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Re: [Ambassadors] Food for thought. Should we rethink out join page?



"Fedora. Rendering future of technology. Free technology, property of us all."

2009/12/31 Mathieu Bridon (bochecha) <bochecha fedoraproject org>:
> On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 12:21, susmit shannigrahi
> <thinklinux ssh gmail com> wrote:
>> [x-post - apologies]
>>
>> Do we need to rethink?
>>
>> http://www.mozilla.org/contribute/?utm_source=gsnippet&utm_content=mofo1&utm_campaign=s100509
>
> I like our current join page for several reasons :
> - it focuses on people/roles
> - the pictures are realy expressive
> - you're not overwhelmed by a lot of text, but you can find the
> informations if you click on the buttons (whereas on the Mozilla page,
> it feels like you have to read all of this before you can choose what
> to do)
>
> However, there's something I really like in the Mozilla page.
>
> Mozilla:
>  You can build a better Internet by getting involved with Mozilla.
>
> Fedora:
>  If you want to take an active hand in making Fedora even better,...
>
> The Mozilla one makes me think that if I join, I can be a part of
> something bigger than just Mozilla. I'm not contributing to improve
> Mozilla's products, I'm contributing to improve the Internet. We could
> find something like that. Fedora is about innovation in FOSS, right ?
> Instead of asking people to join and "help making Fedora even better",
> why don't we ask people to join and "define the future of our
> computing experience" ? (or something better phrased, english not
> being my native language,...)
>
> Also, the "browse by time available" is a rather nice idea. It helps
> focusing people who can contribute very few time. This way, instead of
> saying "I don't have enough time", they can actually find something to
> do (which might later lead them to do more)
>
> Good catch Susmit :)
>
>
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>
> Mathieu Bridon (bochecha)
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