[Ambassadors] Pictures from FOSDEM 2011
shnurapet at fedoraproject.org
Tue Feb 8 15:18:17 UTC 2011
08.02.2011, 22:11, "Jukka Palander" <jukka at devspain.com>:
> On Tue, 2011-02-08 at 14:51 +0100, Bert Desmet wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 2:19 PM, Nicu Buculei <nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro>;
>> On 02/08/2011 03:07 PM, Misha Shnurapet wrote:
>>> Awesome! If I happened to be there at the Fedora stand, man,
>> I'd make sure every visitor had a CD. :D
>> The visitors were taking the CDs like... hot cakes :) our
>> gave the discs until eventually we went out of stock... at the
>> end of
>> Sunday the table was practically empty. On this metric I think
>> it was a
>> what I don't totally understand is why
>> 1. people take so much media and swag (I mean, you could already
>> download F14 a long time ago)
>> 2. why not more people are interested in becoming a contributor
>> (although some were), especially at an event like FOSDEM, which is
>> geared towards talented open source people.
>> something to think about.
> Event was FOSDEM so people should already know what Linux (and Fedora)
> Therefore I think that at least half of the media was taken only because
> "people take everything what they can".
> Well, OK, maybe that's the way to make Fedora more known, but is it
> right we give away media which is (maybe) never ever going to be
Yes, it is. They may forget about the event, but the media stays, ready to be given a try anytime after. And some will try it. That's the purpose.
Misha Shnurapet, Fedora Project Contributor
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