[fedora-india] Ambassadors in India

Ankur Sinha sanjay.ankur at gmail.com
Mon May 10 06:41:46 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-05-10 at 11:50 +0530, Siddhesh Poyarekar wrote:
> On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 10:22 AM, Ashwin <ashwin.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > As a user I started with Redhat 6.0 in the year 2000, presently I use
> > both Fedora 12 and 13 (beta as of now).
> >
> > After having spent a lot of time over the years, in spreading the usage
> > of Linux and advocating Free and Open Source Software (but not exactly
> > by way of holding seminars or presentations) more by the way of
> > innovating the application solutions and hand holding and spoon feeding
> > the converts to LINUX, I simply state, keep the ambassadors program as
> > it is.
> >
> > Keep it maintained, by listing people as inactive based on pre-defined
> > time lines (reminder emails to renew the active status etc.)
> What is the point of maintaining inactive ambassadors in the list? It
> is a different thing to keep ambassadors who were active once and are
> not as involved now, and a completely different thing for those who
> sign up as ambassadors and just don't do anything about it.
> > If you really want some yardstick to measure performance of an
> > ambassador, then build some monetary / cash rewards and incentives into
> > the program.
> >
> Why? How would cash rewards serve as a yardstick? If you mean cash
> rewards as a means of encouraging volunteers then you're completely
> missing the point -- it is called "volunteering" for a reason.


Lets not waste time on discussing this topic. The concerned people will
handle it in a way they seem fit. 



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