[svlug] Rev OS report?

Marc MERLIN marc_news at merlins.org
Mon Aug 26 01:09:18 PDT 2002

On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 12:38:25AM -0700, Ian Kluft wrote:
> I talked with some people who left the previous showing of Revolution OS
> before ours.  They had some strange idea they were going to "miss the crowd".
> (What crowd? :-)  They said there were 6 people in the theater for their
> showing.  We doubled that for ours.
Tnat's a bit disappointing  considering I have a list of  30 people who said
they'd  go  to the  movie. Hopefully  they  went/are  going to  a  different
> I have a bit of a concern whether the Camera Cinemas is going to make
> money if the audiences remain small.  I hope they did well when it opened
> on Friday.
Yeah, same here. I guess we'll have to ask JTS at the end of the week.
> (Every time Marc was on the screen we looked around and said, "Where is
> he anyway?" since he missed the showing that he organized. :-)
Yeah, don't rub it in :-)
(I hadn't really planed for what happened today, and I could have done
without it. Oh well...)

> Considering the director/producer was from outside the Open Source
> community before he made the film, I think I can give him wide latitude
> on that.  For the info he had and for most of his audience, I think
> he did a fine job of presenting the high-level story of what happenned.
I agree. He did a good job considering that he learned about all this while
doing the movie.
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