[Ambassadors] Very disappointed - What's our role as ambassadors?

Eunir Augusto euniraugusto at gmail.com
Fri Aug 1 00:10:46 UTC 2008

Francesco Ugolini, I'm with Silvio structuring the site in Portugal, but
give me your opinion: you think more important to translate the main project
Portuguese Lusitanian than start a site in Portugal?

2008/7/31 Francesco Ugolini <francesco at ephisia.org>

> On Thu, 31 Jul 2008, Sílvio Reis wrote:
>  Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 07:44:27 +0200
>> From: Sílvio Reis <silvioreis.fedora at gmail.com>
>> Reply-To: fedora-ambassadors-list at redhat.com
>> To: fedora-ambassadors-list at redhat.com
>> Subject: [Ambassadors] Very disappointed - What's our role as ambassadors?
>> What is our role as ambassadors?
>> I think that is promoting the Fedora in our country, am i wrong?
>> So I became ambassador to promote Fedora in Portugal.
>> But I believe there are ambassadors who don't think this way, at least in
>> Portugal.
>> As already announced in this list, it will start soon the site for the
>> project Fedora Portugal.
>> The other 5 Portuguese ambassadors were invited on several occasions to
>> participate in the website.
>> More than a month passed and still not got an answer.
>> The point is this: I live in Luxembourg and I am alone in this
>> adventure, *should
>> I start the project without any support? *
>> The only support I have had, has been the Brazilian ambassadors as Eunir
>> Augusto (which made most of the work!), Erick Gomes and Rodrigo Padula.
>> In Portugal Fedora is unknown, has a bad translation, has no wiki and just
>> does not have a community.
>> So we urgently need a web site with a forum and a wiki.
>> We need to bring together the users, and encouraging more people to
>> translate the Fedora.
>> With the help of Brazilian ambassadors, the site could start operating
>> next
>> month.
>> The question is: who will be there?
>> That is why I ask your opinion:
>> *it is worth starting the site even alone, without the support of another
>> 5
>> Portuguese ambassadors?*
>> Sílvio Reis
>> http://www.projectofedora.org/
> Ambassadors are people coming from different experiences that work
> promoting Fedora around the world, joining events (e.g. LUG meeting, Linux
> events etc...), talking with people.
> Your role as ambassador it to represent Fedora in your city, in your state
> and wherever you are. It's an important role.
> You are disappointed because the other people don't help in the site, I
> think this isn't a problem, everyone help in his own way, so if someone
> prefer to work in a specific field s/he is free to do this, don't worry.
> The translation and general localization is one of the most important
> challanges we are facing, and I'm sure what you are doing and what many
> other people are doing translating/writing contents is important. Just talk
> with people and search for new contributors, I'm sure it would the best way.
> Hoping to give the answer
> Regards
> Francesco Ugolini
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