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Re: sponsorship from RH ?

On Sun, 25 May 2008, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:

> On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 11:14 AM, Mike McGrath <mmcgrath redhat com> wrote:
> > On Sun, 25 May 2008, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> >> Issues w/ CentOS should be reported to CentOS.
> >> Issues w/ EPEL should be reported to redhat.
> >>
> >
> > ** NOT DIRECTED AT Gilboa **
> >
> > This comment bugs me to my very core since RedHat has had so little to
> > do with EPEL.  I'm proud of this fact but it frustrates me not as a RH
> > employee but as someone that was a Fedora volunteer before I was hired at
> > RH.  EPEL's steering comittee and much of the work that came to make it a
> The big issue with the confusion is that Fedora's bugzilla is Red
> Hat's bugzilla. So if I want to push an EPEL bug I report to "redhat".
> If I want to report a fedora bug.. I report to "redhat". This is one
> area where Red Hat's brand squashes Fedora's brand in people's minds.
> Squashes it dead. People will equate EPEL == Red Hat for many
> reasons.. but that is the one that stands out in my mind the most.
> (next to epel-devel-list redhat com versus fedoraproject.org or some
> such thing).

/me forwards to the marketing team to see if they have any grand ideas.


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