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Re: [Re: Fedora Foundation around the world]



Exactly right, Jeremy.  Well said.

Hey, maybe you could do *my* job!  (Oh, wait...)

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On Mon, 29 Aug 2005, Jeremy Hogan wrote:

> FWIW I think #1 is counter to the point of Fedora. If we do it right,
> this won't need to be true. In fact, Red Hat's (real and perceived)
> holding on so tightly to the reigns is probably 80% of what's not gone
> right with this project.
> 
> There is tremendous power to a mix of RH and non-RH spokespeople, the
> most obvious of which is that folks have to take anything a RH staff
> member says with the "publicly held always-for-profit" grain of salt.
> As long as the spokespeople are informed, or can easily be in touch
> with RH for coaching/info/feedback, RH's message will be part of the
> Fedora message. Otherwise we will continue to re-inforce that this
> project is purely for the benefit of, and at the whim of RH.
> 
> Fedora has to appear free to become something other than what RH
> dictates, or else it is nothing but a RHEL beta.
> 
> The important thing is that we are in sync with RH on what the core
> message is, and how to speak about RHs involvement. If we trust the
> message, we can trust the messenger.
> 
> --jeremy
> 
> On 8/29/05, David Barzilay <barzilay redhat com> wrote:
> > 
> > --
> > --
> > David Barzilay
> > Brazilian Portuguese
> > Technical Translator
> > Red Hat Asia-Pacific
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: David Barzilay <barzilay redhat com>
> > To: Greg DeKoenigsberg <gdk redhat com>, Mark Webbink <mwebbink redhat com>
> > Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2005 18:58:31 +1000
> > Subject: Re: Fedora Foundation around the world
> > On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 09:38 -0400, Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote:
> > > And then I'd like your input on the idea of Community Marketing Contacts
> > > (CMCs), and whether you think this is a sufficient body for getting
> > > global input.
> > 
> > Dear Greg and Mark,
> > 
> > Initially, I believe the idea of Community Marketing Contacts is great!
> > 
> > I don't know who are the people you intend choosing to cover the globe,
> > but I have a few concerns I thought I should address here:
> > 
> > 1) They have to be RedHatters, and native speakers of the specific
> > language. Otherwise, I don't think they'll be able to thoroughly
> > represent RH in a certain community nor understand their needs;
> > 
> > 2) I know a few members of our i18n team
> > (http://intranet.corp.redhat.com/ic/intranet/EngInternationalizationLocalization.html), who would probably enjoy the challenge, but majority of us is sited in Brisbane (Australia), so wouldn't make the local events and LUGs;
> > 
> > 3) How are we dealing with laws in different countries (e.g.: I need a
> > non-for-profit organization registration number to register a .org.br
> > domain name in Brazil...)
> > 
> > For a start, I'd suggest creating a Marketing Plan for the Fedora
> > Foundation as if RH was launching a brand new product, allowing enough
> > time for the Community Marketing Contacts to adapt the materials to all
> > languages, and coordinating timely news publishing.
> > 
> > Feel free to browse through our team's intranet page (above), and don't
> > hesitate to contact me if your need further assistance.
> > 
> > To request a Localization job, please go to:
> > https://i18n.brisbane.redhat.com/rt3/index.html
> > 
> > Thanks,
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> > Technical Translator
> > Red Hat Asia-Pacific
> > 
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