[Fedora-marketing-list] Fedora seeks women developers

Máirín Duffy duffy at redhat.com
Tue Aug 1 14:09:08 UTC 2006

On Aug 1, 2006, at 9:41 AM, Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote:

> On Tue, 1 Aug 2006, Rahul wrote:
>> Hi
>> A rather narrow interpretation and IMO misleading opinion on what the
>> project aims.  We are trying to bring out the already existing  
>> community
>> to encourage the awareness and the community is not limited to
>> developers or coders at all. Patrick, you might want to send a  
>> response
>> back.
>> http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/developer/0,39020387,39280223,00.htm
> We leave ourselves open to misinterpretation when we launch a  
> project with
> vague goals, and then announce it to the world.
> Still, I'm of the mind that any press is good press.  Now we need to
> figure out how to capitalize on it.
> Having an actual *woman* speaking on behalf of Fedora Women might be a
> good start, in fact.  And if we can't find a woman who's willing to do
> it... well, that indicates another problem, doesn't it?

I would be willing to do it, who should I talk to?

Should we discuss this on the fedora-women-list; maybe some of the  
other women on the list would be like to say something in response as  


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