[CentOS-devel] [Introduction] Social Media Policies for CentOS
marcin.dulak at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 14:56:22 UTC 2015
On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 3:09 PM, Brian Proffitt <bkp at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 08/12/2015 10:37 AM, Carl Trieloff wrote:
> > My main question is how do we make the project more influential by using
> > this channel.
> > Carl
> My ideas on this are pretty straightforward: establish CentOS and its
> community as a "thought leader" in a given aspect of technology by using
> the social media channels to amplify that. Say the Board (or social
> media committee or whatever ends up happening) decides CentOS should be
> recognized as a leader in cloud-based servers*, because that's where the
> community's expertise lies.
> In that scenario, when stories/blogs appear in the ether about
> cloud-based servers, members of the community could point to it on the
> CentOS social media channels and perhaps make a comment. Over time, the
> CentOS community will become recognized for this expertise, and people
> will seek out CentOS community members for advice/help in this area and
> CentOS the software becomes more attractive for the same reasons.
> This should not be done as a firehose of aggregated content, and there
> should be original content on a CentOS blog/blog network to back this up.
another idea: i would like to see links to github/bitbucket repos with
runnable code tested automatically on one of the public CI systems instead
In my opinion blogs make horrible things to open software:
provide usually incorrect or quickly obsolete information.
One does not become an expert by commenting on something.
CentOS community experts could contribute to make such testable projects
> That is the approach I find works best for influence. Other
> suggestions/comments welcome.
> > On 08/12/2015 08:27 AM, Jim Perrin wrote:
> >> So,
> >> A couple questions here:
> >> 1. Are there equivalent guidelines for projects like Fedora, oVirt,
> >> KDE,etc to review/compare against?
> >> 2. Question for the community-at-large, who else would be interested in
> >> participating?
> *As just one example of I am sure of many.
> Principal Community Analyst
> Open Source and Standards
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