On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 9:03 AM, Matthew Miller <mattdm(a)fedoraproject.org> wrote:
On Mon, Jan 09, 2017 at 07:53:35AM -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > I believe the council should, with community input, set some themes for
> > each Flock. These themes are not absolutes, but instead should be one
> > of the many factors considered when looking at programming submissions.
> > This way we can also help keep Flock focused on doing.
> We did this last year. It didn't really pan out well. Whether that's
> because of the themes that were set or something else, I have no idea.
For whatever reason, we basically got those themes by accident. I
No we didn't. Come on, that's trying to hand-wave away the lack of
buy-in we got on the themes.
suggested some examples that fit the style of theme that I wanted
(thinking about impact on the project or the community, rather than
technology-centric tracks), and no one else had any other ones, so
that's what we got. (I mean, I don't think my suggestions were bad per
se, but we probably good have done better with more input.)
They weren't bad. They were tied to existing Objectives. People just
didn't go with it. We did exactly what Brian is proposing and it
failed. We need to figure out why, not just do it again and hope it