[Members] Promotion: FOSDEM

Jonathan Schleifer js-xmpp-members at webkeks.org
Tue Jan 27 08:36:30 CST 2009

Am 27.01.2009 um 15:27 schrieb Dave Cridland:

> Oddly enough, a geek was just asking me if I knew where any Average  
> Joes hung out, because he was "dying to give them some Average Joe  
> papers that they might like to read".
> And I'm honestly not joking.

So, why don't we have a few of them? As Florian said, nobody will take  
100 with him. But maybe 5 or 10.

> However, he was - the point being that although it's true to say  
> "you can't know" about every attendee at FOSDEM, we similarly cannot  
> know that they will be charging around to wherever it is Average  
> Joes hang out. On the other hand, we do know that there will be an  
> excellent technically literate audience we can usefully encourage  
> into active participation in the XMPP community, and that's a useful  
> audience to target and exploit.

Good point. Encouraging to become active. We could also give tips on  
how to advocate it to Average Joes.

So, this leaves the question: Why now have 2 types of flyers? I know  
that some projects for example do so.


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