Re: What do SMEs and consultants want from the debian project?
>>>>> "MJ" == MJ Ray <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
MJ> Dear fellow consultants,
MJ> You may have noticed in the bits from the GPL for January 2012
MJ> that a debian-companies list is being created for large
MJ> I've suggested to the Debian Project Leader that Small and
MJ> Medium Enterprises outnumber large companies by 99 to 1 and that
MJ> SMEs probably inform debian consultants of their problems,
MJ> rather than approaching the DPL directly. Do you think that's
MJ> If so, I've three key questions for you:
MJ> 1. what prevents SMEs from using debian more?
1) Fear of being fired for not having bought "IBM"
I note that IBM doesn't sell Debian/Ubuntu, even if they sell GNU/Linux.
2) Lack of availability of low-cost Debian aware consultants, who have
access to "big guns" when they get into trouble.
MJ> 3. who's reading this list these days?
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