Re: GNOME's Target Markets

On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 10:55:07PM +0100, Murray Cumming wrote:
> >> Calvin Klein is (was?) cool because cool people used it. Cool made
> >> popular. Popular meant not cool. People moved on to Prada, Gap, or
> > whatever.
> >
> > This is not a helpful analogy.  People can try out new clothing brands
> > with zero opportunity or switching costs.  And they know what a pair of
> > jeans is.
> With the LiveCDs (and soon the VMPlayer images) it is almost that easy.
> They are doing it now, and that's why Ubuntu's user base is growing so

BTW, we need to probably clearly say what the requirements are for VMPlayer
images.  (eg high memory machines ) As my linux box grinded to a halt
when I tried to use a VMPlayer image.


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