Response to "Getting Fedora Out of the If-Then Loop"

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at
Fri Feb 19 23:00:09 UTC 2010

On Fri, 19 Feb 2010, Jesse Keating wrote:

> On Fri, 2010-02-19 at 16:34 -0600, Mike McGrath wrote:
> > On Fri, 19 Feb 2010, Robyn Bergeron wrote:
> > >
> > >  * Little support by marketing: Was there ever done any marketing for the spins?
> > >
> >
> > What marketing was done for the desktop spin?
> I think this is causing some confusion.
> Desktop wasn't supposed to be a "spin".  Desktop is a live version of
> part of what was on the DVD set.  KDE is the same thing, a live version
> of some of what was on the DVD set.  They are not things /different/
> from the DVD set, which is what the Spins are.  Somewhere along the way
> "spin" got slapped onto anything that was live media, which I don't
> think is right.

Still, how was it treated any differently from the other spins?  Did we
get magazine ads?  Did we talk specifically about it in interviews?  Did
we purchase web ads?  Aside from our workflow on the get.fp.o page, what
marketing plan did we have?


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