Tasks and followup

Paul W. Frields stickster at gmail.com
Tue Aug 12 21:07:30 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-08-12 at 15:52 -0500, Mike McGrath wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Aug 2008, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > Apologies for this being an idea with no code attached.  I'm hoping that
> > some of the able folks are on this list and will see something
> > achievable.
> >
> > Something the Community Architecture folks and I have discovered is that
> > when we sign up new folks for an account, there's not any way to mark
> > them for follow up or to indicate a note for where they did it.  A
> > couple methods for doing this come to mind:
> >
> > 1.  Simple but effective -- a way to tag account holders arbitrarily.
> > This might help with a number of things, like skill sets, karma, and so
> > forth.  In this case, the tag would allow Ambassadors to follow up on
> > particular shows by listing everyone with "FooCon 2008" in their tag
> > list.
> >
> > 2.  More complicated but possibly more predictable -- A plugin for FAS
> > that would allow ambassadors to request or create a special signup
> > portal, and use it at a show to help visitors sign up (e.g.
> > join.fp.o/foocon2008 or foocon2008.join.fp.o).
> >
> I'd say 2 is pretty easy in a plugin.
> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/promo/sign-up/MyPromo
> where MyPromo could just be arbitrary.  It'd get flagged somewhere that we
> could get it later.
> The point of this is so users can sign up with some sort of flag on how
> they found out about Fedora, and then run stats on it later?

Not just stats, but also to get people "assigned" geographically to
Ambassadors or some other mentor group, in a way that makes sense and
maximizes stickiness.

Paul W. Frields
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