Hope you're feeling better. Take whatever time you need.
Greg DeKoenigsberg || Fedora Foundation ||
On Sun, 29 Jan 2006, Robert Whetsel wrote:
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(a)gmail.com>:
> Next Meeting: Feb 02, 2006, 14:00 UTC
> Ambassador Meeting Notes January 26, 2006, 22:00 UTC
> GregDeKoenigsberg (gregdek)
> GeroldKassube (GeroldKa)
> Niklot (Guest)
> AurelienBompard (abompard)
> DavidBarzilay (barz)
> Xenion (Guest)
> AlexMaier (lxmaier)
> RahulSundaram (mether)
> 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
> 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
> GNUify (Pune, mether)
> the original slides - about 50 or so are in:
> 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
> 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
> 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!
> you'll need Avery stock# 8871
> it's official policy: Use tchung's template at
> 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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