[Mageia-marketing] List of arguments pro Mageia

Anne nicolas ennael at mageia.org
Mon May 30 13:36:08 CEST 2011

2011/5/30 Wolfgang Bornath <molch.b at googlemail.com>:
> Well, what does Mageia have what others do not have?
> 1. Technically, nothing. We could just copy the Mandriva marketing
> phrases about excellent hardware recognition, ease of use, draktools,
> etc.
> 2. Looks: well, pls artwork-team, don't take it personally, but the
> look is the very last item I would use to advertize the product. It is
> a technical product, which should be described by its technical
> features, not by its looks (everybody can make Ubuntu look like Mageia
> and vice versa). Back to #1.

I do not agree :) *you* do not think it's important but be carefull
with generalization. Also it can be about theme and general
integration. For example GTK apps under KDE and the contrary

> What we have other than most distributions in our area: the fact that
> it is community based with all related implications. The organisation,
> the fact that no commercial management can dictate the way Mageia will
> take - the opportunity for the user to be more integrated in the
> future of this distribution than anywhere else.
> Of course this will only get the attention of people who care for
> these points. Others, like those who buy their car on the color of the
> carpeting, must be attracted by nice artwork. So, here we really have
> the difference between targets.
> --
> wobo
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