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Re: [Ambassadors] taggin non active ambassadors on he wiki



Thank you Rajesh and Jeffrey and All for your support and encouragement.  I will definitely continue to be a very vocal and "in-person" Ambassador for Fedora Core!
Cheers!

Casey



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Sent: Mon, 6 Nov 2006 00:03:40 +0545
From: "Rajesh Pandey"
To: fedora-ambassadors-list redhat com
Subject: Re: [Ambassadors] taggin non active ambassadors on he wiki

> I agree with *Casey *about the activeness. Though some of the
> Ambassadors seem to be inactive in the meetings of fedora. In my case
the
> IRC meeting time is either early in the morning or in the evening while
we
> are away from home. How ever I remain uptodate with the threads and the
> meeting logs. I believe other Ambassadors are also upto date about the
> threads and about recent developments. Thus measuring the activeness of
> fedora Ambassadors is a bit harder job and involves cross checking. In
the
> mean time by a wrong decision or a wrong comment by someone may be
> disappointing to an interested and an active Ambassador.
>
>
> On 11/5/06, Casey Jones wrote:
>
> > Hi All,
> >
> > In regards to this current thread, I just had a quick comment.
> >
> > I haven't been very active in posting discussions to our email lists,
but
> > I have been very active in reading all the latest postings to the
lists as
> > they come in. Being one who has been a HUGE Fedora fan for years, and
only
> > more recently, a member of the Ambassadors, I often feel like my
inputs
> > would probably be better answered by someone more knowledgable.
However, I
> > do read almost all the threads in our lists.
> >
> > I am, however, a very vocal supporter of Fedora Core in my daily
duties at
> > work and elsewhere. In my line of work, a lot of my customers and
> > co-workers have been exploring their non-Redmond options, and I am
always
> > very quick to encourage them to try Fedora Core. So, I feel my
ambassador
> > participation is more along the lines of being an interface to folks
> > outside the community. I am hoping still to get to a point where I
can be
> > more actively involved in our email discussions and mailing list
threads.
> >
> > As a side note, I am REALLY REALLY impressed with Core 6! This is one
> > fantastic release! You guys have done an incredible job. A lot of the
> > features that you have improved upon have motivated a lot of the
folks I
> > work with to try Fedora Core 6. I've been burning DVD's for them like
> > crazy!
> >
> > Thanks so much and I hope my non-written, but verbal communications
as an
> > ambassador are valuable to the team!
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > Casey Jones
> >
> >
> >
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> > Sent: Sat, 04 Nov 2006 21:06:56 -0500
> > From: Jeffrey Tadlock
> > To: fedora-ambassadors-list redhat com
> > Subject: Re: [Ambassadors] taggin non active ambassadors on he wiki
> >
> > > Guillermo Gómez S. wrote:
> > > > As discussed in today meeting (irc), the point on discussion is:
> > > >
> > > > It hurts the project that some of the ambassadors publish their
email
> > > > address but do not respond to queries at all.
> > > > My original proposal is to tag them somehow so the general public
> > dont
> > > > loose their time trying to contact them.
> > >
> > > I agree that ambassadors not responding to public queries is not a
good
> > > thing. I think a certain responsibility comes with working with the
> > > ambassador group and this includes answering questions that come
from
> > > the public. If a person does not know the answer, then they should
at
> > > least do their best to acknowledge the question/comment and do what
> > they
> > > can redirect them to an appropriate resource.
> > >
> > > How to determine who the inactive ambassadors are could be a bit
more
> > > problematic. Today there are 178 ambassadors listed on the All
> > > Ambassadors list in the wiki. What constitutes activity though?
Does
> > > active list participation count? How do we know who is responding
to
> > > questions asked of them - we can't really track that.
> > >
> > > I think Bob Jensen suggested a possible "roundup" is needed. One,
to
> > > see who we still have and two, to see if the program is meeting the
> > > membership's needs.
> > >
> > > > People can be on vacation, but for how long?
> > > > Is my opinion they should take care to advice the public on the
wiki.
> > >
> > > I don't think you can put too many requirement on vacation
length's,
> > > busy times at work, etc. We are all volunteers, so each person
should
> > > only need to do what they have time to do to contribute as they
can. I
> > > *do* think though, that if something keeps you away from being able
to
> > > respond to requests that may come your way that we can ask people
to
> > > keep their personal wiki page up to date with that information.
Stating
> > > that they will be unavailable to make responses.
> > >
> > > --Jeffrey
> > >
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