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Re: [Fedora-ambassadors-list] Ambassadors meeting notes January 26, 22 UTC



Robert, 

Hope you're feeling better.  Take whatever time you need.

--g

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On Sun, 29 Jan 2006, Robert Whetsel wrote:

> ALCON,
> 
> Sorry for not making the meeting; I had surgery this week and was a bit
> preoccupied. I will be back to work on Monday the 30th, and back into the swing
> of things next week with my action items for Fedora.
> 
> Quoting Alex Maier <lxmaier gmail com>:
> 
> > Next Meeting: Feb 02, 2006, 14:00 UTC
> > 
> > Ambassador Meeting Notes January 26, 2006, 22:00 UTC
> > 
> > Attending:
> >       GregDeKoenigsberg (gregdek)
> >       GeroldKassube (GeroldKa)
> >       Niklot (Guest)
> >       ChitleshGoorah
> >       AurelienBompard (abompard)
> >       DavidBarzilay (barz)
> >       JoseTarazona
> >       Xenion (Guest)
> >       AlexMaier (lxmaier)
> >       RahulSundaram (mether)
> >       FrancescoUgolini
> >       KarstenWade (quaid)
> >       BobJensen (MicroBob)
> >       MikeKnox (monkey|wrk)
> >       MikaelJacobsson (maikaru)
> > 
> > 
> > GeroldKa has invited Niklot and Xenion to participate the meeting
> > later on, because they  may be interested in becoming Ambassadors
> > 
> > Upcoming Events
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraEvents
> > 
> > Solutions Linux (Paris, abompard)
> > abompard received stuff for Soultions Linux
> > it was still in one piece, but not far from torn apart
> > abompard will be able to attend 2 days out of 3
> > abompard is translating Fred's slides to french right now
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Marketing/Slides
> > 
> > GNUify (Pune, mether)
> > the original slides - about 50 or so are in:
> > http://people.redhat.com/sundaram/
> > mether is cutting down and reorganising them based on a new idea
> > otherwise nothing else to report on
> > 
> > FUDCon @ LinuxAsia (New Delhi, mether)
> > Planning for this is going well; schedule is almost finished; schwag
> > is delivered; we're just about ready to go.
> > mether is rewriting the slides and will upload it when its done to the
> > common pool
> > all the arrangements are mostly done by now
> > 
> > SCALE 4x (tchung)
> > tchung received 70 t-shirts and 150 DVDs.
> > planning to burn 50 more DVDs himself.
> > tchung will take a lot of pictures at the event to record it and
> > report about it.
> > tchung is not sure about a blog but there will be plenty of pictures
> > and a special coverage in FWN. :)
> > quaid	tchung: sorry I'm not going to make it SCALE, I'm cutting back
> > on travel it seems
> > 
> > Banners:
> > tchung	ok. I suppose I could cook something up in local stationey store. :)
> > JoseTarazona	Banner for shows (I'm working on two events for
> > Universities, dates still pending.) and one for a website for my
> > country
> > gregdek	lxmaier: I'm starting to think it makes more sense to
> > manufacture centrally and ship.
> > lxmaier	i could supervise the manufacturing in Germany and/or UK
> > lxmaier	and we could have [sasquatch] ship them out to other locations
> > within europe
> > gregdek will have an update on schwag coming up this week, which will
> > include banners etc.
> > 
> > FOSDEM (Fred)
> > gregdek	OK, no Fred.  We'll discuss FOSDEM later
> > 
> > barz	lwce in sydney is targeting businesses and .org booths are way 2
> > expensive. we decided dropping this one, not suitable 4 FC's audience
> > or budget.
> > It will be removed from the wiki
> > 
> > ChitleshGoorah has secured a booth for Fedora for the Strasbourg
> > event. He posted it lately on the M.list
> > ChitleshGoorah	Sure if someone is interested can join me
> > ChitleshGoorah	If not Ill be with my gf and maybe a fedora user too
> > ChitleshGoorah	our lug is looking for hotels which can provide us
> > cheap prices for the event :)
> > JoseTarazona	I'm interested, count with me
> > 
> > monkey|wrk	I might be able to attend the linuxworldexpo in Sydney
> > barz	they do have .org, but same prices
> > LWCE Sydney will be removed from events list
> > 
> > richard Tuttle has added OSCON to the event list, which is
> > outstanding. We will need an update from him.
> > 
> > nman64	Unfortunately, we can't provide a bunch of money for everyone
> > to get to every event (we'd love to if we could), so we have to
> > consider each event and decide where the money should go.  The same
> > budget is also used for producing merchandise. The Steering Committee
> > is working on policies and procedures to get everything moving
> > smoothly. If ever you have an event near you that you would like to
> > try to get to, come up with a budget and let us know what you need. 
> > We'll do the best we can.
> > Part of being an ambassador is acting as the regional contact for the
> > team.  We can add links to the ambassador pages from that page. If a
> > local user wants us to attend or wants our support, they should
> > contact their local Ambassador.
> > 
> > maikaru	ok... those events in stockholm are the expensive ones and
> > those in gothenburg are the not so expensive... i know ppl there that
> > i can sleep at if needed... i plan to contact the biggest
> > computermagazine in sweden so swedish ppl will know about me soon ;)
> > 
> > Fedora Libraries (Chitlesh)
> > launched FedoraLibraries in the list.  ambassadors need to move ASAP
> > for this project. the discussion to continue on the list.
> > 
> > FUDCon / LinuxTag at Wiesbaden.
> > lxmaier and gregdek had a conversation with Florian Brand from RH
> > Germany today. GeroldKa and Florian will be co-owners.
> > 
> > Schwag pipeline.
> > gregdek	We've got a plan that I'll be publicising to ambassadors-list
> > later today. Goal: to have the schwag pipeline up, funded and working
> > by March 15th. Right now, we've got a lot of requests, but not a lot
> > of resources.  Yet. But "help is on the way".
> > BUT: we will NOT be sending single T-shirts or anything like that. We
> > will be sending KITS to ambassadors. Too expensive to drop-ship single
> > Ts and hats and such.
> > Kits, as of right now, will consist of:
> > * Hats;
> > * Pens;
> > * Stickers;
> > * Posters.
> > However many we can fit into about $100 worth of stuff.
> > 
> > Note: this does NOT include t-shirts.  Why?
> > Because T-shirts are:
> > * expensive for what you get;
> > * always in the wrong size;
> > * bulkier to ship.
> > 
> > Note: there WILL be a place to ORDER shirts, but they will NOT be part
> > of the kits.
> > nman64	In the future, we should be able to work with a service like
> > CafePress or Spreadshirt to offer T-shirts and other merchandise as a
> > fundraising tool, but not yet.
> > 
> > BUSINESS CARDS
> > We have four proposed designs.
> > Let's pick the best one or two and move!
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors/BusinessCards
> > you'll need Avery stock#  8871
> > it's official policy: Use tchung's template at
> > http://fedoranews.org/tchung/biz
> > please read readme.txt
> > 
> > FrancescoUgolini	I have only to say that i'm working on the fedora
> > installation guide in italian, i've done the beginning and the first
> > chapter, and i think in a week or two i've finished to traduce. So see
> > ya the next week and good night
> > 
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> 
> 
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> Cheers,
>  
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