Fedora Magazine RFR
admin at arcnetworks.biz
Fri Jun 22 03:53:29 UTC 2007
> Well I've had my own job to take care of but I've been keeping up with the
> list. I can't tell you how much of a pain it is to try to send a file
> update to a unit over a 2.4kbs satellite channel particularly when they
> can't stay at periscope depth for any period of time to download a 4mb
> file... Had to break it up into a lot of very small zip files.
> I do like the idea of a Fedora magazine but I'm afraid it could just fall
> into the multitude of ezines out there like some projects I've seen. It
> seems like the focus right now is on a dedicated infrastructure for a
> magazine that doesn't exist yet. I for one would worry less about that
> more about the whole magazine issue itself. I don't think it's set in yet
> about how much work goes into producing a magazine. I think the more
> logical step would be to build a team and actually see if you can pull off
> producing a few issues and then break off to it's own website once it's
> established. I've seen more than a few ezine projects die after an issue
> two and it seems like a huge waste in man-hours to set up everything
> that. Start it off with FWN and then worry about the rest later.
> Brandon Jasper, CTN2(SS)
> NSSC Bangor N621 Afloat LAN Admin.
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I have already run a few local print newspapers, so I know the workload and
how it all goes. An online magazine would be slightly easier because I don't
need to worry about the printing deadlines.
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