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Re: [Ambassadors] Proposal: Fedora European Infrastructure



O/H Francesco Ugolini έγραψε:
> Mirjam Wäckerlin ha scritto:
>> Chitlesh and I we created the draft for Fedora European Infrastructure
>> with the help of some people on #fedora-mktg.
>> The Page still needs a lot of work, add your constructive comments and
>> proposals on:
>>
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors/Drafts/Europe
>>
>> This is the first draft as a result of the discussions at fosdem 2007.
>>
>> This draft should be completed and hopefully someone will step in for
>> the post as the Fedora European Executive before LinuxTag 2007 Berlin.
> 
> Excellent! I think that the base is perfect, now we have to work to
> develop this draft with the help of ALL European Ambassadors and all
> Ambassadors interested.
> 
> I have a "little" question: Will he be a permanent Coordinator?  If yes,
> i agree, because i think that it's necessary continuity to make a work
> well, not only, he would be a reference point to all Ambassadors. (In my
> opinion a Central Europe's Ambassador would be perfect, because the big
> events are there).

Best thing would be to have a Steering Committee instead of one person, and find
a way these persons be chosen under meritocracy [1].

To ensure continuity, in the recent Docs elections, the four top vote receivers
serve on FDSCo for a larger period of time (say, 12 months) than the next three
vote receivers (6 months). This way we make sure active members on the FDSCo but
also a continuity of involvement. Maybe this is a good idea for a FEuSCo (Fedora
Europe Steering Committee).

I suggest we expand on the Draft to have a much clearer image on what the
proposal actually proposes. As I noted in Chitlesh's talk, Europe has some very
important characteristics (locality, multilinguality, different laws) that we
should make sure the new "Fedora Office" will strategically address.

Is there a compelling reason we should rush to do it before Linuxtag '07?

-d


[1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meritocracy


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