Mainly
>  > though, it's the marketing on the live cd project that won't work with our
>  > primary goal. To appeal to (non-techie) Ubuntu users, you pretty much need
>  > to use puppets and pictures to explain what your distro can do.
>  Umh... I know this will sound quite boring to you - But I (and I
>  guess, many of the Debian people) do not like the idea of presenting
>  testing/unstable snapshots as something ready for the end-user to
>  install. Hey, if they want unstable software, why not try
>  Ubuntu?</joke>
>  I understand you have your own motivations, and I know our testing is
>  more workable and more stable than many official distributions... But
>  anyway, Debian releases _are_ stable, and presenting Debiwhatever as a
>  testing snapshot won't do much good to Debian's reputation - known for
>  being anal about stability.
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