F13 slogan announcement -- break up

Nelson Marques 07721 at ipam.pt
Sat Mar 6 19:15:23 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-03-06 at 12:05 -0700, 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?

I would go for a small background information, which existed previously,
but I'll approve what people decide.

> 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.

Robyn, it's your slogan, I really mind if you do introduce this message
to the people. Time is not entirelly mine, Paul contributed as well. It
would be coherent if you introduced it.

I'm sure I will have my opportunity in a nearby future to surprise
everyone and introduce myself :)


> -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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