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Subject: Re: Open source software for Archos Petition - please sign
From: David McIntyre (plugh_at_mudbarn.com)
Date: 2003-11-23


I've tried getting this info. They couldn't understand my e-mail. Does anyone
know the native language of the developers and want to send them the same thing
I sent a while back? It's in the email archive.

On Sun, Nov 23, 2003 at 03:24:40PM +0000, BlueChip wrote:
> I am sure that 1834 emails to SlashDot and TheRegister would have far more
> of an impact that 238 names on a web page.
> If you want to speak to Archos, the FIRST thing you need to find out is WHY
> this policy is in place. Unless you understand THEIR point of view,
> positive negotiations are likely to be impossible.
>
> At 15:57 23/11/03 +0100, you wrote:
> >is it really like you say?
> >i have no real experience concerning online petititions, but at least i
> >find them useful:
> >you can see, how many people share your opinion and are willing to sign
> >with their name for that opinion.
> >i already wrote a mail to archos and didn`t even get a reply - what should
> >i do about it?
> >if there are 1834(or whatever number) people writing the SAME letter and
> >also get no reply, i think
> >this is another dimension. e.g. it could attract attention to the
> >press/media.
> >think if this got slashdotted.....
> >
> >regards
> >roland
> >
> >
> >
> >> --- roland <for_spam_at_gmx.de> wrote:
> >> > I wondered that there was no thread regarding this on the list.
> >>
> >> maybe it's because online petitions never actually accomplish anything?
> >>
> >> -scott
> >>
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