FreeBSD in Dixons

Mark Ovens mark at dogma.freebsd-uk.eu.org
Thu Mar 9 18:34:23 GMT 2000


On Thu, Mar 09, 2000 at 05:48:01PM +0000, Roger Hardiman wrote:
> Nik,
> 
> > > The package could provide support from the UKUG.
> > 
> > Are we really in a position to provide support?
> 
> I agree that offering "support" could leave us with hundereds
> of people asking questions and no one having time to answer
> them.
> 
> > > would we to get the CD sets being sent to Dixon's and include a
> > > registration card, to allow users to join the UKUG??
> > 
> > Now *that* is an excellent idea.  I'll have a chat with the appropriate
> > people, and see what can be worked out.
> 
> 
> I agree. Invite them to join the UKUG, get a UKUG email address
> and join the mailing list. We will probably end up answering their
> questions anyway, but we are not activly offering tech support,
> we are offering a friendly user group.
> 

Which is often much better than paid support - how often does the
author of M$ ppp code answer questions on their help lines??

This is really good news, who do we have to thank for this marketing
effort?

> Roger
> 
> 
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