Seopher: Don't Kill the Penguin! Embrace the Image
Sep 08, 2006, 00:45 (8 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for
this link. ]
"Following an article I read on Linux Today I was surprised that
there was anyone who felt that Tux the penguin was a bad mascot for
Linux. His article can be found here and it makes slightly worrying
reading. Now, I appreciate some of the points made, that it is rare
that huge corporations use cuddly animals as their mascots--true
enough, but the question I pose is whether that is a bad thing?
"Linux is on the up, and one of the key points for maintaining
this rate of growth is strong branding. Strong branding=having a
mascot/logo. Tux is a friendly enough logo, distinguishable by all
those who have a clue about IT..."
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