[ubuntu-marketing] Reviving the Marketing Team (yet, again!) with a focus on simple activism
randall at executiv.es
Thu Oct 22 15:43:41 UTC 2009
This issue is a good candidate for the (underused) Community Bug
Reporting area in Launchpad.
Can someone summarize and log it there?
Ubuntu Vancouver LoCo
> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 17:22:12 -0400
> From: Martin Owens <doctormo at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-marketing] Reviving the Marketing Team (yet
> again!) with a focus on simple activism
> Hey John,
> On Wed, 2009-10-21 at 10:46 -0500, John Vilsack wrote:
>> It saddens me because Ubuntu is a dominant product that could be so
>> much more if the grassroots movement would allow itself to have
>> direction. But after years of infighting in politics and other open
>> source products, I didn't have the constitution to go toe to toe with
>> the embedded members of our community here who were putting up a
> Could you identify these people? would it be possible to get a meeting
> in IRC and hash out your concerns with an arbitrator/moderator?
> I haven't seen much stubborn, I've only seen lack of man power. If only
> there was someone to fight, at least that'd be more interesting than the
>> My feeling is that the only way this will ever change is with the
>> direction of Canonical. Until that time, we will continue to get our
>> collective rears handed to us by companies that have the discipline
>> and cohesive message necessary to establish any sort of mainstream
>> market awareness or saturation.
> Ah, we're not a business, we're a community, it's not exactly the same.
> And it's not like we don't have a certain vision, we just don't have a
> good leadership for this section of the community.
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