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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Transition of the subscribers to announce MLs
Date Mon, 01 Dec 2003 18:31:41 GMT
At 12:02 PM 12/1/2003, Bill Stoddard wrote:
>William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>>At 07:00 AM 12/1/2003, Tetsuya Kitahata wrote:
>>>*Maybe* resulted from good marketing effort :-)
>>BTW - realize that Apache is not only not-for-profit, but is a charitable
>>organization.  Some folks might not be comfortable with the phrase
>>'marketing' although it certainly applies.
>>If you want to avoid offense, a much better term for your efforts (and
>>more recognizable in the western open-source world) is evangelism.
>How 'bout 'advocacy'? 'Evangelism' carries some baggage of its own here in the U.S of

You are right... Advocacy is a much better phrase to describe championing
a project...

Evangelism is better applied to the debate of GNU v.s. BSD licenses, since
it sort of implies a faith in some underlying principal that folks may not see
eyeball to eyeball on.


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