Fedora 10 Tagline

Zied Fakhfakh fzied at dottn.com
Mon Nov 10 13:09:19 UTC 2008


Shine your way

2008/11/10 Paul W. Frields <stickster at gmail.com>

> On Mon, 2008-11-10 at 03:21 -0500, Ricky Zhou wrote:
> > Hey, does anybody know if we have a tagline for Fedora 10?  For example,
> > with Fedora 9, we had "Fedora 9. Make waves."  This is for the front
> > page of the website (so that we can get all strings ready to be
> > translated).
>
> We've tried to make these little slogans into verb phrases, i.e.
> persuade people to try Fedora out, do something cool with it.  The theme
> is not to glorify the Fedora distribution itself, but to assure people
> they can accomplish their goals using Fedora, and give them the power to
> do it.  So I thought of:
>
> "Fedora 10 - Fire it up." (The metaphor is fire, power, energy.)
>
> Other slogans I tried out that didn't make my personal, mental cut for
> one reason or another:
>
> * "Shine brightly" (too affected, with the adverb)
>
> * "Power up" (not very translatable, or comprehensible to many people)
>
> * "Free. Radical." (not a verb phrase, maybe too politicized a term, and
> the wordplay probably doesn't translate)
>
> * "Be a star." (Oh, gag me.)
>
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