[Ambassadors] The fedora project and local forums

Sebastian Vahl ml at deadbabylon.de
Tue May 15 21:48:58 UTC 2007

Am Thu, 10 May 2007 14:53:25 +0530
schrieb Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org>:

> Sebastian Vahl wrote:
> > If they don't want to do this as a single contributor is there a
> > person they could talk to? And there may also be the problem with
> > different licenses.
> For websites, post to the websites list or talk to Thomas Chung or
> me. Mike for infrastructure. For formal documentation talk to Paul or 
> Karsten or to the docs list.


> > So one of them must join Fedora Marketing at his own? Or will Fedora
> > Marketing initiate a talk?
> Fedora marketing is not a formal body. It is just a lose collection
> of people in a list. You are part of that. Feel free to initiate a
> talk on behalf of marketing after deciding on what we need to tell
> these folks and perhaps translating it if they don't speak English.

Ok. Will think about that (after release of f7, I think atm).

> > Yes, of course. but not everybody can speak or write in english.
> Some folks who can should act as a gateway.

That's what I mean. :) But having some guidelines for this would make
their life easier, imho.

> > So the loal website administrators should join the website team at
> > their own?
> Yes. Is there a different way?

Only an invitation to them.

>   Or just a page that describes how local
> > forums can get more involved "at a whole forum", not as single
> > contributors.
> I am not sure how that would fork. We have large number of people in 
> such forums. What would they gain by say joining fedoraforum.org if
> they don't speak English. Do you have anything more specific in mind?

Not atm. But one thing could be that local ambassadors could get more
involved in the local forums and eg. ask for feedback and point to
local events.
It's hard to describe what's in my mind, but the thought behind this it
to also let the users feel they are involved. :)


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