[Fedora-marketing-list] Re: Ubuntu Release Party in Beijing, what about Fedora?

Leo sdl.web at gmail.com
Sun Oct 29 23:22:21 UTC 2006

On Sun, 29/10/06, Francesco Ugolini wrote:

>> Since no reply in tree days, I guess people are content with current
>> situation.
>> I have to say I admire Mark for his effort to promote Ubuntu, make it
>> approachable to everybody.
>> I hope the following still holds:
>> Technology-wise Fedora is still in the lead.
> Hellp Leo,
> I want to underline two things: first Fedora is a community based
> project and it only sponsored by Red Hat and, second, in many cities
> and countries ambassadors organize event such as installation day
> etc... If you want to organize an event you can do it and you can
> request materials such as t-shirt and dvd (you have to be a marketing
> or ambassador member for this) compiling the form.

>From the Ubuntu website:

| Ubuntu is a complete Linux-based operating system, freely available
| with both community and professional support. It is developed by a
| large *community* and we invite you to participate too!

So far almost every freely available GNU/Linux is a community based

> Ubuntu is different from Fedora and, i think, this would mean that we
> have different goals (and similiar ones): this is our, and their,
> strenght. We organize, during the year, houndred and houndred of event
> everywhere, most of all are local event (e.g. suniversity event) and
> _all_ are organized by people that spend their free time talking with
> other about Fedora and Open Source.

So does Ubuntu. Why Mark pick Beijing to go is something we can think

> Thanks for your opinion
> Francesco Ugolini


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