[Ambassadors] Pictures from FOSDEM 2011

Misha Shnurapet 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>;
>>  wrote:
>>          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
>>          Ambassadors
>>          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
>>          success.
>>  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.
>>  cheers,
>>  Bert
> Agree.
> Event was FOSDEM so people should already know what Linux (and Fedora)
> is!
> 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
> installed?

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.

Best regards,
Misha Shnurapet, Fedora Project Contributor
shnurapet AT fedoraproject.org, GPG: 00217306

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