Re: [fdn-ann] press release re-organizing

Hi Barbara,

Yes, in fact, this makes the Miguel quote more important.  I think we should
also put a quote from Brian Behlendorff in the main portion, applauding this
things as an open source guru.  Is that OK with everyone?

Yes, the quotes should also go over the wire.


Barbara Heffner wrote:

> It sounds OK to me, but assume Miguel will still be quoted in the main
> release. Assume you are planning to put the quotes over the wire as
> well?  Thanks..Barb
> At 10:22 PM 8/7/00 -0700, Bart Decrem wrote:
> >Hi everyone,
> >
> >Well, we're now facing the GOOD problem where so many people are joining
> >the Gnome Foundation's Advisory Board that the quotes are fast becoming
> >unwieldy.  Confirmed members of the advisory board now include: Sun, Red
> >Hat, Eazel, Helix Code, IBM, HP, Compaq, VA Linux, Gnumatic, Henzai,
> >Free Software Foundation, with at least 2 more nonprofit's in the hopper
> >(OMG and Debian).
> >
> >I spoke with Greg tonight (he's out of town tomorrow) and we're leaning
> >towards putting all the corporate quotes on a quote sheet (page 2) as
> >suggested by Nat.  I don't think the overall message of the press
> >release will change, but I wanted to let you know in case the press
> >release is going through an approval cycle at your company.
> >
> >Greg will probably have a revised press release on Wednesday sometime.
> >Please let me know if this creates a major bottleneck for you, or if you
> >would like to step up to the plate and edit the press release tomorrow
> >to accomodate these proposed changes.
> >
> >Bart
> >
> >
> >
> >
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