[Wolves] Business card design

steve parkes wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk
Wed Nov 6 16:20:01 2002

>From: Wayne Morris <waynemorris@encloser.com>
>Reply-To: wolves@mailman.lug.org.uk
>To: wolves@mailman.lug.org.uk
>Subject: Re: [Wolves] Business card design
>Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2002 15:47:15 +0000
>On Wednesday 06 November 2002 3:22 pm, you wrote:
> > Wayne Morris spoo'd forth:
> > > Can anyone suggest a good simple package for knocking up business 
> > > (for my own use, not for repeated use)
> >
> > Go to the railway station, stick about four quid in one of the
> > machines, and you get about ten minutes to design a card, after which
> > it prints out fifty or so. They're a great idea.
> >
> > Aq.
>What flavour Linux do they run on? ;-)
>From that kind of speed and flexibility I would have to say Debian ;-)

Red Hat business cards make you look like a fat american but they do have a 
glossy feel.  that is if you avoid a zero release card these have a tendancy 
to loss all colour after a couple of weeks.

Mandrake business cards are a little sharp around the edges and have a 
strange 'foreign' feel.

SuSe business cards are the whole yellow pages.  You give people more choice 
that way.

Slackware business cards are excellent with a traditional look and feel but 
you have to build a printing press interface.

Sco business cards charge your name every few months.

Sun don't do business cards but a offering industry players the chance to 
join the 'business infomation exchange' forum to come up with a secure, 
'openish', replacement for the MS dominated business card world.

MS business cards come pre-torn and weigh a ton.

Compaq will only resell MS cards now.

IBM business cards are made of rusty old iron painted a new colour.

Apple business cards look really good, but until recently, wouldn't give 
your phone number to anyone with an art degree.

Wang had finacial trouble and know only do cards that appear in telephone 
boxes ;-)

and finally the BeOS business card is due some time soon.


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