So how is this guy a representative of Linux in Ireland ???
That just dosen't make sense. I imagine it'll be a situation of M$ guy
playing down Linux and IBM guy saying that it's very important.
On 15 Feb 2001 18:46:31 +0000, Padraig Brady wrote:
> A very quick search on google showed the
> following timeline for Mr. J. Macri:
>> Someat in UK
> M$ head of general sales for Ireland
> M$ country manager elect for Ireland
>> Mark Fallon wrote:
>> > Donncha O Caoimh wrote:
> >> Hope this comes out as normal text, here's the reply I got from TV3.. A
> >> bit disappointing, but understandable considering the short notice. One
> >> question I do have, why didn't they do some research and look at
> >> http://www.linux.com, search for "Ireland" and/or find
> >> http://www.linux.ie/ some other way..
> >> Donncha.
> >> -----------------------------------------
> >> Donncha, Thanks for you email regarding the Linux item on Agenda. I can
> >> confirm that Linux will be an item for discussion on this Sunday's
> >> programme at 12 noon on TV3. We appreciate your offer of a
> >> representative from the Linux community in Ireland but we have already
> >> lined up Joe Macri from Microsoft and Adam Jollans from IBM to come onto
> >> the programme. If you have any further questions or comments please feel
> >> free to let us know. I hope you enjoy the programme on Sunday.Take
> >> care,Emerhttp://www.tv3.ie/prog_agenda_update.html> >>
> > Hi,
> > I heard them announce this week and cringed when the presenter from
> > Agenda mis-pronounced Linux. I did however find a bio on the IBM
> > guy.
> > Adam Jollans:
> > Adam Jollans is managing the European marketing campaigns for IBM
> > Software on
> > Linux. He joined IBM in 1984, and since then has worked in a range of
> > technical,
> > sales and marketing roles - most of them associated with PC and small
> > systems
> > hardware and software.During his time at IBM he has worked with a
> > leading UK Bank
> > on designing and implementing their distributed branch information
> > system. He also
> > spent two years on assignment to IBM development in the United States
> > working on
> > advanced operating systems. He graduated from the University of
> > Cambridge, England in
> > 1980 with a degree in Computer Science, and is a Chartered Engineer and
> > a Member of
> > the British Computer Society. He was co-editor of "OS/2 2.11 Power
> > Techniques",
> > published by QUE, and has also authored IBM "Redbooks" and white papers
> > on PC
> > hardware and software.
> > Regards,
> > Mark
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