thanks..but live usb creation is the easiest way that i see.takes less
time to create and install and everyone in campus carries one in his
pocket too :) we create local shares and servers too so users can
directly download images and create their usbs themselves.
but we'll go ahead with your idea too.
On 9/24/10, Hiemanshu Sharma <hiemanshu(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On 24-Sep-2010, at 1:09, Suchakra <suchakra(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> arun's idea works for me though. due to continuous in-campus requests,
> i'm still able to supply live media (i had excess of them from last
> event) and make live USBs sometimes to those who prefer. local
> contacts seem efficient in campuses for sure :) our techfest is around
> the corner and i'm sure the foss stall will be laden with media
> requests again!
For tech festa the best thing to do is to have people buy or get their own
DVD and you burn it for them. This always works best and only people who
really need them will come to you.
> On 9/23/10, Ankur Sinha <sanjay.ankur(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, 2010-09-23 at 22:42 +0530, Arun Prakash wrote:
>>> Hello All,
>> Hello Arun,
>> Thank you for taking time to coming up with a suggestion to improve the
>> Free media program.
>>> I found that contributors of Fedora are trying hard to drive the free
>>> media Program . I recently found the mail requesting contribution to
>>> free media Program. Rather having to mail the CD/DVD with mailing
>>> charges, they can send the CD/DVD to places near by . Is that
>>> mandatory that a Ambassador should drive free media program ?
>> You mean sending a bulk of media to certain contacts? This will also
>> cost money, and will probably cause wastage of media since few requests
>> come from locations that are near to each other : The holders of these
>> bulk media will in turn have to pay postage to at most times, therefore
>> it results in more cost, not less.
>> Another factor is that volunteers of the free media program cannot
>> produce such media in such large amounts to supply. (if we could, we
>> wouldn't be asking more folks to sign up ;) )
>> Requests come from all parts of the country. Yes, a lot of them come
>> from Bangalore and Pune but these are mostly handled by free media
>> contributors from the respective cities.
>> While it is not mandatory that an Ambassador be a free media contact,
>> you have to have an FAS account and be part of the free media group to
>> have access to the free media trac (and mailing list).
>>> All the people who are available with the CD/DVD media can enrol
>>> themselves to that media distribution program , If a person from that
>>> locality request free media , we can point them to the resource
>>> holding person , so that the request is satisfied .
>> This sounds like an integration of the free media and local contact
>> programmes. This is one of the goals of the free media program, but it
>> will take sometime before this can be streamlined and implemented under
>> a larger, lets say, "Get yourself a copy of Fedora" programme.
>>> I am also interested in Free media program , I feel this . Please
>>> suggest me if I am wrong.
>> Please sign up and accept two tickets a month. It's all we request of
>> you :)
>> You should continue this discussion along with any more ideas that you
>> can come up with, at the free media list which is a more apt
>> location. The members of the list are eager to participate in discussion
>> aimed at improvements.
>>> Arun Prakash
>>  https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/freemedia
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