F13 slogan announcement -- break up

Nelson Marques 07721 at ipam.pt
Sat Mar 6 19:58:52 UTC 2010


On Sat, 2010-03-06 at 12:52 -0700, Robyn Bergeron wrote:
> Also - are we using it the slogan in the form of an exclamation ("rock
> it!") or a statement ("rock it.")?  I had envisioned it as more of a
> statement - but it's certainly open to group thoughts, and we should
> probably clarify which way to use it. Not necessarily in the
> announcement email, but probably to those groups most likely to be
> incorporating it into materials - ambassadors, design, marketing,
> etc., as well as clarifying on the wiki.

 Robyn, 

 I've used "Rock it!" with the exclamation mark to enforce the "command"
feeling on it.
 Not sure if that's the best way. I'll leave it for list/you to decide.

 nelson


> -robyn
> 
> On 3/6/10, Robyn Bergeron <robyn.bergeron at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Nelson Marques <07721 at ipam.pt> wrote:
> >> On Sat, 2010-03-06 at 19:15 +0000, Nelson Marques wrote:
> >>> 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 really DON'T mind __
> >>
> >>>
> >>> I'm sure I will have my opportunity in a nearby future to surprise
> >>> everyone and introduce myself :)
> >>>
> >>> nelson
> >
> > Will do - I'll send it out Monday to both lists so we get the biggest
> > bang for the buck in terms of email visibility and such. :)
> >
> > Everyone, feel free to blog about it (and any other deliverables) as
> > well - it's a great way for the Marketing team to get some visibility
> > and feedback into what we're doing, how awesomely we are doing it,
> > etc. :)
> >
> >
> >>>
> >>> > -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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