[Linux-aus] Media Officer Now

Con Zymaris conz at cyber.com.au
Wed Feb 4 17:28:01 UTC 2004

On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 05:00:46PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 12:12:06PM +0800, Leon Brooks wrote:
> > On Wed, 4 Feb 2004 11:55, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > > Suggestion: Keep visibiliy up (make sure all the committee, and
> > > potentially the LUG list can see the progress) and curtail random
> > > noise socially, not technically (ie. yell at people instead of having
> > > a private black-hole mailing list).
> > I worry that hostiles might make hay out of on-list deliberations.
> Debian has *lots* of flamewars in public. It's far less bothersome than
> you'd expect. And if you hold them in public in the first place, at least
> if it gets reported more widely than you might like you can just say
> "yes, that's the way we do things; it can be tough, but it strengthens
> the conclusions we end up with" and, well, people tend to be able to
> deal with it.
> Secrecy's something to avoid wherever possible, and then some.

I'm with Leon.

marketing and positioning strategies, and how they are achieved, should 
not be information widely disseminated.
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