[Ambassadors] EMEA media production for F14
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Wed Sep 29 19:37:45 UTC 2010
On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 10:13 PM, Christoph Wickert
<christoph.wickert at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi fellow ambassadors in the EMEA region,
> it's time to think about the media production for F14, in fact, we are
> already late. The deadline for telling the design team which sleeves to
> produce was on Monday.
> Some observations from the F13 cycle:
> * We produced more money than ever before (6000 in total)
> * We already distributed nearly all media. ATM all events in the
> wiki for Q3 already received the media they need.
> * We managed to ship (300 to Kenya, 200 to Nigeria, 300 to Benin,
> 100 to Mauritius)
> * We did spins (Xfce and LXDE) for the first time. We'll have to
> revisit if they were a success.
> * Shipping to anchor points in several countries for for further
> distribution seems efficient, but having more than one anchor
> seems inefficient: When we are running out of media, one has
> only GNOME while the other has KDE and the next has Install
> Open questions:
> 1. How much money can we spend? I opened a ticket in FAMSCO's trac
> and they will discuss my request in the next meeting. For F13 we
> had 4600 US$ + 1000US$ for Africa = 5600 US$ in total, but I
> don't think we've spent it all. Sascha, what was the exact
> 2. Should we reserve a special amount of media for Africa again?
> (IMHO yes)
> 3. Given that we have the same budget as in the F13 cycle, should
> we go with the same numbers again?
> 4. Should we do LXDE and Xfce again? ATM we have a lot of Xfce left
> but only very little LXDE. Small batches are more expensive.
> 5. Should we revisit the media process again? For the future, we
> should start earlier, thus I suggest to align the process with
> the Alpha and Beta releases as already proposed in .
> 6. How can we speed up the process in order to have media already
> for release events?
> 7. Can we optimize the media distribution? Although I like the
> concept of anchor points in different countries/regions, we IMHO
> need one (!) master distributor that has a large pool of media
> to make sure all different media are available. This person
> needs to be able to pay with one of the new Red Hat debit cards
> because his shipping costs will be to high.
> I would like to discuss these questions in the ambassadors meeting,
> 22:00 UTC in #fedora-meeting (less than an hour from now).
Thanks Christoph for bringing this up, consolidated and firm..
I will make sure to rise those questions on todays meeting.
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