Getting attention (was Re: Where is FreeBSD going?)
joao at bowtie.nl
Wed Jan 7 07:34:06 PST 2004
On Wed, 07 Jan 2004 16:22:02 +0100
Marian Hettwer <MH at kernel32.de> wrote:
> Hi there,
> Joao Schim wrote:
> > On Wed, 07 Jan 2004 14:29:57 +0100
> > Marian Hettwer <MH at kernel32.de> wrote:
> >>Nevertheless, it's not the main point.
> >>The main question was: How to give FreeBSD more PR?
> >>best regards,
> > I've always considered the efforts made by Mr. Lucas, writing
> > articles and such, quite impressive.. So maybe we just need a
> > whole lot of writing .. HOWTO's, handbook translations, plain
> > articles.
> right. www.onlamp.com is great, therefor the things Mr. lucas or Dru
> Lavigne are writing are great too.
> Nevertheless, this don't gives much more PR.
> I believe the way to get people to know FreeBSD is more likely to get
> FreeBSD articles in magazines like Linux Magazine in the US, or Germany
> etc. Sometimes you can find articles there, but it's often to few.
> Somebody else mentioned writing white papers for business level. This
> may be a way to push easier FreeBSD at corporate level. Means, you are
> the sysadmin, going with a nice white paper to your CTO, sort of.
> > Also i hear a lot of people complaining that the VA-software sponsored
> > sites like slashdot and such are extremely anti-BSD. Cant say im a
> > regular visitor of those sites so i wonder if that is a full truth.
> oh well, slash-dot always has their "BSD is dead" thread. always ...
> > btw. does anybody know of a url where a decent comparison in techniques
> > used in Linux / BSD's / Windows / ... it so be viewed ? (non sponsored
> > ofcourse)
> check google. there are several comparisons.
If i wasn't FreeBSD user already that answer would have
defenitly convinced me to use it :-)
> best regards,
just a little sarcasm.
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