Fedora Contributor Stories

Pawel Sadowski mcgiwer at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jun 26 14:17:03 UTC 2008

Yeah, maybe we could publish it @ www.redhatmagazine.com, but we have to
talk with guys like Paul W. Frields I think and ask if something like
that would be possible.


On Wed, 2008-06-25 at 15:01 -0300, rafael liu wrote:
> I personally don't find the Fedora wiki well structured enough for a
> "outsider" to nagivate smoothly. Before collecting any story we should
> think about how/where to publish them. Again, I think a Red Hat
> Magazine approach would be much more effective.
> 2008/6/25 Clint Savage <herlo1 at gmail.com>:
>         2008/6/25 rafael liu <rafaelliu at gmail.com>:
>                 I think it's a great idea. Nothing like hearing from
>                 passionate guys to raise passion on others. Making
>                 videos would definitely be a way to go.
>                 One thing I think is missing is a way, a channel, to
>                 reach common people, simple users, not just people
>                 working with Fedora Project. I find Read Hat Magazine
>                 a great idea, and such a light approach to market and
>                 be in touch with simple end users. Posting such videos
>                 there from time to time would certainly make lists
>                 like this bigger =)
>                 2008/6/25 Ricky Zhou <ricky at fedoraproject.org>:
>                         At FUDCon, one of the things that I loved was
>                         hearing peoples' stories
>                         of how they got involved with Fedora.  Could
>                         it be a good marketing
>                         campaign (aiming to attract new contributors)
>                         to collect and publish
>                         these somewhere?  Maybe this could somehow be
>                         related to Mairin's "I am
>                         Fedora" videos as well.
>                         By the way, does the marketing team usually
>                         work on specific campaigns
>                         (with specific goals and targets)?  Would this
>                         be a good way to organize
>                         marketing work better?
>                         What do you think?
>                         Ricky
>         Not to rain on anyone's parade, but I recall seeing a
>         discussion of 'User Stories' back a few months.  There seemed
>         to be very little response, but hey, its worth trying again I
>         suppose.
>         Here's the thread I found on the mailing list:
>         https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-marketing-list/2008-April/msg00059.html
>         And I did a quick search on the wiki and found this:
>         http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/UserTestimonials
>         Hope these things help.
>         Cheers,
>         Clint
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