[BSDCert] What's missing?
sgeorge.ml at gmail.com
Mon Aug 1 01:38:21 EDT 2005
On 8/1/05, Jim Brown <jpb at sixshooter.v6.thrupoint.net> wrote:
> * Evan Leibovitch <evan at telly.org> [2005-07-31 01:24]:
> > Yes, this could be derided as crass "marketing". But I personally
> > believe strongly that the philosophy of "if you build it they will come"
> > is not, and never will be, sufficient to drive the success of a cert.
> BSD isn't afraid of marketing. And this group isn't afraid of an initial
And thanks Evan for all the inputs from your practical experience :-)
>That's a risk for any organization. It will take a lot of
> hard work to make it succeed. I personally think there's a lot of
> untapped energy in the BSD community to make this effort succeed.
Yes I beleive there is and what lacked was leadership and some sort of
cordination in this aspect. As a matter of fact the firm I work for
was planning to start some thing on these lines then bsdcertification
emerged and we chose to go wit them :-)
I think if the certification process is built on credibility then it
will stand any test even if it takes a little while for the Corporates
like Yahoo to acknowledge it
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