F13 slogan announcement -- break up

Joe Falconite joefalconite at gmail.com
Sat Mar 6 19:09:24 UTC 2010

I would have to say that I believe the Goddard quote takes away from the 
hype of the slogan. Put me down for +1 on leaving it out.


On 03/06/2010 02:05 PM, Robyn Bergeron wrote:
> These both look great. One question: Why do we have the Goddard quote
> in the email? While I think it is definitely an inspirational message,
> I don't know that we want to be mixing it in with the slogan
> announcement, particularly since I believe that quote may have been a
> proposed slogan, or at least part of it.
> If we do want to provide that quote in the mail, I think we should
> either introduce it a bit (ie: here's an inspirational quote from
> robert goddard), or at least move it away from where we say the slogan
> is rock it. After all, we don't want people to be rocking an incorrect
> slogan :)
> What does everyone think?
> Also, I'm happy to send out the email Monday (I'm assuming you mean
> both announcements), although I feel a little odd about it since the
> slogan picked was the one I proposed. :). Nelson spent quite a bit of
> time crafting the announcement; I hate to take away his opportunity
> here to send it.  As Mel has always said, doing these announcements is
> a great way to let newcomers be known in the Fedora community.
> -From the land of Nyquil and Dayquil, Robyn
> On 3/6/10, Paul Frields<stickster at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Nelson and I had a good conversation this afternoon about the slogan
>> announcement.  We realized we really need two different emails.
>> One is the general announcement, sent to the lists shown on the slogan
>> SOP.  The other is a specific email sent only to the trans@ list, to
>> give translators context for their work in translating the slogan on
>> the website.
>> I've shown the candidate text on the slogan page here:
>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/F13_slogan_announcement
>> Robyn, if you agree with this, you can send this text out on Monday or so.
>> Paul
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