Moving Team and LoCo Announcements to the Fridge

John Crawford johnc4510 at
Tue Jul 8 08:29:04 BST 2008

Nick Ali wrote:
> currently reads in 244 news feeds. Most items do not
> stay on the front page for a single day, but teams (like Mythbuntu,
> QA, Server, Studio, etc) and LoCos still use it as a way of
> disseminating information. Its too hard to separate the "window into
> the world, work and lives of Ubuntu developers and contributors" from
> real news. Instead, teams and LoCos should be posting on the Fridge.
> We need to encourage the teams and LoCos to either pass on the
> information to us, or let them post to the Fridge directly.
> There are a couple of advantages to posting on the Fridge. Obviously
> the content sticks around much longer and can be retrieved easily
> later. Items can also be logically tagged so that a reader can
> subscribe to any specific tag with a news reader.
> Any thoughts?
> nick
The problem I see with that is we(the editors) are going to be swamped 
with requests to add meetings, events, etc. Not that we couldn't do it. 
It seems to me if we had a place on Launchpad then we could add teams 
and who could post from the team and let them do it themselves. ????


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