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Re: Plan for tomorrows (20070801) EPEL SIG meeting



Karsten Wade wrote:
On Tue, 2007-07-31 at 19:32 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:

EPEL announcement happened -- are we satisfied with how everything
worked out?

In retrospect ...

* Someone else (not @redhat.com) could have sent the email and avoided
some confusion.

True. EPEL repository media coverage has not been bad but by no means large.

http://www.linuxelectrons.com/news/application/10941/red-hat-launches-new-package-repository-enterprise-linux

Linux electrons assumed it was a Red Hat effort since you send the mail and so did Distrowatch which used it as a reference in

http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20070730#news

Linux.com had a article with extensive references to the EPEL FAQ

http://www.linux.com/feature/118304

We have had some discussions in fedora marketing list and with some other product management folks about how it relates to RHEL. Short outlook is supportive but wait and watch for more input.

If there are no announcements to RHEL announce lists being send out someone should atleast do it informally in the user lists.

Rahul


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