[ubuntu-uk] What's in a name?
luggeorge at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Jun 11 20:37:37 UTC 2011
>Windows is a familiar word. It's releases have progressive names, Windows XP,
>Windows Vista, Windows 7. They sound cool.
>Mac OS X 'sounds' cool. Its big cat release names sound powerful. Lion is soon
>to be released and is very cheap. This is cool.
In my experience people use these OSs not because they think they sound cool but
because they're on the PC/laptop when they buy it.
>If it doesn't sound cool it isn't gonna sell, even if it's free! Any advertising
>freelancer will tell you this.
Not at all convinced that sounding cool will help. Until Ubuntu is available
pre-installed alongside other PCs/laptops in retail outlets I suspect that the
only users are going to be enthusiasts (such as us in this forum) and their
friends/relatives who have corrupted their computers and lost their original
Sorry if this sounds a bit negative.
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