sponsored vs volunteers

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Fri Apr 27 22:10:45 UTC 2007

Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Karsten Wade (kwade at redhat.com) said: 
>> So the first question is really, how do we get buy-in from across the
>> project that the extra hassle is worth the value it brings Fedora to
>> know where we stand at all times?
> What's the point of having the data? What are we intending to do with
> it? What does it buy us?
> You need to know that before you know if it's worth the hassle. It's
> essentially navel-gazing sort of numbers, that may not have a *direct*
> effect on any particular aspect of the project in the short term.

My goal was marketing. Showing community and multi vendor participation 
in Fedora has a very direct effect on perceptions on how things evolved 
in Fedora.

There are other benefits like Toshio said but this alone makes it worth 
the effort IMO.


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