Talking points/spotlight features
Paul W. Frields
stickster at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 17:43:24 UTC 2010
On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 09:12:30AM -0700, Robyn Bergeron wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 9:07 AM, Robyn Bergeron
> <robyn.bergeron at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 8:58 AM, Paul W. Frields <stickster at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> It's that time again -- time for us to figure out the features that
> >> we want to spend a little extra effort calling out in the next Fedora
> >> release because they're particularly innovative or interesting. The
> >> full explanation of talking points is found here:
> >> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Talking_points_SOP
> >> Note that talking points are *not* a comprehensive list. The list is
> >> meant to be short and effective at sparking the interest of many
> >> different groups. This helps show that there is something for lots of
> >> people in Fedora. The main source for the talking points is in the
> >> feature list:
> >> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FeatureList
> >> Off the top of my head, I see some very compelling stuff to which we
> >> might call people's attention:
> >> * systemd
> >> * EC2
> >> * MeeGo
> >> * Roll-up of programming tools (D, Eclipse Helios, GNUstep, debugging tools)
> >> Things not on that list which might merit inclusion include the new
> >> website design, underway and hopefully rolling out for F14.
> >> I've been working on a PR schedule to assist Jared in his FPL duties,
> >> and next week he is supposed to meet with Red Hat's Creative team.
> >> In the near future, the team will shoot videos to help show off
> >> spotlight features in Fedora 14. So the sooner we have talking points
> >> included, the easier we will make their job too.
> >> Can we start this process slightly early?
> > I have no issues with this - in fact,
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_14_Talking_Points is already
> > being filled out.
> And if we want to - we could do an impromptu meeting around this
> tomorrow - I know rrix had planned on kicking off the process on
> Tuesday at the next marketing meeting (I'll be driving somewhere in
> Wyoming, although I hope to have arrived and be in my hotel by this
> point, but I am perpetually not on time to my hotel when driving with
> childrenz). Or we could do it Monday, but at that point, I'd almost
> say we could just wait till Tuesday during our regularly scheduled
> I'm not sure that we've done a meeting around it at the beginning,
> other than to say, let's send out email to a few lists and get some
> people involved in helping round out the list on the wiki - usually,
> IIRC, we've just had the meeting at the tail end to go through what
> people have already populated.
Right you are about just kicking it off -- in fact, there's a form
email in the SOP. Perhaps Ryan would like to send that out, to kick
off the process?
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