Fedora 12 tour

Robyn Bergeron robyn.bergeron at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 05:29:29 UTC 2009

2009/11/8 Máirín Duffy <mairin at linuxgrrl.com>:
> Hi Robyn!
> On Sun, 2009-11-08 at 18:01 -0700, Robyn Bergeron wrote:
>> When I read this thread I had a small idea - it would be cool if we
>> had some sort of rotating banner / box / something with a photo of a
>> person and the "I use Fedora 12 for X" or "What I like most about F12
>> is Y"...  with their name and what they do.  For example, mine might
>> say something like, "My kids use Fedora 12 for online preschool games"
>> -Robyn, a mom!
>> ...just to show the diversity of what Fedora offers to a variety of
>> people.  Let users upload a photo and a statement and give them a
>> chance to see themselves on the front page or something.
>> Anyway, just, you know, coming up with my usual random ideas :)  All
>> the stuff we say Fedora 12 can do is fine and dandy, but it's awesome
>> to hear about practical use cases from actual end users, with actual
>> faces.
> Absolutely, I think it's a fantastic idea. Paul and I had mocked up
> something similar for the www.fpo redesign (slated for F13) a while
> back. Check it out (the 'I use Fedora block towards the bottom):
> http://duffy.fedorapeople.org/temp/woot/page1.png
> Was thinking it could be a rotating set of stories.... what do you
> think? Would you be willing to be interviewed for a feature like
> that? :)

Wow! That mockup just aesthetically gorgeous and clean and yummy.

The "featured user" box is precisely what I had in mind.  :)  I'd be
happy to do an interview.


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