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Re: Competition and Integration



On Mon, 2005-04-11 at 07:25 -0700, Karsten Wade wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-04-10 at 10:48 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> 
> > I seem to remember this, or a very similar, topic from last year, before
> > FC2 was released, but I'm not sure where that ended up.  I did a search
> > on the archives and didn't find the conversation thread I remember.
> > What I did find was a thread where a couple people agreed to pull in
> > information from other FAQs to raise the signal-to-noise ratio on
> > #fedora, but unfortunately, I don't think they actually completed any of
> > this work.  Maybe someone else will have better luck either with a
> > search or with their own memory bank.
> 
> Are you remembering this?
> 
> http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-docs-list/2004-August/msg00139.html
> 
> It is similar.

In fact I *hadn't* remembered that part -- thanks for finding this!

> A piece of text like that at the top of an FAQ would help users without
> putting us at risk.
> 
> One odd concern, what would we call a derived FAQ?  Fedora FAQ is
> accurate, but I don't want to create competition, per se.
> 
> Another option is to write a standard blurb about how to search for
> answers via Google and make sure that it helps steer people toward
> fedorafaq.org without doing it implicitly.

Since there's input from Mark Webbink, Esq., in the thread you found,
perhaps we have the answers we need to move forward with this idea.

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Paul W. Frields, RHCE                          http://paul.frields.org/
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