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Re: Marketing of Subversion

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-03-30 02:57:50 CEST

Bob Jenkins wrote:
> One example of the need for some maturation (in my opinion) is the link in
> the left navigation to "Testimonials", which takes you to a page intended
> to
> help people "persuade" their organization to try Subversion. The linked
> page
> itself is entitled "Subversion Propoganda" (
> http://subversion.tigris.org/propaganda.html) rather than "Subversion
> Testimonials". Propoganda may have been an appropriate term before
> Subversion
> 1.0 and even a few months afterward, but I think that Subversion's solid
> and
> growing position as a version control tool renders that concept obsolete.
> I
> also think that propoganda leaves the wrong impression for some, and I
> would
> like to suggest that "Testimonials" be used as a consistency with the link
> itself. I realize that the page also contains a listing of open source
> projects known to use Subversion, but I think that fits the broad category
> of
> testimonials as well.

A good point. Website changed.


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