"....we have our very own black helicopter fleet..."
So why is that one a sort of greenish-grey colour then? Been skimping on helicopter paint have we?
Seriously underwhelmed is the only way to describe El Reg's reaction earlier this week to Red Hat's guerilla marketing stunt which saw the Linux outfit flash a giant ad at punters flying into Barcelona airport for VMWorld Europe: Giant Red Hat shadowman logo in field, with message, "Calling all enterprisers" The Special …
I knew it; it takes one to know one (El Reg link on Bond villains).
The why is easy; one of traits of those villains is showing off, often in a bit of an eccentric way. Goldfinger liked golden girls and cars, the head of SMERSH liked to keep electrified chairs around, and so on.
But you got to be a really evil organisation if you have a main office fully shaped in your own logo ;-)
It seems to be a day for Massive(tm) El Reg publicity stunts, Our favourite redtop even got a name check at the end of The News Quiz on todays Radio 4 broadcast.
Well, at least the audience tittered at the headline.
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