[Scribus] Linux Format UK LGM 2006 Review

Nicholas Vettese nvettese
Tue Jul 11 15:15:53 CEST 2006

I use Open Source Software wherever possible, and I use it because it is 
perfect for my needs.  It just seems that there has been a big push for 
Desktop Linux, and FOSS Products in particular.  I just thought that there 
may be some benefit to teaming up with other FOSS Products to put forth 
their masterpieces to a bigger crowd.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tino Schwarze" <scribus.lists at tisc.de>
To: <scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de>
Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 9:09 AM
Subject: Re: [Scribus] Linux Format UK LGM 2006 Review

> On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 08:56:44AM -0400, Nicholas Vettese wrote:
>> When the paperwork goes through for the non-profit, will you start
>> advertising your program?  If you wanted to go that route, you could
>> probably work with Inkscape and The Gimp to promote your products at 1/3 
>> the
>> cost.
> I don't think that OSS needs advertising at all. In my opinion this money
> should better be spent on developers (paying someone full-time,
> sponsoring meetings etc.)
> After all it's not about competing with someone but about creating
> something really useful. I don't care whether some graphics artist uses
> Adobe products. I care about a cool program to get my stuff done. And I
> like the possibility of telling people: "You don't need an illegal
> copy of xyz, use this free program instead."
> Bye,
> Tino.
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