Attention / Interest / Desire / Action, getfedora.org, or why marketing 'the Fedora project' is a bad idea.
mikem at cyber.com.au
Sat Jun 18 12:39:03 UTC 2005
Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Really? You think more people want to contribute to Fedora than to
>> use it?
> http://fedora.redhat.com is currently focussed towards end users
Let's look at the opening line of fedora.redhat.com:
"The Fedora Project is an open source project sponsored by Red Hat and
supported by the Fedora community. It is also a proving ground for new
technology that may eventually make its way into Red Hat products. It is
not a supported product of Red Hat, Inc."
So far readers don't know:
- That Fedora is a Linux distro, or an Operating System
- Why it's good
- Where to get it
- Where to get help for it
They do know:
- That its Open Source
- That stuff in it may end up in RHEL
- That it is not supported by Red Hat
Given this, are yous sure fedora.redhat.com is currently focused towards
More information about the marketing