Fedora print magazine proposal from Linux Pro Magazine

inode0 inode0 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 7 04:14:38 UTC 2009

On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 9:30 PM, inode0<inode0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 9:21 PM, Mel Chua<mel at redhat.com> wrote:
>> (Making sure we circle back to answer John's original questions as well)
>>> Does anyone know the circulation or sales numbers. How many
>>> "thousands" would get distributed via LPM?
>> That's one of two pieces of information we've been asked to keep private at
>> this time (the other is pricing), out of respect for LPM's business model.
>> I'm personally quite happy with the numbers I've seen, though.
> Well, it is an important factor to offset the negatives. At least to
> me I can't really say I would favor this or not from an ambassador
> perspective without having some idea of the magnitude.
> But now I'm curious about the other piece of private information, not
> what the number is but the pricing of what exactly?

Let me rephrase that question. Is having Fedora featured in LPM
considered advertising in their business model? If it is then I think
the folks who are privy to that information are the only ones in a
position to make an intelligent judgment about whether this is worth
doing. As an ambassador I can say (a) it sounds like a cool thing, (b)
we could manage for a release cycle with fewer media options than we
have now, and (c) I trust those who know the details of the
arrangement to make a wise choice for the project.


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