Patrick Barnes nman64 at n-man.com
Mon Jun 6 00:46:05 UTC 2005

seth vidal wrote:

>On Sun, 2005-06-05 at 03:39 -0500, Patrick Barnes wrote:
>>I have been looking over the many Fedora-related sites and gathering
>>information about what is out there and how it is organized.  I have
>>been trying to determine what really needs improvement and how that
>>improvement can be achieved.  I had some thoughts relating to
>>http://fedoraproject.org and posted them to fedora-docs-list, and it was
>>suggested that I send them here (fedora-marketing-list) instead.  I have
>>also sent this message to Seth Vidal.  Below is an excerpt from my
>>original post:
>>I'm not sure how many people actually use this base URL, but it needs
>>some loving.
>>One idea that I had is that this URL could redirect to
>>http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/ and that the Wiki's front page could
>>feature all of the existing links, with a brief description.  This would
>>allow easier maintenance, and would automagically make the page more
>>With Red Hat announcing the creation of The Fedora Foundation, it seems
>>like Fedora's information will eventually move away from
>>fedora.redhat.com to its own domain.  I don't know if this would be
>>fedoraproject.org or something entirely different.  If the migration is
>>to fedoraproject.org, then my above suggestion would not create any
>>problems.  Simply removing the redirect and dropping content similar to
>>fedora.redhat.com would be acceptable.  The Wiki and the rest of the
>>fedoraproject.org hierarchy would not conflict with the content
>>currently at fedora.redhat.com, and links could be added to whatever
>>main page is at the base URL to direct people to the current
>>fedoraproject.org content.  If anyone needs any clarification on my
>>thinking, drop me a line.
>Here's what I think:
> I agree with you about the fedoraproject.org page needing to be more
>  Put together a prototype for the front page. I think doing it all
>exclusively in the wiki will result in a fairly ugly webpage but I'm
>open to give it a try.
>Set yourself up a wiki account, I'll give you privs to change a page and
>you make a 'newfrontpage' page and we'll work from there to see if it
>It's a good place to start and if it all looks well I'll do the leg work
>to turn it into  the main page.
>sound cool?

Sounds good to me.  My wiki account is PatrickBarnes.

Patrick "The N-Man" Barnes
nman64 at n-man.com


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