- From: Sriram Ramkrishna <sri aracnet com>
- To: Glynn Foster <Glynn Foster Sun COM>
- Cc: David Neary <dneary free fr>, marketing-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Tuxmagazine
- Date: Mon, 2 May 2005 09:03:24 -0700
On Mon, May 02, 2005 at 09:58:10PM -1200, Glynn Foster wrote:
> Don't get too worked up about the quote that I had above - that was
> really just to incite people, and get a discussion started. I'm not so
> much worried about the polls that they get their data from. I'm more
> worried about the content and quality of the GNOME articles - is this
> something that we can have some sort of influence over?
Dunno, but we do have our own magazine that we do have control
of the content for the most part. I would be more interested in
getting these magazines to use our GNOME articles instead especially
if they are widely read. (people should step up to write articles too :P)
If we could get our advisory team to also export some our articles to
internal IBM or something that would rock. There's probably ways to do
> Why is that? Why are 99% of the Linux magazines out there KDE based?
> Seems like there are important questions to answer for the marketing
I think because KDE is perceived to be the dominant desktop (despite
the fact that I think a lot of apps are GTK+ based, some people
really hate C++(1) :-) Most of Europe is using it aren' they not?
I think most of the linux magazines are European based (at least the
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