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[Ambassadors] FAmNA Meeting Minutes from 2008-11-19



(08:01:09 PM) inode0: FAMNA meeting time ... roll call please
(08:01:16 PM) ***ke4qqq is here
(08:01:25 PM) ***DemonJester_away waves
(08:01:32 PM) ***lcafiero is playing the role of Larry Cafiero
(08:02:13 PM) inode0: late comers please add yourself to the roll call
as you arrive
(08:02:14 PM) crossbytes: crossbytes is here
(08:02:21 PM) inode0: does that make sense to say?
(08:02:42 PM) DemonJester: sure ;)
(08:02:43 PM) inode0: The meeting structure I hope to change slightly
(08:03:07 PM) inode0: Have it focus more on reporting than on
brainstorming in the future
(08:03:17 PM) lcafiero: +
(08:03:20 PM) lcafiero: 1
(08:03:25 PM) inode0: Although we'll always keep an open floor section
at the end
(08:03:47 PM) inode0: And I encourage you all to add topics to the
agenda that you would like to discuss or report about
(08:04:29 PM) inode0: I likely will also have an announcements section
at the beginning for brief announcements of interest to ambassadors
and I have a couple of those tonight
(08:04:50 PM) inode0: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Communicate/IRC/Classroom
(08:05:29 PM) inode0: I know the time is not ideal for all NA
ambassadors but please try to attend or read later Max Spevack's
Fedbruary session for ambassadors
(08:06:55 PM) inode0: I hope we can encourage more of the Fedora
community builder group to help ambassadors understand that process
better in every way we can
(08:07:30 PM) inode0: Any comments on that before I move on?
(08:07:37 PM) DemonJester: +1
(08:08:15 PM) inode0: A friend of Fedora and the larger world of free
software was honored recently
(08:08:46 PM) inode0: I'd like to extend my personal congratulations
to Matthew Szulik and share a link to his acceptance remarks
(08:08:53 PM) inode0:
http://webcast.ey.com/events/play.aspx?prog={08085a61-5b66-40cc-b560-79c8be27fc94}&options=2
(08:10:26 PM) inode0: Next is a reminder that nominations are still
open for board and steering committee positions for 2 more weeks for
those considering running
(08:11:39 PM) inode0: Does the SELF meeting meet now too?
(08:12:03 PM) inode0: ke4qqq: ?
(08:12:37 PM) inode0: appears to be the case ...
(08:12:43 PM) ***DemonJester hears chirping crickets..
(08:12:53 PM) inode0: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors/NA/Tasks
(08:13:07 PM) inode0: Thanks to whoever cleaned this page up
(08:13:37 PM) inode0: The problem with this page now, and I'm a guilty
party, is that we aren't adding our tasks to it
(08:14:12 PM) inode0: I will be adding two or three tonight for me ...
(08:14:26 PM) inode0: * clean up the old meeting wiki pages
(08:14:48 PM) inode0: * Make arrangements with SELF to develop a
proposal for FUDcon F12
(08:15:11 PM) inode0: I let tasks slip without the nagging reminder of
the task page
(08:16:06 PM) inode0: Any word from rislam yet about the non-task in Montreal?
(08:16:30 PM) DemonJester: no the last time I talked with him he said
give him some time
(08:16:45 PM) DemonJester: I can contact him again and see if he has
decided though
(08:17:03 PM) ke4qqq: sorry
(08:17:05 PM) inode0: There is at least one other Montreal ambassador too
(08:17:08 PM) ke4qqq: having connection problems
(08:17:15 PM) inode0: np
(08:17:35 PM) DemonJester: I can contact them both and see what we get
(08:17:47 PM) ke4qqq: inode0: yes there's a self meeting now as well
(08:18:19 PM) ***DemonJester wonders how a self meeting is handled ;)
(08:18:30 PM) DemonJester: j/k
(08:18:49 PM) ***inode0 laughs at DemonJester's joke
(08:18:59 PM) DemonJester: at least someone got it..
(08:19:04 PM) inode0: and notes that it is lonely
(08:19:10 PM) ke4qqq: lol
(08:19:11 PM) DemonJester: lol
(08:19:24 PM) ***lcafiero couldn't laugh aloud in class, but smirked.
(08:20:07 PM) ***herlo apologizes for beinglate
(08:20:20 PM) inode0: Any task item (or other task related) things
anyone has to report this week?
(08:20:40 PM) ***herlo has been playing w/vym
(08:20:54 PM) herlo: and created a mindmap of fp.o
(08:21:09 PM) inode0: can we see it?
(08:21:13 PM) herlo: yes
(08:21:18 PM) herlo: its in
(08:21:29 PM) lcafiero: Could I say something about the event box?
(08:21:49 PM) herlo: http://herlo.fedoraproject.org/files
(08:22:10 PM) herlo: can't recall the filename tho
(08:22:12 PM) inode0: lcafiero: will be back to you in a minute
(08:22:28 PM) herlo: inode0: on my treo
(08:22:42 PM) inode0: herlo: can you update us on the status of media
production now?
(08:22:57 PM) inode0: Is everything in good order?
