[Fedora-marketing-list] RH making fun of us ?

Rahul sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Thu Aug 31 22:33:48 UTC 2006

Stephen Krenzel wrote:
> Red Hat, on more than one occasion, has made the task of building 
> Fedora's credibility a huge challenge with their public statements. Max 
> did a great thing with slashdot, and that greatly helped the situation, 
> but more is needed. Red Hat needs the support of the community, and they 
> get that through Fedora. If any of you are fortunate enough to have a 
> role or influence in Red Hat's official stance on such issues, I feel it 
> is best that Red Hat starts presenting Fedora as more of a RHEL without 
> support and more cutting edge software, rather than as RHEL's demented 
> step-brother. This is of course all just my opinion, but this is what 
> Red Hat's stance often appears like to me as an outside observer. If you 
> know me, you know that I'm an avid promoter of Fedora, but having Red 
> Hat publically back such statements would make life easier for everyone. 
> Please note, that the intent of this message is in no way to discredit 
> Red Hat, nor do I wish to appear thankless for all that Red Hat has 
> done, I'm just trying to make the situation better.

That's pretty much right on spot. We are improving. We need to do 
better. Can apply to Fedora on the whole too incidentally.


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