[OSGeo-Discuss] GeoConnexions column -- see your name in print!

Michael P. Gerlek mpg at lizardtech.com
Fri Jan 23 17:11:16 PST 2009

In order to estimate a cost, the magazine people need to know (exactly) how much each insert (DVD + sleeve?) weighs.  Anyone with a good scale?


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From: discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org [mailto:discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org] On Behalf Of Cameron Shorter
Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2009 6:30 PM
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Subject: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] GeoConnexions column -- see your name in print!

A LiveDVD already exists! It was handed out at the FOSS4G 2008 booth, 
and we have handed it out at a few Australian conferences.

Also, every delegate at FOSS4G 2009 will be given a LiveDVD.

Details about the DVD are at: 

Paulo 'Pmarc' Marcondes wrote:
> 2009/1/22 Cameron Shorter <cameron.shorter at gmail.com>:
>> Michael,
>> Writing about the LiveDVD would be good, it might encourage 1/100 readers to
>> download the DVD and try it.
>> Actually including the LiveDVD in the magazine would be a huge bonus for
>> OSGeo. Every second reader would try the DVD out, and I'd expect high uptake
>> from readers of Open Source from this experience.
> Cameron,
> having a propper printed DVDs (or CDs for that matter) would be a huge bonus,
> and quite a marketing effort. Think 'conference handouts'.

Cameron Shorter
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