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

Greg DeKoenigsberg gdk at
Thu Jun 23 05:49:59 UTC 2005

On Wed, 22 Jun 2005, Jeff Spaleta wrote:

> I really don't think fedora's problem right now is making sure we have
> an influx of users. I'm pretty confident in the download numbers and
> the mirror activity and the fedora-list and fedoraforumindicate the
> fedora userbase has reached a critical mass.


> I personally think getting a livecd out into the hands of potential
> users is the best way forward to generate "attention interest and
> desire"  I think the website should focus on how to take "action".  A
> website that tries to inspire interest.. runs the very real risk of
> misleading users. A livecd they can try out.. doesn't make promises it
> can't live up to.



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