FreeBSD in Dixons

Josef Karthauser joe at
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[1] 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.
> Nik,
> 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.
> -Dom

There's nothing in stone for the UK yet, although discussions are
in progress at the moment as to the best way to proceed.

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