Guido Trotter <firstname.lastname@example.org> (30/07/2009): > Personally I think it's a wonderful work, and a very interesting exercise in > producing a debian marketing campain. I agree with the mixed feelings about the > "tout court" logo changing (which, if it happens, should anyway be sanctioned by > GR, as the last one was decided that way, as correctly recalled by someone) but > the simplified swirl can definitely be used in a lot of situations, and the > proposed website looks very nice! > > As for the images I don't share the concerns some have expressed, and think > they're just a marketing campain. Some are probably better and to the point, and > some might be less, but I don't think we should be "offended" by them. Just as > an example I'll include a link to a picture for a commercial for the HTC magic > (which I randomly happen to have on my laptop because, working for Google, I > found it funny and took a picture of it): > > http://people.debian.org/~ultrotter/misc/q1050732.jpg > > I don't think people will be offended by looking at it, as they won't be > offended by looking at pixelgirl's images. If it conveys or not its message I'm > not 100% sure, but it's not for me to say (I'm not an expert in the field). In > pixelgirl's case for example I think the "reliable parner" image is a nice pun, > and goes to the point, while the "software with passion" one is less, and > wouldn't put bugs in advertisement, but then someone else might think > differently, and I don't think we should be in the business of censoring > ideas/art! > :) I guess I'm not used to do that very often, but that would those little “+1” characters. We discussed that quite extensively with Guido during last dinner, and I totally share his opinion. Sounds like a very well performed marketing campaign. Again: thanks, Agnieszka. Mraw, KiBi.
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