Fedora-marketing-list Digest, Vol 35, Issue 20

Clint Savage 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
> 	(HURRY!)
> 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 
> "enterprise-y".
> --g
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.


Clint Savage
Fedora Ambassador, Utah

Utah Open Source Conference
September 6-8, 2007

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