[libre-riscv-dev] publish crowdsupply update ourselves
programmerjake at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 03:06:40 BST 2020
On Thu, Jun 4, 2020, 18:54 Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net>
> On Friday, June 5, 2020, Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com> wrote:
> > since crowdsupply is taking such a long time (about 3mo, I think), I
> > we should just publish the last update ourselves, otherwise it will be
> > out of date by the time it's finally published.
> > We should probably also set up an announcements mailing list such that we
> > can just email everyone on it, and, since we control it, we won't have to
> > wait for crowdsupply or someone else.
> > What do the rest of you think?
> they reach far more people, with a much greater impact.
> it is a very exclusive platform.
> to build the same mailing list with the same reach would require us to hire
> and create a marketing and PR team.
Ok, yeah, that's pretty impractical.
> even large well established innovative companies do not do that.
> what do they do?
> use a crowdfunding platform.
> i feel it is worth continuing to be patient with them, given the longterm
> support they've shown for so many years.
Yeah, ok. though we should at least send them another reminder email.
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