SCALE 8x publicity

Kara Schiltz kschiltz at
Wed Feb 10 21:01:59 UTC 2010

How about including a sentence or two on how Fedora has worked with 
Google Summer of Code in previous years and any success we've helped create?


Karsten Wade wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 03:42:25PM -0500, Paul W. Frields wrote:
>> Kara is interested in doing some Red Hat PR around SCALE -- there will
>> be a great mix of both Fedora and Red Hat principals at the event
>> speaking.  (I think Thomas Cameron should show off both his tattoos.)
>> Karsten, is the FAD still going to feature work on our Summer Coding
>> engagement for 2010?
> Aye, that's the plan.  I'm working on exactly what we'll be doing, but
> the hand-wavy bits are easy enough to do right now.
> Here's a paragraph that can be used or tweaked for press materials.
> Bounce back suggested fixes, thanks!
> <para>
> On the Friday of SCALE 8x special events, Fedora Project contributors
> are conducting a Fedora Activity Day (FAD).  The focus of this FAD is
> preparing the Fedora Project/ joint mentoring organization
> for the upcoming 2010 Google Summer of Code.  The team plans to create
> process and how-to content, find and solve mentor problems, and
> educate the wider and Fedora projects about how
> participation is conducted this year.  The work prepares the
> organizations for the goal of improving capacity for more students and
> mentors.
> </para>
> - Karsten

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