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

seth vidal skvidal at
Sat Jun 18 12:43:01 UTC 2005

> "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?

Pretty positive that we can't change the front page of
w/o an act of law. :)

The front page is off limits w/o approval from 7 of 9 rings of red hat's
internal hell.


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