Attention, Interest, Decision, Action
mattfrye at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 13:58:45 UTC 2005
On 6/27/05, Jeremy Hogan <jeremy.hogan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Note the mild subject adjustment, uttered most notable by Alec Baldwin
> in Glengarry Glen Ross.
Another GGR reference seems appropriate... "It takes brass...to sell...."
> If Fedora definition were to stretch from "proving ground for Red Hat"...
Should be played down if we want the community to feel the Fedora love.
> ...to "proving ground for Linux Innovation"...
Played up for the same effect.
> 4) So what?
The most powerful of questions, but can we answer it? What's the
value of Fedora to the user/developer/etc? What consideration does
that crowd get? Are we interested in providing any consideration
beyond, "You can see our code, and that's inherently awesome, although
admittedly not vertical in any way."
> Recruit active participants, but you should be open as many interested onlookers as
+1. Yes, recruit active participants, but make it accessible. No
more RTFM, self-righteous bullsh*t.
> -use PRWeb or a similar free service regularly (not feature releases,
> more like "Fedora guy writes free book in native language" type stuff,
We need to go one step further. Encourage it. Bounty for it. S*wag
for it. Recognition, not simply promotion.
> -press contacts (invite a NewsForge editor to an exclusive at FudCON,
> send the LiveCD out for reviewers
I'm on the ed board at LinuxWorld. How can I be of service to Fedora?
> there's only so much of our collective navel the world needs to gaze
> into, give the project a broader context)
It's called Revolution OS, and I already saw it.
> -a media kit (zip file of the logo, the About statement, and ONE sheet
> giving the FAQ and spiel, contact info for one/two people at the most
> to follow up with)
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