Re: names good for marketing
On Tuesday 28 December 2004 05:45 pm, Mauro Darida wrote:
> > > Yeah, I've gotta admit, I'm a bit turned off by the name, "Ubuntu."
> > Perhaps the poster would be turned off by any non-english or
> > non-european name.
> I think that ubuntu is probably a good name if you want to
> sell in africa but certainly not a good choice if you want to sell in
> the western world. Do not underestimate the power of emotions.
To put it bluntly, the issue is whether white people will accept a product
with a Black African "sounding" name or not.