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Re: new elephant color

From: Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum <adsmail(at)wars-nicht(dot)de>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: new elephant color
Date: 2009-11-18 16:31:26
Message-ID: 20091118173126.071e4299@iridium.wars-nicht.de (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 18 Nov 2009 17:18:23 +0100 damien clochard wrote:

> Christophe Pettus a écrit :
> > 
> > On Nov 18, 2009, at 7:21 AM, damien clochard wrote:
> >> In a nutshell, this blue elephant says "We suck at marketing" :D
> > 
> > So, we have a logo whose color signifies "knowledge, power, integrity,
> > and seriousness," and a mascot whose association with data retention is
> > a basic part of Western culture (even non-programmers I talk to get the
> > "elephants never forget" association).  
> 
> "elephants never forget" is an English idiom. As i said, we could be
> more creative and bold. I even think we could go beyond that
> western-centred frame of references, but i'm probably wrong.
> 
> Anyway as far as i know, the japanese community dropped the elephant
> logo because it has other meanings over there. To avoid any
> misunderstanding, they took a turtle instead.

Beside the fact that this thread is a joke:

A turtle is usually slow (ok, not our two water turtles, but that's a
different thing) and i don't like the impression: PG = slow.



Bye

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				Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum
German PostgreSQL User Group
European PostgreSQL User Group - Board of Directors
Volunteer Regional Contact, Germany - PostgreSQL Project

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