"What is the Fedora Project?"

Christopher Aillon caillon at redhat.com
Thu Oct 8 20:45:13 UTC 2009

On 10/08/2009 02:00 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote:

> The resulting strategy would be a default Desktop or Simple Fedora spin
> being productized as the *Fedora* itself. You go to the website, perhaps
> not fedoraproject.org, maybe something like fedoralinux.org or
> getfedora.org or fedoraos.org, and you see a site solely focused on
> extolling the virtues of using Fedora, obtaining Fedora, and getting
> help with using Fedora. The platform and community get branded as 'the
> Fedora community' or 'the Fedora Project' and are no longer branded as
> being Fedora itself. There's a website likely fedoraproject.org (but
> maybe based on Fedora Community) geared far more towards joining the
> project, starting a new group or project, finding tasks to work on to
> help out, filing bugs, etc. etc. etc.

This is essentially a condensed version of what I had proposed to the 
rest of the Board in a meeting leading up to the current push for the 
redesigned spins page.  I still strongly feel we should do something 
like this and that the redesign is a right step, and gets closer but 
doesn't completely solve the issues.

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