[Haifux] Let's face it! (was W2L discussion)

Rafi Gordon rafigordon at gmail.com
Fri Sep 5 07:53:39 IDT 2008


Hi,
  How about starting a Facebook entry for Haifux as
a  (free and widespread and modern) channel of advertisement ?

Herzelinux has it , and it seems a good idea of Gilad Ben Yossef.

see:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Herzliya-Israel/Herzelinux/10832254949

Regards,
RG


On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 4:03 PM, Eli Billauer <eli at billauer.co.il> wrote:
> Orr Dunkelman wrote:
>
>> If this is of any interest, please raise your hands
> Doesn't look like there are too many hands to count. And I'm not so
> surprised. I see the decline in W2L activities (instaparties in
> particular) as a natural response to Linux becoming a mainstream issue.
> It's not a secret thing anymore, but rather something any serious CS
> student is "welcomed to" during his or her studies.
>
> What we need, is to catch those who have tried Linux, liked it, and have
> no idea that there is some activity in the Technion. I've said this
> before, and I say it again: We need simple and recurrent advertising.
>
> We need a constant slot on the Technion's billboards, electronic or
> non-electronic. Maybe we could put an invitation as a wallpaper of the
> Linux computers in the CS farm? In particular, the one which appears
> before logging in? My hunch is that all we need to do is to ask.
>
> So, will anybody who studies in the Technion volunteer to spare some
> minutes to talk with whoever has the authority to advertise a message
> saying "Liked Linux? www.haifux.org" or something like that? Someone?
>
> (And I didn't mention Haifa University, because that could be taken as a
> personal hint ;)
>
>    Eli
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