Advocacy on ZDNet
charon at cimbali.dssrg.curtin.edu.au
Tue Mar 30 05:39:06 PST 2004
On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 03:13:53PM +0200, Michal Pasternak wrote:
> The correct way to do this would be to try to post some BSD-related article
One of the attributes of the zdnet forum is that its not really
geared towards this kind of delivery mechanism. ZDNet posts and
readers comment. The only kind of advocacy possible is through
their commenting system.
> there. Perhaps you could find an interesting topic (only not, for god's
> sake, "yahoo & ports" or "open is secure, net portable and free just rocks",
Yeh I know what you mean. 'Have a nice day' is supposedly an innocuous
and friendly term but after the 20th sales assistant has said the same
thing it begins to grate.
> Fueling a flamewar by posting 150th comment in 50th thread, well, it matches
> the definition of "to get people involved", but is that "advocacy process"
In this case the thread is small enough and it hasnt degenerated into
a flame war. Hopefully it will remain reasoned rhetoric.
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