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Month: March 2014

Re: [trinity-devel] Indefinite QuickBuild outage

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2014 02:07:13 -0500
>>> Exactly! What we need is a bigger crowd!
>> Actually what we really need is a PR person to better "advertize" TDE.
>> Any PR expert in the list? Or do you know any who would be willing to
>> contribute?
>>   Michele
> I heartily second this!  I have not been historically good at PR for TDE,
> usually being neck-deep in some obscure bug report or enhancement during
> my TDE "working hours".
> Also, regarding the coffee mugs/T-shirts, this is a good idea.  We had
> discussed something similar but I think I managed to forget all about it
> before investigating further (probably while fixing one of the more
> difficult bug reports ;-)).  It looks like there is at least one company
> that will produce them on-demand; any thoughts on what kind of profit
> margin on such an intrinsically inexpensive item would be tolerable to
> most of my fellow geeks?
> I would suggest adding in this store with our Web site redesign, as users
> will probably be clicking around already to discover where everything
> went.  I could use some ideas as to what to call it to encourage clicks
> from random users. ;-)  I could also use some ideas on what to put on the
> items besides our logo and project name (i.e. a slogan or similar).
> Thanks, and thank you again to all who donated!  We are now at $350
> towards the replacement chiller (~ 23% achieved of my lower goal).
> Tim

Oh, and speaking of PR, would anyone on this list be able to better
formulate a plea for financial help for distribution to the users list?  I
will put something together if not, but I thought I'd ask if there are any
PR wizards willing to take a crack at it first.