[Marketing] [commops] [Magazine] Planning ahead for this Friday

Chaoyi Zha cydrobolt at fedoraproject.org
Thu Mar 31 02:11:03 UTC 2016

Thinking about this a little more, I think it actually would be a good
possibility to add that some parts of Edge are open source, which could
help us "port" IE/Edge to Linux? Perhaps without the "endorsement" part? :)

On Wed, 30 Mar 2016 at 21:41 Chaoyi Zha <cydrobolt at fedoraproject.org> wrote:

> Hi Huiren,
> This sounds interesting! I appreciate your feedback, but I'm not sure that
> we can infer that Microsoft is "collaborating" or endorses Fedora since it
> is not true. That could get into a more lofty area that we might not want
> to get involved with.
> In regards to Chakra being open source, I think, inherently, the article
> is making a joke, not proposing a real product or project. Hence, I think
> talking about the open source components of Edge and "collaboration" would
> be a bit of a grey area and a bit too convincing, perhaps?
> Although Edge exists, I think IE is still available for download for those
> who are looking for it. I think using IE rather than Edge might be a good
> way to provide comedy value without getting into too many problems. Instead
> of talking about details and aspects that might imply endorsement when
> there is none, we could try parodying some well-known "issues" or aspects
> of Fedora, for instance, its speed, its crashes, or its lack of
> compatibility. We could also put in some edited screenshots for fun, if we
> can get some before the end of the day tomorrow :)
> What do you think?
> Chaoyi
> On Wed, 30 Mar 2016 at 21:13 Huiren Woo <giantcrabby at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> I think this, although very last minute, is a fantastic idea! I've got
>> some ideas I would like to contribute (I would be happy to help edit the
>> article to include these technical details) as well.
>> So here are some of it:
>> -Met Microsoft Chakra team at BrickHack.
>> -Interested in collaborating with us
>> -Why Edge
>> --Chakra core is OSS
>> --Chakra core has fantastic ES2015 support
>> --Chakra core is highly comparable against Chrome V8 engine
>> --Fedora infrastructure runs NodeJS w Chakra Core
>> -How
>> --Working with OSS Microsoft team
>> --Developing fully FOSS version of Edge (will be uploaded on Github later)
>> -Maybe some edited screenshots of Edge on Fedora?
>> Minor corrections:
>> - IE no longer exists, it is now Microsoft Edge.
>> What do y'all think of this? Thanks! :)
>> Best Regards,
>> Woo Huiren
>> Fedora Ambassador & Marketing
>> https://twitter.com/woohuiren
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