CIO Magazine on Open Source
David Webber (XML)
david at drrw.info
Fri Mar 4 17:14:28 UTC 2005
Obviously we all need to chip-in and run the Super-Bowl ad'.
We could at least run an internet contest for a Flash Ad' -
"Why Open Source - Your Next Project needs it".
PR does not need to be expensive - and all free PR should
be embraced and leveraged!!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Evan Prodromou" <evan at bad.dynu.ca>
To: "Lawrence Rosen" <lrosen at rosenlaw.com>
Cc: <license-discuss at opensource.org>; <fsb at crynwr.com>
Sent: Friday, March 04, 2005 11:43 AM
Subject: Re: CIO Magazine on Open Source
> On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 10:58:07AM -0800, Lawrence Rosen wrote:
> > This is an interesting article from CIO Magazine about open source:
> > > http://www.cio.com/archive/030105/opensource.html
> > (Apologies in advance for cross-posting. /Larry)
> It's actually kind of sad that CIO is doing a "you should consider
> Open Source software" article in 2005. I'd say that any IT manager who
> doesn't consider Open Source alternatives for any new project should
> be fired. It's simply unacceptable.
> Then again, IT managers are a notoriously conservative lot, and as
> I've known my share of IT managers who eye personal computers with
> distrust and disdain, there are probably plenty who just haven't even
> bothered investigating Linux, Apache, Gnome, Open Office, or Firefox.
> Or heard of.
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