[IAEP] the SoaS term (was: Press release flurry planning...)

Sean DALY sdaly.be at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 10:51:05 EDT 2009

Yes James I agree

Are you on the marketing list? We've been working on the press release
draft since last night (deadline is this afternoon EDT)



On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 4:40 PM, James Simmons<jim.simmons at walgreens.com> wrote:
> When trying to sell something (or give something away that people aren't
> familiar with) the simpler the story you have to tell the better.  If I
> was telling this story I'd have the first reference to SoaS in and press
> release or whatever be:
> "Sugar on a Stick from Sugar Labs"
> After the first reference you can call it Sugar on a Stick or SoaS.
> Don't mention Fedora, or Linux, or Open Source, or Free Software or give
> it a cute code name, or mention that there are other ways of getting
> Sugar on a Stick.  The kids will learn about all these things in time,
> but first we have to sell it to their parents and their teachers.  What
> we consider freedom they consider being disorganized.
> James Simmons
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