[Ambassadors] Re: Fedora 9 CD/DVDs

Francesco Ugolini fugolini at fedoraproject.org
Mon Aug 4 16:57:38 UTC 2008

On Mon, 4 Aug 2008, Paul W. Frields wrote:

> 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.
> -- 
> Paul W. Frields
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Ok, I'll add this in FAmSCo meeting agenda. I invite the interested 
persons to join the discussion, it's important to understand you 
necessities, starting from your voice.


Francesco Ugolini

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