Re: Increasing membership of marketing-private
- From: David Neary <dneary free fr>
- To: Jeff Waugh <jdub perkypants org>
- Cc: marketing-private gnome org, marketing-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Increasing membership of marketing-private
- Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2005 22:20:25 +0200
Jeff Waugh wrote:
<quote who="Dave Neary">
I would like to get more of the marketing team onto marketing-private.
That way, we have more input from people from the community, improving
communication. I would like to keep it invitation-only, though, to make
sure that we don't get stuck in endless discussions when we just need to
get a release out the door.
Yes, the objective was to have a meritocratic system of 'promotion' (for
want of a better word) for people who are doing awesome marketing stuff to
join marketing-private, so that it is not wholly on the shoulders of the
Foundation board. The process of handling 'promotion' was not decided back
when the lists were first created - indeed, a formal process may not be
Yes, you're dead right (as are the others who contacted me). The
marketing-private list was intended to be invitation only, as I said.
Which means coming out with something resembling "get 'em while they're
hot" was inappropriate.
Apologies to those who contacted me already about this - I'll reply to
you privately. But for the moment, until we've discussed it a bit, it's
best that we don't add anyone, and when we do, it'll be off-list
invitations only. Sorry for stepping over bounds.
bolsh gimp org
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