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Re: a new look to Red Hat's Fedora pages

On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 09:52 +0000, Jon Fautley wrote:
> Max Spevack wrote:
> > I'd be interested to hear your thoughts and reactions.  Let me know what 
> > you think, and whether or not you thing the new www.redhat.com/fedora 
> > does a good job of providing a window into the heart of the Fedora Project.
> One question - wasn't one of the main goals of the Fedora Foundation to 
> differentiate between "Red Hat" and "Fedora" as two seperate entities?
> "redhat.com/fedora" - this is even more 'Red Hat' than 
> 'fedora.redhat.com'. Is Fedora a part of Red Hat now?

I don't agree; this is no more "claiming" Fedora than any
"example.com/fedora" link.  Keep in mind this page has always been
there, and it's a way to drive people looking for Fedora support at Red
Hat to head for the community sites instead.  There is no escaping that
people *associate* Fedora with Red Hat, nor is that particularly a bad

> P.S I know Fedora and Red Hat are different, but this isn't how it looks 
> to an 'external' person (I'm writing this email because I've just had an 
> IM from a friend reading "So are Red Hat taking back Fedora then?")

This snippet might be more meaningful if you could ascertain how he
arrived at this conclusion.

Paul W. Frields, RHCE                          http://paul.frields.org/
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