[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu - Wrong Direction?

Gareth France gareth.france at gmail.com
Fri Dec 2 23:02:43 UTC 2011


That's the only bit I need really though. Permission to use the logo
alongside my own marketing material so that people recognise I'm offering
more than windows support.

On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 10:51 PM, Paul Tansom <paul at aptanet.com> wrote:

> ** Gareth France <gareth.france at gmail.com> [2011-12-02 12:35]:
> > I have also now applied to the partner program. My problem has been that
> I
> > can't even find someone in Canonical to tell me what I should be doing or
> > applying to. 2 email pasted below.
> ** end quote [Gareth France]
>
> I applied for the partner program a year or so back and got firmly told to
> go
> away and try the market place which wasn't even close to what I was after
> or
> described in my application. The market place is very much just somewhere
> to
> advertise to people who already have an interest in Ubuntu. The impression
> I
> got was that I was too small, as a one person company, to be worth
> bothering
> about. As a result, although I continue to use Ubuntu as well as Debian, I
> generally don't push the branding as I'm not in a position to feel
> comfortable
> claiming to be a Ubuntu reseller or support provider. I did get the feeling
> that by providing support rather than simply shifting boxes in quantity and
> reselling Canonical support I was to some extent stepping on their toes!
> Having
> seen the reference to the trademark license I may try that as getting me
> half
> way towards what I was looking for.
>
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