Marketing ideas -- I have to strongly _disagree_ with 99% of this ...

Clair fedora at
Sat Apr 22 16:23:17 UTC 2006

On Saturday 22 April 2006 17:14, Jasper O'neal Hartline wrote:
> Clair wrote:
> >If it was spying, they'd be wearing black clothes and jumping in through
> > the ceiling :)
> >
> >But seriously, an ambassador went along to an install party to see "how
> > they did it", so that Fedora ones can take any good ideas from it.
> >
> >No harm in that, is there?
> No harm in it at all in my opinion if learning is at the personal level.
> However as a Fedora Ambassador, it isn't the Ambassador project's
> main goal or a top priority for Ambassadors to spy on other OSS project's
> install parties.
> If learning was at the personal level that is fine, however no one can play
> that card in this instance because the frame of mind and wording of the
> mail was not such of learning at the personal level to become a better
> Fedora Ambassador.

I understand this is how you have read the mail in question, and I'm not 
questioning that, however it isn't any kind of priority or goal, and I'm 
sorry you feel this way. However, let me assure you that I have never been to 
an install party, Fedora or otherwise, in my life, and I couldn't care less 
what other linux distros do :)

> That is what I read, this is now what I think. I am a good english speaker
> and I know you aren't about to tell me I am the only one in a few
> hundred billion
> possible readers on this list to have thought this.

I didn't know the internet went outside the galaxy... ;)


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