Re: slogans [was Re: College outreach?]
- From: Luis Villa <luis villa gmail com>
- To: Sriram Ramkrishna <sri aracnet com>
- Cc: David Neary <dneary free fr>, marketing-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: slogans [was Re: College outreach?]
- Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 14:56:51 -0500
On Tue, 1 Feb 2005 11:52:05 -0800, Sriram Ramkrishna <sri aracnet com> wrote:
> GNOME: Desktop of 'Choice'
> How do you grab attention to "Choice".
That's the nice thing, you can totally play with it. If you want to
talk about free software/accessibility, you highlight 'choice', if you
want to talk about sun/novell/redhat, you highlight 'the', etc. No
need to pick ahead of time :)
> On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 08:34:40PM +0100, David Neary wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Luis Villa wrote:
> > > Big picture, after some thought a couple days after our IRC meeting, I
> > > want to use 'GNOME: the desktop of choice.' I think the 'my desktop of
> > > choice' was a good start, but I think some of our strongest marketing
> > > points are not about personal choices, but rather the depth of our
> > > community, our top-level corporate support, our ease of use, our
> > > accessibility, etc. I think these are better served by using 'the
> > > desktop of choice'- 'my' limits it to things I think, I want, etc.,
> > > when we want to focus on how gnome is /the/ desktop for... foo, bar,
> > > baz, usability, a11y, spain, brazil, sun, redhat, novell, etc.
> > >
> > > Thoughts?
> > I like "the desktop of choice". Do you see that as a replacement
> > for, or a compliment to, the "GNOME: Software for everybody"
> > theme/slogan?
> > Cheers,
> > Dave.
> > --
> > David Neary,
> > Lyon, France
> > E-Mail: bolsh gimp org
> > CV: http://dneary.free.fr/CV/
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