[Ambassadors] Re: Fedora 9 CD/DVDs

Paul W. Frields stickster at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 16:31:48 UTC 2008


On Mon, 2008-08-04 at 02:42 -0400, David Nalley wrote:
> 2008/7/30 Paul W. Frields <stickster at gmail.com>:
> > On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 22:39 +0200, Gerold Kassube wrote:
> >> LUCA ...
> >>
> >> Am Mittwoch, den 30.07.2008, 21:55 +0200 schrieb Luca Foppiano:
> >> > On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 21:28 +0200, Max Spevack wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > I can help make sure that you get some Fedora 9 Live CDs.  How many do
> >> > > you think you will need?
> >> >
> >> > we wish to have about 1000 cd/dvds, but only just printed CD...
> >> > in my previous email I meant I didn't want fedora spends money to
> >> > print fedora 9 cds ;-)
> >> ^^
> >> for sure?????? ONE Thousand DvDs???? We burned for Linuxtag with more
> >> than 10.000 visitors, and three other events 600 ....
> >
> > Gerold -- I don't know if this is on the Ambassadors areas of the wiki
> > somewhere, but it's very useful information.  If Ambassadors have some
> > guidelines for how many pieces of media they should consider requesting,
> > it helps in the overall budget planning as well.
> >
> > It may not be as simple as saying "1 CD for every {5,10,...} people."
> > For some small events, it makes sense to have 1 piece of media for each
> > person.  For some larger ones, the ratio may need to be smaller if we
> > want to stay within budget!
> >
> > This would be a useful thing to consider drafting and having the
> > Ambassador community think about.  I don't think it needs to be an
> > absolute rule, but rather a guideline for planning.
> 
> Indeed - we should add a field to the Events and Archived Events page
> to denote money and media and swag handed out - that would be
> tremendously useful for future planning.

This is an issue that FAMSCo should take up at their next meeting --
setting some guidelines for media production.  The budget will be the
biggest factor in the number of pieces of media available at an event.
Therefore FAMSCo should be thinking about what portion of the money is
sensible to spend on media for events.

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