Associating the Red Hat and Fedora brands?
gdk at redhat.com
Tue Apr 1 14:38:51 UTC 2008
On Tue, 1 Apr 2008, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote:
>> So I'm going to ask this question to you, the friendly Fedora marketing
>> But first, a history lesson:
>> This is pretty much the most accurate depiction of how the great brand gulf
>> between Fedora and Red Hat started. And in many people's minds, that gulf
>> has grown to such an extent that many don't have any way of associating Red
>> Hat with Fedora *at all*.
>> So let me ask you:
>> If, in splash screens for Fedora, we put a tasteful "sponsored by Red Hat"
>> with the Shadowman logo somewhere small... how would you all feel about
> A bit of a odd thing going on here. I just suggested a very similar idea very
> recently in the list and two people quoted you to show why I shouldn't do
> this. Apparently now that you are for it, I guess it is ok.
Times change. People do too.
But I want to dig deeper into Joerg's objections -- at least, the ones
that don't involve quoting me.
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