[OSGeo-Discuss] [Marketing] Proprietary GIS on our OSGeo website

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Thu Sep 21 01:27:07 PDT 2017

On 21 September 2017 at 10:15, Sandro Santilli <strk at kbt.io> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 08:33:05PM -0700, Jody Garnett wrote:
>> How much of your initial concern was providing a link? Or is it just
>> displaying the name (switching to MapInfo for the example here). It would
>> be kind of nice if the it behaved like a keyword, and linked to the project
>> page short listing all the projects that one can migrate to from MapInfo.
> It's different degrees of annoyance. I guess a brand-less and
> link-less list of names of proprietary products would not be too
> "offensive" for me (assuming spam filtering lets it pass) but I'd
> still prefer an hidden keyword. Something that you never see written
> but is recognized by the search engine to give you back a similar
> software: you search for <proprietary> you get <free>.
> The "like Photoshop, only better" motto I like even when it contains
> the name because it explicitly bashes it :)

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Sandro, I'm glad you can cope with a name or two, I guess.

Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net

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