[Marketing-Public]testimonials / quotes project

Chris Hofmann marketing-public at mozilla.org
Thu, 09 Oct 2003 08:55:22 -0700

One thing to think about is authentication.  As soon as this .cgi. goes 
up I'm sure we will get a flood of testimonials and quotes from B. Gates ;-)

Bart Decrem wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> It'd be great if we had a testimonials and quotes project.  Here's how 
> this would work:
> - a web form that feeds data into a database:
> -- a quote
> -- name/initials/entity being quoted
> -- date
> -- product that the quote is about
> -- contact information / other way we can verify that it's OK to use 
> the quote
> -- permission to feature the quote and/or permission to refer press to 
> this person
> On the backend we have an editor who cleans up quotes if necessary, 
> verifies permissions, and assigns a rating to each quote depending on 
> how compelling it is.  And quotes also get stale, and stop being used 
> over time.
> Then, on the home page of our web site, and on each of the homepages 
> for our products, there could be dynamically generated testimonials 
> about our software - and right next to the testimonials is an "add 
> your testimonials" button.
> When reporters ask for a reference customer or quote, we always have 
> those handy.
> This would be another great project to host on Mozdev with mozilla.org 
> resources made available as needed.
> Let me know if you'd like to take the lead on such an effort.
> Bart
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