Call For Participation writer for the talking points
Paul W. Frields
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Wed Feb 17 20:13:01 UTC 2010
On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 12:47:16PM -0700, Robyn Bergeron wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 12:41 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Let me see if I can do a bit of a rewrite of this statement. What I
> > thought we agreed in the meeting was that we wanted people to take a
> > look at *our* prospective talking points, and comment on them, adding
> > where necessary. This is subtly different than having a wide-open
> > blank slate in terms of gaining consensus, but important.
> > We also need to be clear about how the talking points will be decided,
> > i.e. the list is limited in size, and the Marketing team will make the
> > final calls necessary. This will prevent someone being surprised if
> > his or her particular favorite point ultimately isn't used.
> > I had thought the table Mel was creating was going to codify the
> > groups of points we'd already zeroed in on as a group (both in the
> > previous page version and suggested changes on the list). Will the
> > current format of the page support better consensus, or is it
> > operating more as a blank slate?
> > On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 02:16:14PM -0800, bhutto aamir wrote:
> >> TalkingPoints are key features of the new release that we want to
> >> point out they are meant to answer the question "so what cool stuff
> >> is in the latest release of Fedora?" So we are inviting *everyone*
> >> active/inactive to participate in writing the talking points of
> >> "Fedora 13"
> >> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_13_Talking_Points
> >> Feel free to add-in features that you think should be a talking
> >> point and the reasons( if you see a feature and want it to be a
> >> talking point, put down the reasons why ) You can follow the Talking
> >> point SOP https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Talking_Points_SOP if you
> >> want to know how we are making talking points for Fedora 13.
> > Here's my take:
> > * * *
> > Talking points are key highlights of the new release. There are
> > different types of talking points for different types of people:
> > general desktop users/everyone, developers, and sysadmins. They are
> > meant to provide a short, effective answer to the question "What cool
> > stuff is in the latest release of Fedora?" They are compelling, not
> > necessarily comprehensive
> > Tge Marketing team compiles a short list of approximately three
> > talking points for each of these audiences for an upcoming release.
> > For Fedora 13, they're found here:
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_13_Talking_Points
> > If you have a talking point that you feel meets the criteria found on
> > the talking points SOP page at
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Talking_points_SOP, please add it to
> > the the table on the F13 page with supporting information.
> I don't know if we talked at all about this in the marketing meeting,
> but: Do we want to be more specific about encouraging ONLY wiki
> postings of additional talking points, or also allow postings to the
> fedora-mktg mailing list?
> It's not really specified in the SOP (at least that I can find in a
> fairly quick glance). If we want to head off the world's longest email
> thread, should we specify not emailing the list?
Great point, Robyn. Having to track multiple areas of input is really
hard -- case in point, my email of potential changes here instead of
just editing the wiki. ;-) How about adding:
"Please make your changes to the wiki page, so that the Marketing team
can efficiently capture and consider your input."
> > The Marketing team will make final adjustments to the list of talking
> > points at their meeting on February 23, which will be announced on the
> > marketing list and is open to everyone.
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