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From Alexandro Colorado <>
Subject Re: Marketing events
Date Wed, 10 Oct 2012 16:33:58 GMT
On 10/10/12, Ross Gardler <> wrote:
> On 9 October 2012 22:05, Raphael Bircher <> wrote:
> ...
>>> It would be a very rare open source even that did not have at least
>>> one Apache member present.
>> Maybe in US. In Europe, Apache is nearly nowhere present. Not even at
>> FLOSS Events.
> I'm afraid your assumption is incorrect. The ASF is much broader and
> deeper than you imaging. Rob is right to ask how AOO might use that
> network to its advantage.

Even so, from all the FLOSS events I have attended to, in a span of 12
years of attending events. I only met 1 guy from apache. Not saying
that there weren't others, but from personal experience, I have met
more MySQL, Drupal, PHP and Asterisk guys than Apache or any of its

> However, I do think the general discussion should continue as Ian says
> later in the thread this is not an either/or thing.
> Ross

Alexandro Colorado
PPMC Apache OpenOffice

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