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Old 07-03-2005, 05:13 AM   #1
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NewsForge: The Facts Behind the "Get the Facts" Ad Campaign


http://os.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=05/06/23/2027229

Another article debunking the "Get the Facts" campaign.
 
Old 07-03-2005, 11:20 AM   #2
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I was annoyed when those GtF banners started to show in various places, but now I just ignore them (easy done with Adblock ;). They may be making more people afraid of migrating from Windows. But since I no longer see expansion as the primary goal for Linux or Open Source, I don't care. The only downside would be that if we don't grow, we may not get support from vendors, writing drivers for us. This is the only reason to grow that I care about: getting more support.

Besides, if people are dumb enough to believe what Microsoft says they may not be smart enough to use Linux anyway. :P

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