FreeBSD in Dixons
joe at pavilion.net
Thu Mar 9 17:53:51 GMT 2000
On Thu, Mar 09, 2000 at 05:47:40PM +0000, Dominic Mitchell wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 09, 2000 at 01:07:34AM +0000, Nik Clayton wrote:
> > I was chatting with Gary Johnson earlier, lamenting the state of BSD
> > promotion in the UK.
> > Apparently we can look forward to seeing FreeBSD on the shelves of
> > Dixons Real Soon Now, and a much bigger marketing push in Europe generally
> > over the next 12 months. Which is nice.
> Are there any Press Releases that are available about this merger and
> planned expansion in the UK? If so, we need to forward them on to
> Computing and Computer Weekly (and others) pronto. This merger is the
> big flash of light that we all need to make advocacy work be seen. We
> need to get this noticed by the rest of the UK copmuter industry.
> Particularly with Linux getting so many mentions, this can only be a
> good thing.
There's nothing in stone for the UK yet, although discussions are
in progress at the moment as to the best way to proceed.
Josef Karthauser FreeBSD: Take the red pill and we'll show you just how
Technical Manager deep the rabbit hole goes. (http://www.uk.freebsd.org)
Pavilion Internet plc. [joe at pavilion.net, joe at freebsd.org, joe at tao.org.uk]
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