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osOpinion: Promoting Linux and Open Source Applications

May 18, 2000, 07:44 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Geoff Lane)

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"Recently a co-worker received a mail shot from IBM; the mail shot topic wasn't very interesting but one item within the envelope was fascinating, a CDROM business card. Then a couple of months ago I went to a presentation by Sun and was given a copy of all the slides and other information presented on a CDROM business card. Essentially the cards are a CDROM cut down into the size and shape of a business card and holding about 50Mbytes of data...."

"Next time you go to a Linux show or local meeting you could hand out the CDROM business cards to anyone who expresses an interest in your work; and as the IBM example showed, you can slip one into a normal sized envelope without worrying about extra postage."

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