[nycbug-talk] FW: Apple at BSD user group?
Thu Feb 19 16:37:07 EST 2004
On Thu, 19 Feb 2004 14:47:12 -0500
"G. Rosamond" <george at sddi.net> wrote:
> see below email from apple sales rep.
I would like to learn more about osx so this is good.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leslie M. Schwartz [mailto:leslies at apple.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2004 3:43 PM
> To: G. Rosamond
> Cc: Edward Eigerman; Patrick Dennard
> Subject: Apple at BSD user group?
> Hey George,
> We have put our collective minds together and come up with a tentative
> agenda to run by your members.
> BSD Unix Topics:
> 1. The History of Darwin
> 2. The structure of OS X
> 3. OS X and Unix
> 4. OS X Server as a platform
> 5. Xserve/Xserve RAID
> 6. 2 minute sales pitch
> The last section would be a short plea to try and get your members to
> think of us as a hardware platform when making recommendations to
> their respective organizations, very low key.
> Let me know what you think!
> Leslie M. Schwartz
> Apple Computer
> Sales Animal
> 917 885 9540
> leslies at Apple.com
> i am curious to hear what people's thoughts are on this.
> i have had multiple discussions with leslie, and have tried to make
> clear what the sentiment of nycbug members is, in terms of sales
> pitches, vendors, etc. i would reinforce that sentiment by saying we
> would only turn off members with sales pitches (including myself).
> the general technical level of nycbug members is quite high in my
> estimation, and have deep work experience, and have dealt with vendors
> for a long time.
> it's important to have a good relation with apple, IMHO, and looking
> at the history of osx would be an excellent meeting topic.
> maybe we could make this a saturday meeting, and have them bring some
> hardware for us to play with, as wes has mentioned.
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