[Linux-aus] Marketing Linux
kirtijee at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 11:59:09 UTC 2007
Don't forget Novell's spoof of I'm a Mac ads.
Linux ads always been there. We need management to take control and
support these noble ideas.
On 4/18/07, James Purser <purserj at k-sit.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-04-18 at 20:16 +1000, Sridhar Dhanapalan wrote:
> > Not exactly what you are describing, but there are already some television
> > documentaries on FOSS:
> > http://www.go-opensource.org/go_open/
> > http://www.apdip.net/news/fossdoc
> > Has anyone tried lobbying television stations to screen them? I think that
> > they would quite suit the ABC or SBS.
> /me puts on my "I survived the Australian TV Industry" shirt.
> Unless you can show that either a) There is a market for the show, or b)
> You are willing to pay for the timeslot (and you won't get anything
> before midnight), the commercials won't touch it.
> The ABC might, but it is vulnerable to "Bias" claims and as such could
> see any show watered down to include "the other side" of the story.
> SBS would be your best bet
> James Purser
> Open Source On The Air
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