I personally think that this is a concern that should be also shared
with our marketing team looping them in.
We probably need to advertise server, edge stories bit more in our
annoucements. There will be a bit more EDGE advertisment in Micro
Thank you for raising the concern
Sasi Olin píše v Po 14. 03. 2022 v 15:48 +0100:
> On Mo, Mär 14 2022 at 15:30:52 +0100, Richard Brown <rbrown(a)suse.de>
> > Maybe the laptop being the only computer you can see on
> > www.opensuse.org?
> > Maybe because the Tumbleweed description mentions desktops and
> > office
> > applications but no obvious server/cloud/edge/embedded use cases?
> > (Samba and git straddle multiple realms).
> > Maybe because the Leap description only mentions 'pick your
> > desktop...'
> > Maybe because news articles like
> > https://news.opensuse.org/2022/03/02/leap-reaches-beta-build-phase/
> > emphasise Plasma, GNOME, Enlightenment, but don't mention a single
> > use
> > case besides desktop, and asks users to test it on " on multiple
> > laptops, workstations and other hardware devices"
> > Conciously or not, I'd say openSUSE has a desktop bias problem that
> > it
> > needs to address, especially when it comes to how we talk about
> > ourselves.
> I hope you will be glad to learn I'm trying my best to make both
> get-o-o and www-o-o (which has been in the works for 3 years and
> really expected to be finished anytime soon) appeal to a wider set of
> audiences than just desktop users (while also making it easier for
> specific audiences to find their way around the project).
> The thing that stops me the most is that I'm not a copy writer and I
> can't come up with good text to market everything about the projects
> and its output well at all, I got plenty of help from others in this
> area already, and so things are moving at a faster pace, but this
> to be a general issue with our websites, text is kind of a mess and
> people don't understand things we try to communicate.
> Finding out anything about the project, the distros is a matter of
> asking a lot of questions to the community on communication platforms
> instead it seems, which we are frankly happy to answer, but not
> everyone will ask before they just give up after trying to look it up
> for themselves.
> Also Richard, I hope I don't have to state the obvious, but I did not
> see any bug reports/issues on the subject of the websites targeting
> desktop more. I really wish I could read y'alls' minds, so I knew how
> to please you in what our messaging on the core websites is, but I
> can't do it no matter how hard I try.
> LCP [Sasi]
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