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Re: Marketing Idea



On Sun, 2008-02-03 at 09:26 +0900, Marc Wiriadisastra wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-02-03 at 03:20 +0300, Zhukov Pavel wrote:
> > On Feb 3, 2008 3:13 AM, Marc Wiriadisastra <marc mwiriadi id au> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > On Sun, 2008-02-03 at 02:59 +0300, Zhukov Pavel wrote:
> > > > One of the major reasons of ubuntu success it's free cd-shipping
> > > > (especially in Russia, where many people have no fast/unlimited
> > > > Internet access). So I'm start to thinking about something like
> > > > "Fedora Exchange" project. It can be system that can help people to
> > > > find nearest fedora-user who can copy
> > > > install-media/packages/local-repositories.
> > > >
> > > > It also can help people to find nearest linux/feodra gurus for help :)
> > > >
> > >
> > > Do you mean something like the freemedia program.
> > >
> > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Distribution/FreeMedia?highlight=%
> > > 28freemedia%29
> > >
> > > It's done by volunteers such as tchung, me and a heap of others we all
> > > try and get as many pieces of media out but it's still limited.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > >
> > > Marc
> > >
> > > --
> > 
> > No. I mean something like a global map, where people can post their locations.
> > 
> > For example, i have f8 media  and live in Russia. People from my city
> > can have no fast/unlim lines so they can go to "Fedora exchange" page,
> > locate our city and just get copies from me.
> > 
> 
> It's the same thing. The only difference is that you are mailing it.
> 
> I understand what you are saying, but we would need a significant amount
> of people to carry this out. At the moment we do not have this amount of
> people, we do the best we can.
> 
> If you wanted to help people in Russia just accept requests from Russia.
> I do that in Australia where I will mail only people in Australia and
> because of that it works out easier for everyone else.
> 
> The biggest number at the moment is from the USA so really if we had
> another 3-4 people in the USA distributing Fedora that would lighten the
> load.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Marc
> 

India needs help as well. There used to be a few people but for some
reason thats dropped off which is disappointing.

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Distribution/FreeMedia/India

Cheers,

Marc


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