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Fedora Marketing Team Meeting Minutes 2016-04-27

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This week's Marketing Meeting will be led by jflory7.

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  • #startmeeting Fedora Marketing meeting (2016-04-27)
  • #meetingname marketing
  • #chair < based on attendance >

  • #topic Roll Call
    • #info Name; Timezone; Other sub-projects / interest areas

  • #topic Announcements
    • #info === "Fedora translation sprint – 5 days, 50 members and 20+ thousand words" ===
    • #info === "Announcing Fedora Google Summer of Code (GSoC) Class of 2016" ===
      • #link
      • #info On Friday, April 22nd, Google officially announced the participants for the 11th year of Google Summer of Code (GSoC) program. This year, Fedora was a participating organization. There are ten interns who will be hacking on Fedora over this summer. Read the full post on the Community Blog for more information.
    • #info === "Introducing the extra wallpapers for Fedora 24" ===
    • #info === Fedora 24 Beta Release Readiness Meeting, Thursday, April 28 19:00 UTC ===
    • #info === Please help test f24-backgrounds-24.1.1 ===
      • #link
      • #info f24-backgrounds is updated with new version of default wallpapers in addition of its supplements. 24.1.1-1 is now pushed rather than 24.1.0-1 because of the recent changes based on feedback from Gnome Software maintainer. If you are familiar with testing in Fedora, please test it out from your favorite desktop environment for possible bugs.
    • #info === More information about Fedora Hubs ===
      • #link
      • #info This is a big overview of "the future of Fedora". If you aren't aware, there is a large project underway to help improve how Fedora is presented to newcomers and active contributors. Fedora Hubs will help centralize many different resources and make it easier for contributors to find information. Read more details on mizmo's blog post.

  • #topic Action items from last meetings
    • #link
    • #info === [COMPLETE] decause start drafting "Welcome to GSoC" article on commblog ===
    • #info === [INCOMPLETE] jflory7 Parse the CommOps power sessions pad for the Python "targeting categories" and ticket-ify the info to make later discussion easier ===
      • Help appreciated on this item to prevent moving forward on something as vital as Python marketing strategy from blocking only on jflory7
      • #help Parse the CommOps power sessions pad for the Python "targeting categories" and ticket-ify the info to make later discussion easier
    • #info === jbishop Continue working on the Affiliates and Current Affiliates wiki pages for now and try to bring it closer to a final draft. Once ready, share the pages on the Marketing mailing list to get feedback among the rest of the team. ===
    • #info === [COMPLETE] bkp Write a short snippet on the Community Blog announcing the availability of the new Python + Fedora brochures ===
      • #action jflory7 Double-check that the Python brochures are publicly available with the Design Team (cc: mizmo) and then review + edit bkp's article for publication
    • #info === mizmo Begin final prepwork for print-ready versions of the Python + Fedora brochures ===
    • #info === decause talk to jmad about printing/ordering all the "Fedora <3 Python" things ===
    • #info === bkp Reach out to decause, stickster, and ryanlerch about thoughts of distributing social media privileges to other members of the Fedora community and how to formalize the process for helping with social media ===
    • #info === [COMPLETE] decause ask stickster and mattdm what needs to be done for tag Updated Bookmarks Package ( ===
    • #info === [INCOMPLETE] jflory7 File tickets with fedora-websites team for adding links to the for and fp.o/easyfix ===
      • #action jflory7 File tickets with fedora-websites team for adding links to the for and fp.o/easyfix

  • #topic Tickets
    • #link
    • #info === Ticket #219 ===
      • #link
      • #info "Create Python talking points for Ambassadors"
      • Need to check in with mizmo about the final status of the the brochures. Need to categorize target categories from the CommOps scratchpad. What else is there to do here? cc: decause / jzb ?
    • #info === Ticket #222 ===
      • #link
      • #info "Publicizing "Fedora affiliates" (or groups using Fedora)"
      • jbishop was absent last meeting and we were going to check in with him. However, he sent regrets on the mailing list.
      • #action jflory7 Open a thread on the mailing list to follow up and get a status check on this effort
    • #info === Ticket #223 ===
      • #link
      • #info "Create Social Media Accounts for Fedora on Diaspora and GNU Social"
      • Last meeting, we agreed that the next step was to begin looking at credential distribution and how to go about doing that. bkp was going to reach out to others about this. Any updates / news?

  • #topic Upcoming Tasks
    • #link
      • #info Current / upcoming tasks:
        • #info (1) Email WGs to solicit bullet points for Beta release announcement (due: Tue 2016-04-22)
        • #info (2) Fedora 24 Beta Release Readiness Meeting (due: Thu 2016-04-28)
        • #info (3) Create Beta Announcement (Docs & Marketing) (due: Mon 2016-05-02)

  • #topic Open Floor

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