Fwd: Fedora Magazine Mailing list created

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Fri Aug 23 19:20:35 UTC 2013

On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 1:53 PM, Joe Brockmeier <jzb at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 08/23/2013 01:43 PM, zacharias.mitzelos at gmail.com wrote:
>> And also byfollowing the default is open method, that's why we
>> decided to make a mailing list on our own, to discuss about any issues on
>> the
>> magazine with all the users. And we don't limit the discussions to bugs
>> on the magazine only, but to bring all discussions regarding the
>> magazine on this list. And we also want our visitors (and developers
>> ofc) to communicate with us (stuff) in a way. And not having them
>> contacting the marketing list ;)
> I don't understand the problem with contacting the marketing list. Can you
> perhaps make it clear to me how magazine-related discussions are not
> marketing-related and why they should be separate?
>> I don't think that making this list is "a too much". And needless to
>> say that any major changes on the magazine will be forwarded on the
>> marketing list so everyone can comment(eg. Fedora calendar). We don't
>> want to separate the magazine from the marketing team. ;)
> I'm not talking only about major changes, though - I'm talking about any
> general discussion.
> The magazine should be a core part of the marketing effort, IMHO. Having it
> require two lists seems counter-intuitive to that.
>> PS: the idea was discussed on our weekly meeting and no one
>> disagreed with that.
> Unfortunately, I was unable to make the meeting due to being in new hire
> orientation, or I would have disagreed. This is one of the reasons I like
> Apache's approach of taking decisions on the mailing list and having a
> 72-hour window to discuss things... by default, there's always someone who
> can't make a meeting due to time zone issues, work commitments, etc.

Welcome to Fedora Joe. Causing trouble right out of the gate, you are
going to fit right in. :)


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