Date: prev next · Thread: first prev next last


On Wednesday, January 22, 2014, Charles-H. Schulz <
charles.schulz@documentfoundation.org> wrote:


... if anything, we should do
ten times more marketing, and less facts. We are getting bored to hell
with facts. People don't care about facts; they want something fun they
can use and understand as fast as possible. They also want to be part
of something, like a community, and they want meaning. Facts in place
of marketing could kill Free Software, I could swear it.


Perhaps so, but IMO the vast majority of our users and potential users have
no interest in "community" or "meaning" or even "fun" -- they just want a
great product that does what they want or need to do, and therefore they
want facts.

Obviously we see the world of software quite differently. (This may well be
a generational thing, at least partly.) Your emphasis is on the production
side; my interest and emphasis is on the consumption (user) side.

--Jean

-- 
To unsubscribe e-mail to: projects+unsubscribe@global.libreoffice.org
Problems? http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/how-to-unsubscribe/
Posting guidelines + more: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette
List archive: http://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/projects/
All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted

Context


Privacy Policy | Impressum (Legal Info) | Copyright information: Unless otherwise specified, all text and images on this website are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. This does not include the source code of LibreOffice, which is licensed under the Mozilla Public License (MPLv2). "LibreOffice" and "The Document Foundation" are registered trademarks of their corresponding registered owners or are in actual use as trademarks in one or more countries. Their respective logos and icons are also subject to international copyright laws. Use thereof is explained in our trademark policy.