(08:22:58 PM) DemonJester: herlo: i think you mean fedorapeople.org
(08:23:12 PM) herlo: yes I do
(08:23:21 PM) ***herlo does that all the time
(08:23:23 PM) herlo: :(
(08:23:37 PM) DemonJester: http:/herlo.fedorapeople.org/files/vym-foo.pdf
(08:23:51 PM) herlo: inode0: media is ordered, but we're waiting on the release
(08:23:58 PM) DemonJester: http:/herlo.fedorapeople.org/files/vym-fpo.pdf
(08:24:10 PM) herlo: DemonJester: yes
(08:24:12 PM) DemonJester: sorry fpo not foo
(08:24:16 PM) herlo: lol
(08:24:21 PM) ***DemonJester has foo on the brain!!
(08:24:45 PM) inode0: spectacular herlo
(08:25:20 PM) ke4qqq: there is a bit missing the last time I looked -
the board, fesco, etc.
(08:25:23 PM) herlo: thank you it needs work of course
(08:25:40 PM) inode0: yes, but it is a wonderful beginning
(08:26:01 PM) herlo: yay!
(08:26:35 PM) inode0: ok, lcafiero - you are at bat
(08:26:45 PM) ***herlo is done
(08:26:59 PM) lcafiero: Allow me to knock one out of the park :-)
(08:27:27 PM) lcafiero: I had a question about the event box -- it
says there's one for canada, us east coast and central us.
(08:27:34 PM) ianweller: hey look a meeting. /me starts lurking
(08:27:47 PM) ***lcafiero looks around "where?"
(08:28:06 PM) lcafiero: Anyway, my question is this -- will there be a
west coast event box?
(08:28:14 PM) inode0: there is now
(08:28:19 PM) DemonJester: there already is and it is the only one
(08:28:24 PM) DemonJester: currently
(08:28:44 PM) inode0: west region, not just west coast
(08:28:52 PM) lcafiero: Oh, I see. So on the
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors/NA/Tasks page, that's a
western box.
(08:28:54 PM) lcafiero: Okay.
(08:29:11 PM) DemonJester: minus the cowboy hat but yes :)
(08:29:22 PM) inode0: everywhere else is just borrowing it from herlo for now
(08:29:31 PM) lcafiero: I was going to say, I have a kind of
ambassador super-box that I can take some pieces from to make a
western event box, but never mind.
(08:30:20 PM) inode0: alrighty, anything else before open floor?
(08:30:59 PM) ke4qqq: ohhh
(08:31:01 PM) ke4qqq: nm
(08:31:05 PM) inode0: the floor is now open
(08:31:47 PM) ***inode0 notes the quiet ambassadors tonight
(08:31:55 PM) kam: !
(08:32:00 PM) ***lcafiero can always talk some more . . . .
(08:32:03 PM) ***inode0 considers saying something inflamatory
(08:32:11 PM) inode0: yes kam, just dive in
(08:32:17 PM) kam: How do I know if my December 08 event is funded?
(08:32:42 PM) ke4qqq: kam: at the moment you don't
(08:32:52 PM) ke4qqq: to my knowledge spevack hasn't released a budget
(08:33:11 PM) ke4qqq: though I have no doubt that it will be
(08:33:17 PM) kam: Ok, lots of volume on the list and I thought maybe
I missed it
(08:33:35 PM) ke4qqq: nope - spevack has been really busy and traveling a lot
(08:33:49 PM) DemonJester: kam: shirt update I will have the quote
tomorrow or thurs at the latest, I missed their call today..
(08:34:16 PM) kam: Ok, thanks many times over
(08:34:18 PM) inode0: what about shirts?
(08:34:51 PM) kam: Event shirts  (swag)
(08:34:53 PM) DemonJester: I got a quote for some tshirts like we had
at olf for a couple events in my area and Philadelphia
(08:37:21 PM) inode0: GA for F10 in next week
(08:37:38 PM) kam: 7 days right?
(08:37:44 PM) inode0: I expect a festive meeting :)
me me memoserv
(08:38:19 PM) ***inode0 tasks ianweller with bringing the cake
(08:38:20 PM) ***DemonJester will bring the beer and usb sticks :)
(08:38:27 PM) ianweller: lolwut
(08:38:36 PM) ***lcafiero loves usb sticks in his beer
(08:38:44 PM) ***ianweller bakes a cake and balances it on inode0's forehead
(08:38:44 PM) DemonJester: :)
(08:39:37 PM) lcafiero: Cabrillo College will have a F10 event at the
biweekly installfest nearest to the release date.
(08:40:34 PM) inode0: ok, let's wrap this up if we don't have other
business and go chat in a less formal location
(08:40:51 PM) ke4qqq: ok
(08:40:59 PM) crossbytes: ok
(08:41:03 PM) DemonJester: +1
(08:41:03 PM) ***inode0 will try hard to have something to report next
week regarding SELF
(08:41:35 PM) lcafiero: +1 (he says as he start paying attention in class again)
(08:42:01 PM) inode0: right, thank you all for coming tonight and see
you at the party next Tuesday
(08:42:23 PM) inode0: EOF


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