Attention / Interest / Desire / Action,, or why marketing 'the Fedora project' is a bad idea.

Mike MacCana mikem at
Sat Jun 18 12:39:03 UTC 2005

Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> Hi
>> Really? You think more people want to contribute to Fedora than to 
>> use it?
> is currently  focussed towards end users

Let's look at the opening line of

"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 is currently focused towards 
end users?


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