Policy DevCenter: The Reality of Advocacy
Jan 02, 2006, 21:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jono Bacon)
[ Thanks to Jono
Bacon for this link. ]
"Advocacy is a funny old game. Although it seems a loose and
inexact science, developing as an advocate demands a range of
communicative, philosophical and technical skills. Advocacy is not
just about the message, but it is about the tone, colour and
dynamics of the communication.
"As a professional advocate of Open Source, I get email asking
about how to advocate efficiently and with a high degree of
success. Most of these emails come from enthusiastic members of our
community, and ask for hints and tips about advocating well..."