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Re: [Ambassadors] Fedora Belgium



Opps, I hit the "Enter" key inconveniently.
I am going to resent this previous post as soon as it will be finished.
Sorry again for that.

KR
Frederic




On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 12:20 PM, Frederic Hornain <fhornain gmail com> wrote:
> Dear Max,
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>  That is exactly the point what I wanted to approach.
>  Let's explain me why I launch the local entity debate.
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>  Well, one of my recurrent annual project is to promote Fedora locally
>  - Belgium - which is not in contradiction with what you wrote, isn't
>  it.
>  I organize and participate to commercial and non commercial event
>  with Red Hat Belgium and spread the words when it is possible.
>  In addition, I am trying to improve Fedora in Belgium from errors,
>  misses, etc  I had from previous years.
>  However, I am beginning to be a little bit stuck.
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>  For instance, I do not have any resources in order to promote Fedora
>  locally. I requested them several time via
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>  That the reason why for my point of view, we need to be more
>  organized, more empowered, more professional, more transparent.
>  And that is one of the reasons of the Fedora EMEA NPO creation.
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>  For instance, the FOSDEM has to be managed as a project.
>  So it needs annual scope, time and budget.
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>  On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 7:20 PM, Max Spevack <mspevack redhat com> wrote:
>  > On Fri, 29 Feb 2008, Thomas Canniot wrote:
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>  >  > Local entities are good as they can do this face to face job with
>  >  > local members. That's what we do here, and I should not make a mistake
>  >  > saying that european people first feels being from their countries
>  >  > before feeling European. I consider myself as being more French than
>  >  > European, however, Europe IS bigger than France and gives many laws to
>  >  > us.
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>  >  I am very interested in allowing local people to be empowered -- I am
>  >  glad that there is a French Fedora team that understands all the events
>  >  in France, and that can come back to someone like me or FAMSCo and ask
>  >  for resources.
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>  >  I am glad that there is a LinuxTag and FOSDEM organizational team that
>  >  does similar things.
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>  >  I want that to continue to grow, and I want people all over the world to
>  >  be able to get resources for local events and to promote Fedora locally:
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>  >  This is one of the goals of the Red Hat Community Architecture team,
>  >  which I am a member of.
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>  >  But all of that is very different than going through the process of
>  >  setting up a separate legal entity for each country, which I personally
>  >  don't think gives us much value.  But that is just my opinion.  ;)
>  >
>  >  --Max
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