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Re: Selling management on Cygwin
- From: Andrew Schulman <schulman dot andrew at epamail dot epa dot gov>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 14 May 2009 09:27:42 -0400
- Subject: Re: Selling management on Cygwin
- References: <87D274A4-AFFA-4304-91C0-75DA346D9DCF@pobox.com>
> If someone could help, perhaps by briefly explaining what it is
> they're worried about, and why they needn't be, I would greatly
> appreciate it.
I have no idea what your management will be worried about, but I suggest
that you explain to them how much more productive it makes you at your job,
and that the dollar cost to them is zero. That's how I sold it to my
No one here asked me whether it was safe to install open source software,
but if they had I was ready to explain that it's a well established and
stable product, I've been using it and contributing to it for many years,
and have never had a problem with it.
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