On Tuesday 17 May 2011 23:21:30 Stuart Tanner wrote:
On Tuesday 17 May 2011 13:22:46 you wrote:
I am sure they will support you if they can. It would be possible for example to draft up a standard email warning/complaint about a 'improper representation' according to our branding guidelines. You'd be able to send those out. Or something like that - I'm not sure exactly as the board would have to decide, but be sure to CC me in case you want to discuss this with them. Personally I think we should indeed work to guarantee proper communication.
what is the @opensuse.org email for the board is it opensuse-board perchance?
I just think that people are put off by random versions on linux floating around on market stalls, most retailers don't have a clue which version suits which needs so somebody who needs a stable and simple desktop computer may well end up with one which is for the seriously technically minded.
If Linux was left to those that knew what they are talking about, and not sold along side 3D Goldfish screensavers and the like we really would do better.
Yup. But in the end, it IS Free Software... Firefox and OpenOffice have this same problem - there are sites which try to sell them to people who don't know about them... :(
If people choose to sell it they must be prepared to support it. From 12.1 I believe that open-slx is changing the name due to reasons I am unsure about. Will this kill what little sales there are on Amazon anyway?
That is a risk, yes. But openSLX made that choice and you'd have to talk to them about it...
I don't know what has been said between open-SLX and openSUSE, I am not privey to the conversations, but if open-SLX has had a dissagreement with the board or the branding guidlines have changed, as long as its openSUSE in the box I don't care what it says on the box. if its powered by openSUSE to me it is openSUSE (with whatever extentions are added to the image after.
Anyway I am off to build contacts, have a bus to London at 9:45 for a two day "Small Business, New Buiness" Confrence.
BTW on the 21st of June I am giving a presentation on openSUSE and also Linux in Everyday life to a group of students 16-19 at the Zonos IT Accademy (www.zonos.com) , I presume I am ok to use the stock presenter templates and posters from marketing git.
I wish i could damn figure how to get my HTC Desire HD emails past the mailing list sensor bot i have set the email to be sent in plain text but still it seems to be sending part text/part html.
-----Original Message----- From: Jos Poortvliet email@example.com Date: Fri, 6 May 2011 20:01:11 To: firstname.lastname@example.org Reply-To: email@example.com Cc: Rajko M.firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: [opensuse-marketing] Where to buy openSUSE dvds?
On Friday 29 April 2011 04:45:33 Rajko M. wrote:
On Thursday, April 28, 2011 05:22:53 AM Stuart Tanner wrote: ...
Amazon Marketplace is not that popular. ...
Tells that it is kind of hard to find real openSUSE.
wow, amount of crap there is incredible...