Fedora-marketing-list Digest, Vol 35, Issue 20
clint at utos.org
Thu May 24 12:44:28 UTC 2007
> Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 11:52:11 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Greg Dekoenigsberg <gdk at redhat.com>
> Subject: Re: [Ambassadors] release announcement talking points
> To: fedora-ambassadors-list <fedora-ambassadors-list at redhat.com>
> Cc: fedora-marketing-list <fedora-marketing-list at redhat.com>
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> Let me take a shot on-list, since we're more likely to see engagement this
> way IMHO:
> Big Message #1: REMIX. Fedora is now remixable. Add your own packages,
> remove packages you don't like, build your own distro and share it with
> the world. Let a thousand distros bloom.
> Big Message #2: APPLIANCES. The new tools for building Fedora make it
> *dead simple* for any reasonably experienced Linux admin to create their
> own custom distribution. Ideal for ISVs who want to build an appliance
> around their own product. Build an RPM, identify the minimal number of
> packages needed to make an appliance around that RPM, and then build a
> distro and a live image. Easy as pie.
> These are essentially the same message -- but they hit two different
> audiences. The first message is "consumer-y", the second is
What about these talking points?
1. First Fedora distribution with LiveCD capability.
2. KVM and virtualization capability
3. Extended wireless functionality (iwl3945 for example)
4. Fedora 7 Beauty (referring to the theme)
I'm sure there are others, but this is what just crossed my mind.
Fedora Ambassador, Utah
Utah Open Source Conference
September 6-8, 2007
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