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Fedora Marketing Team Meeting Minutes 2016-10-25

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

  • The participants will be posted after the meeting.

Meeting Protocol

  • To help improve the flow of the meeting, using the IRC Meeting Protocol is encouraged, as modeled by the EMEA Ambassadors.
  • Please follow the Meeting Protocol where possible.


Attendees, update this agenda with your latest items before the meeting has started.
  • #startmeeting Fedora Marketing meeting (2016-10-25)
  • #meetingname marketing
  • #chair < based on attendance >

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

  • #topic Announcements
    • #info === FUDCon LATAM ===
      • #link
      • #info FUDCon LATAM ended two weeks ago. Fedora contributors from all around the globe flocked to Puno, Perú for speaker talks, workshops, and collaboration to advance Fedora and its Four Foundations. You can read more in the Community Blog post, and there should be event reports popping up soon.
    • #info === "Fedora 25 Supplementary Wallpapers: Vote now!" ===
    • #info === In the news: "Fedora 25 Beta Resets the Linux Performance Bar" ===
      • #link
      • #info LinuxInsider covers some of the latest features and changes in the Fedora 25 Beta, and includes comments and a brief interview from mattdm. This article highlights many of the talking points generated in the past few weeks. It's clear they're making it easy for everyone to talk about what's new in Fedora 25!
    • #info === In the news: "Fedora 25 Beta Released, Ships with GNOME 3.22 Desktop and Linux Kernel 4.8.1" ===

  • #topic Action items from last meetings
    • #info No meetingo n October 18 - using action items from October 11 meeting
    • #link
    • #info How This Works: We look at past #action items from the last meeting for quick follow-up. If a task is completed, we move on to the next one. If it isn't, we get an update and re-action it if needed. If no status, we'll try to get a quick update and move forward.
    • #info === [COMPLETE] jflory7 mark #231 as complete ===
    • #info === mailga to send out emails to potentially inactive members by the end of this week ===
      • Note: This topic is also part of a ticket to be covered in today's meeting.
    • #info === [COMPLETE] x3mboy will check to see who will handle issue #237 (Magazine or Marketing) ===
    • #info === [IN PROGRESS] bkp will see if the Desktop group is gathering screenshots we can use for marketing purposes ===
      • #action bkp will see if the Desktop group is gathering screenshots we can use for marketing purposes
    • #info === [IN PROGRESS] marketing_team Release Activities page needs to be updated ===

  • #topic Tickets
    • #link
    • #info === Ticket #235 ===
    • #info === Ticket #241 ===
      • #info "Fedora Magazine feed fails to validate"
      • #link
      • #info This is a technical issue with an unknown cause. Thought this was resolved, but is still an issue. Either stickster, ryanlerch, or puiterwijk may know more with regards to this ticket and what's happening with the RSS feed for the Fedora Magazine.
    • #info === Ticket #242 ===
      • #info "Update release activity steps / process on the wiki"
      • #link
      • #info A ticket filed from an action item last week. Purpose is to add more information about repeating activities that the Marketing team helps complete every release cycle. Section should be expanded to be more comprehensive, both for experienced contributors and newcomers getting involved with Marketing.

  • #topic Upcoming Tasks
    • #link
    • #info (1) Update and freeze the screenshots page (start: Tue 2016-10-18; end: Tue 2016-10-25)
    • #info (2) Email WGs to solicit bullet points for GA release announcement (Mon 2016-10-24)
    • #info (3) Marketing: Final Screen Shots (start: Tue 2016-10-25; end: Tue 2016-11-01)
    • #info (4) Brief news distribution network (start: Tue 2016-10-25; end: Tue 2016-11-01)
    • #info (5) Monitor news sites to provide corrections & info (Tue 2016-10-25)
    • #info (6) Create GA Announcement (Docs & Marketing) (Tue 2016-11-01)

  • #topic Open Floor

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