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Re: [Fsfe-uk] Stephen Fry on Asus Eee

From: MJ Ray
Subject: Re: [Fsfe-uk] Stephen Fry on Asus Eee
Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2008 09:00:34 +0000
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"Andrew Williams" <address@hidden> wrote: [...]
> Sounds very Mr T. and the World Of Warcraft adverts. Do we really need
> celebrity endorsements to improve the visibility of FOSS? How many
> people out there actually go "Wow, Stephen Fry uses it so it must be
> good!"?

We don't need celebrity endorsements, but they're a cheap stunt which
probably would improve the visibility.  I doubt many people would use
it because of the endorsement, but it would keep it in their minds.

Anyway, almost as good as namesake endorsements:-
> e: address@hidden
> Andrew Williams
but I guess that gets boring quick.

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