Attention / Interest / Desire / Action, getfedora.org, or why marketing 'the Fedora project' is a bad idea.
sundaram at redhat.com
Sat Jun 18 12:42:56 UTC 2005
Mike MacCana wrote:
> 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 end users?
It is but it just assumes a different level of expertise than a person
who doesnt know about computers and operating systems. If you are
willing to work on improving that, a prototype design similar to the one
proposed for fedoraproject.org would be useful
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