Bryan Dumm bdumm at
Tue Sep 5 00:34:03 PDT 2000

On Tue, 05 Sep 2000, you wrote:
> "How do we attract more developers?"
> Well, I'm really sorry for having been so silent on the LFS/ALFS mailing
> lists for the past two months. And I'm really sorry that VA didn't get its
> act together sooner to hire Gerard. Our loss, I'm afraid. But he's being
> paid to work on LFS, and that's the main thing. Anway, what with the
> preparation and launch at LinuxWorld of both OSDN and BTOS, folks at VA
> have been completely swamped, me included.

> So I guess I have a couple things to say about attracting more developers.
> First of all, the general concept here is tremendously appealing. We've
> gotten a great reception from developers, press, and investors to the
> whole BTOS approach. I think if you get the word out about ALFS through
> places like SourceForge and Freshmeat, you'll have a similarly positive
> reaction.

> Hoping to be more engaged and involved now.

Woohoo, I vote for Mark to be the PR person. Unless there are
some lurkers out there whom I haven't read yet, I think Mark is 
by far the most experienced for PR..... 

How about it Mark? :)


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