[ubuntu-uk] Fwd: [Wolves] BBC Technology poll - vote now :-)

Darren Mansell darren at vcoc.co.uk
Sun Oct 28 09:52:59 GMT 2007


Kris Douglas wrote:
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *Mark Harrison* <Mark at yourpropertyexpert.com 
> <mailto:Mark at yourpropertyexpert.com>>
> Date: 26 Oct 2007 08:59
> Subject: [Wolves] BBC Technology poll - vote now :-)
> To: Wolverhampton Linux User Group <wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk 
> <mailto:wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk>>
>
> Just a quick note. For about the first time, the BBC have included Linux
> as an option in one of their polls, so we're quickly trying to get
> people to vote for it, thus demonstrating to them that Linux is
> something they should be taking more seriously.
>
> The poll is on http://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/
>
> And reads:
>
> =========
>
> VOTE
> Will you be buying Leopard?
> *Yes - I need new spots*
> *No - I'm happy with Tiger*
> *No - Linux is my OS of choice*
> *No - I'm a Windows user
>
> =========
>
> *Some people over on the Ubuntu-UK list noted that when the poll first
> appeared, the Linux option was missing, but was added within minutes!
>
> M.
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> -- 
> Kris Douglas
>       Softdel Limited Hosting Services
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Woo-hoo 13.2% for Linux now :) 44,500 votes cast. Less than 1% share my ass.

I'm actually making it a point now to browse to the BBC site once a day 
to register another Linux user on their web stats. It doesn't take much 
to make a line chart look impressive.



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