[CentOS-devel] Some T-Shirt's decorations

Manuel Wolfshant wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro
Tue Nov 25 16:06:09 UTC 2008


Alain Reguera Delgado wrote:
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> Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
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>> As a parenthesis the flower raises in me anything but the sentiment of
>> "enterprise". It's nice for a summer beach shirt and recalls Woodstock
>> and the flower power concept, but I would not associate it with linux in
>> any way.
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> I'm glad to see that kind of comments :). Let's talk about it.
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> Well, to start it is not a flower at all. It is some kind of unknown Plant.
>
> I selected that as a concept. It is a try, surely not enough but a try.
> Maybe it do not reflect the Enterprise concept at all but the community
> feeling.
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> Plants have roots, trunks, branches and leaves. All those parts work
> together among them, day by day, doing specific tasks, and ruled by the
> laws of nature, to let the plant grow as a whole and show the beauty of
> it existence.
>
> That is somehow the way I see our community: CentOS, the product, is the
> plant/tree growing every day. We, the community, are part of that
> Plant's trunk, branches and leaves; ruled by the laws of open standards.
> The root is our provider.
>
> I'm sure it is not the best idea (and it could be wrong), and probably
> needs to integrate Enterprise concept on it, but felt motivated to do
> something with some of the electrical pulses passing through my head.
>
> Does the poster/tshirt Plant have relation now ?
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leaving aside the explanation (which is nice, btw), let me put it in 
other words: if you print that design on a sheet of paper and show it to 
someone, will that person make the associations described by you above, 
or will that person need the same tutorial I needed ?



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