[haiku] Re: Ideas for a marketing push!

  • From: Brian Hague <alphaseinor@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2011 22:55:25 -0600

My point exactly, the argiment is we need developers, but somehow targeting
the small shops is taboo... Reminds me of the old beos days... Give it
away, but only if you sell hundreds of thousands of computers

we need to stop putting the cart before the horse... We wont get Dell
anytime soon...
On Nov 9, 2011 10:51 PM, "Jerry Babione" <jerry.babione@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 11/10/11, Brian Hague <alphaseinor@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > How much are these small shop spending on windows licenses?
> >
> > maybe this is a licensing issue?
> >
> Brian,
> You can figure that each (Bulk License) of Vista cost me $119.00 and
> Windows 7 cost $169.00 (because I'm still a microsoft partner).  I
> wouldn't use them at all if Haiku was ready for primne time. ( I think
> we could charge a resonable stipen ).  As posted earlier I shipped 80
> PC's to Disabled and Terminally Ill people last year via.
> http://www.jpfolks2.com. I'll do more than that this year, God willing
> and the creek don't rise. The point is I've shipped MS, Open Solaris,
> and Ubunto OS's to 690 people in the past 5 years out of my tiny
> organization.  That could have been using Haiku.
> --
> Jerry Babione
> Founder-Just Plain Folks Org. Inc.

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