[Fwd: Re: Get Fedora]

Paul Stauffer paulds at bu.edu
Mon Oct 29 15:40:48 UTC 2007

On Mon, Oct 29, 2007 at 09:10:50AM -0500, Mike McGrath wrote:
> That's actually up to the QA team, and AFAIK the kde spin is blessed 
> already and distributed by the mirrors.  This is a pure marketing 
> decision.  Do we want it on the get fedora page or not.

And this is a matter for discussion, not for a simple vote.

With this clarification from Mike, let's set aside our personal preferences
with regards to Gnome vs KDE for a minute and focus on the marketing message
here:  What is the effect on the overall Fedora marketing effort of
prominently featuring the KDE spin vs not doing so?

My gut reaction is that it might help promote Fedora within the KDE
community, which would be a positive thing.

Are there any downsides to doing this from a marketing perspective that we
ought to consider?

- Paul

Paul Stauffer <paulds at bu.edu>
Manager of Research Computing
Computer Science Department
Boston University

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