Tracking 'Fedora' stuff in Indian media - is a Fedora India beat feasible ?

susmit shannigrahi thinklinux.ssh at
Thu Jul 17 15:02:57 UTC 2008

>> Here's what I see - during a month 'Fedora' related stuff appears in
>> various magazines, blogs and articles originating out of India. Some folks
>> say nice things about events which had Fedora bits included or, organize
>> events where Fedora got talked about / demonstrated / handed out and so on.
>> Is there any way that such stuff can be collated on a monthly basis in a
>> structured form ? Say, a Fedora India beat on the wiki ?
> That's a great idea!
> I don't know the details about how the Fedora Beat is produced but here is a
> suggestion for a Fedora India Beat.
> It could be done by tagging online urls and titles with a simple tag such as
> "fedoraindia" at Tagging of items would be asynchronous and can
> be done by several Fedora India team members. Compilation of the beat would
> require collation once a month. The tagged items could be pulled onto the
> Fedora wiki page. Contents on this feed/aggregator could be pulled into an
> email every month which is technically the "Fedora India Beat" and sent out
> via email/mailing lists.
> This could be the first phase of generating an India specific beat and then
> of course if there are folks who can collate news that is not making it
> online at all then some real editing would kick in.

I can smell a magazine like Fedora news (Fedora India News?).
Would it be a bit overkill?



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