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== Channels (in order of priority) ==
 
== Channels (in order of priority) ==
  
- Download
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* Download
- Buy from vendors
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* Buy from vendors
- Local Contacts (in Person)
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* Local Contacts (in Person)
- Local Contacts (by Mail)
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* Local Contacts (by Mail)
- Fedora/Linux events
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* Fedora/Linux events
- Free media
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* Free media
  
We need to make sure a person requesting media goes through these
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channels in the order mentioned above.  
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* Detailed description of channels *
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== Detailed description of channels ==
** Download **
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=== Download ===
- Helper tool to easily select what to download and provide a link.
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* Helper tool to easily select what to download and provide a link.
- A helper matrix for example?  
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* A helper matrix for example?  
  
** Buy from vendors **
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=== Buy from vendors ===
- Invite vendors, it's free marketing for them.
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* Invite vendors, it's free marketing for them.
- Ping them once every quarter?
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* Ping them once every quarter?
- Man power needed to do this (or a team)
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* Man power needed to do this (or a team)
- - Can we look to the marketing team for help? (This is marketing,
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** Can we look to the marketing team for help? (This is marketing, isn't it?)
isn't it?)
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** Once in 3 week we can have a thread and people will hopefully volunteer to check out some sites. Doesn't have to be a fixed team.
- - Once in 3 week we can have a thread and people will hopefully
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* We can announce an updated vendors list every quarter?
volunteer to check out some sites. Doesn't have to be a fixed team.
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* Co-ordination with vendors will be needed (a specific ML that they can join?)
- We can announce an updated vendors list every quarter?
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- Co-ordination with vendors will be needed (a specific ML that they can
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join?)
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** Local Contacts (in person) **
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=== Local Contacts (in person) ===
- We maintain a list of volunteers (people add their names to it).
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* We maintain a list of volunteers (people add their names to it).
- Contact an Ambassador.
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* Contact an Ambassador.
- Get a time slot.
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* Get a time slot.
- Go get media burnt.
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* Go get media burnt.
- Some place needed to maintain records.
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* Some place needed to maintain records.
- - A Wiki page?
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** A Wiki page?
- - free media trac system? Ambassador opens a ticket himself?
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** Free media trac system? Ambassador opens a ticket himself?
- - A separate ticket system? Only for use by Ambassadors?
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** A separate ticket system? Only for use by Ambassadors?
  
** Local Contacts (by mail) **
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=== Local Contacts (by mail) ===
- Maintain a list of volunteers (people add their names to it)
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* Maintain a list of volunteers (people add their names to it)
- Contact Ambassador
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* Contact Ambassador
- Send blank media and return envelope (or send money, whatever, to be
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* Send blank media and return envelope (or send money, whatever, to be decided by requester and Ambassador)
decided by requester and Ambassador)
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* Ambassador files a ticket, so we can maintain records.
- Ambassador files a ticket, so we can maintain records.
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** We need to somehow be able to check that people do service the requests after receiving blank media.  
- - We need to somehow be able to check that people do service the
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** How will this be implemented?
requests after receiving blank media.  
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** Only volunteers should be able to view info of requester.
- - How will this be implemented?
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** make them a part of the free media group?
- - Only volunteers should be able to view info of requester.
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** Needs discussion.
- - make them a part of the free media group?
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- - Needs discussion.
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** Events **
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=== Events ===
- Keep the list up to date.
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* Keep the list up to date.
- Already working pretty well.  
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* Already working pretty well.  
- Any improvements?
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* Any improvements?
  
** Free media **
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=== Free media ===
- Two per month is requested.
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* Two per month is requested.
- home made media.
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* home made media.
- if a volunteer wants, he can sponsor media by using an on line vendor
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* If a volunteer wants, he can sponsor media by using an on line vendor to provide someone media. [NOT A SEPARATE PROGRAM]
to provide someone media. [NOT A SEPARATE PROGRAM]
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** Donations **
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=== Donations ===
- To be maintained by Susmit, Frank, Neville (the already appointed
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* To be maintained by Susmit, Frank, Neville (the already appointed team?)
team?)
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* Used for sponsored media (see above).
- Used for sponsored media (see above).
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* Should the collected amount etc. be public? Ie, contributors should be able to look at a page to see the stats of donations?
- Should the collected amount etc. be public? Ie, contributors should be
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able to look at a page to see the stats of donations?
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Revision as of 03:10, 20 October 2010

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Discussion
This is a draft. Please use the TALK section for any comments.

Contents

Channels (in order of priority)

  • Download
  • Buy from vendors
  • Local Contacts (in Person)
  • Local Contacts (by Mail)
  • Fedora/Linux events
  • Free media
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The method
We need to make sure a person requesting media goes through these channels in the order mentioned above.


Detailed description of channels

Download

  • Helper tool to easily select what to download and provide a link.
  • A helper matrix for example?

Buy from vendors

  • Invite vendors, it's free marketing for them.
  • Ping them once every quarter?
  • Man power needed to do this (or a team)
    • Can we look to the marketing team for help? (This is marketing, isn't it?)
    • Once in 3 week we can have a thread and people will hopefully volunteer to check out some sites. Doesn't have to be a fixed team.
  • We can announce an updated vendors list every quarter?
  • Co-ordination with vendors will be needed (a specific ML that they can join?)

Local Contacts (in person)

  • We maintain a list of volunteers (people add their names to it).
  • Contact an Ambassador.
  • Get a time slot.
  • Go get media burnt.
  • Some place needed to maintain records.
    • A Wiki page?
    • Free media trac system? Ambassador opens a ticket himself?
    • A separate ticket system? Only for use by Ambassadors?

Local Contacts (by mail)

  • Maintain a list of volunteers (people add their names to it)
  • Contact Ambassador
  • Send blank media and return envelope (or send money, whatever, to be decided by requester and Ambassador)
  • Ambassador files a ticket, so we can maintain records.
    • We need to somehow be able to check that people do service the requests after receiving blank media.
    • How will this be implemented?
    • Only volunteers should be able to view info of requester.
    • make them a part of the free media group?
    • Needs discussion.

Events

  • Keep the list up to date.
  • Already working pretty well.
  • Any improvements?

Free media

  • Two per month is requested.
  • home made media.
  • If a volunteer wants, he can sponsor media by using an on line vendor to provide someone media. [NOT A SEPARATE PROGRAM]

Donations

  • To be maintained by Susmit, Frank, Neville (the already appointed team?)
  • Used for sponsored media (see above).
  • Should the collected amount etc. be public? Ie, contributors should be able to look at a page to see the stats of donations?