I can maybe help in organizing/delivering similar session in-person
separately for Quebec region. I was supposed to be at Beijing and help
Ankur in this packaging 101 session but some exams have ruined the
plan :-/ I can not however do the SCL/ROS packaging alone (Which
essentially means I can just do the week 2 thing) I stay in Montreal
just for the info.
On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 11:20 AM, Leslie S Satenstein
> Please note
> Many of us in the Fedora community are not able to travel. Is it possible
> to video the workshops, to keep the most salient parts. I am very keen to
> learn the week 2 stuff and the rest of the stuff, thereafter. If there are
> slides that I can use, I would like to do a similar presentation for Quebec
> and the North Eastern part of Canada/USA.
> Mr. Leslie Satenstein
> From: Ankur Sinha <sanjay.ankur(a)gmail.com>
> To: Fedora Ambassadors <ambassadors(a)lists.fedoraproject.org>
> Cc: Fedora India <india(a)lists.fedoraproject.org>; 孙子谦
> <zsun(a)fedoraproject.org>; Suchakra Sharma <suchakra(a)gmail.com>; Fedora Join
> Mailing list <fedora-join(a)lists.fedoraproject.org>; Fedora IRC Classroom
> Mailing List <classroom(a)lists.fedoraproject.org>; Alick Zhao
> Sent: Monday, April 14, 2014 6:30 AM
> Subject: Re: [Fedora-join] ROS and RPM packaging IRC workshop series
> On Mon, 2014-04-07 at 09:43 +1000, Ankur Sinha wrote:
>> I intend to take a ROS RPM packaging session at the upcoming FUDCon at
>> Beijing in May. With that in mind, I'd like to take a couple of
>> workshops to help interested parties learn the tools before the final
>> hack session, so that we can get some actual work done at the event. A
>> workshop a week should be fine:
>> Week #1: Introduction to ROS - what is ROS, why it'll be good to package
>> it up for Fedora
>> Week #2: Introduction to RPM packaging - a basic introduction where
>> we'll walk through the hello world package
>> Week #3: Introduction to SCL and ROS packaging
>> Week #4: Q&A session
> The sessions will be held at for the next 4 weeks at: 10:00 UTC each
> Please check the following link for your local times:
> I've also added the event to fedocal:
> Please try and read up a little beforehand. I'll see you there!
> Warm regards,
> Ankur (FranciscoD)
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Finally, after a long time, we had a Fedora meetup today (March 8,
2014) in Bangalore at Red Hat's office in Bangalore.
The attendees for the event were:
- Anil Shah
- Varun Shastry
- Rejy M Cyriac
- Ratnadeep Debnath
- Sayan Chowdhury
- Sarup Banskota
Following is a summary of the discussions that took place in today's meetup:
Fedora monthly meetup
We've decided to do a local Fedora meetup every month to discuss and
act on reaching out to more and more people in and around the city to
encourage usage of FOSS tools, Fedora and contributing back.
Once in a while, we decided have FADs where fellow Fedora folks get
together to share knowledge and hack on cool projects.
Reach out to colleges
In a slow and steady manner, we'd go to colleges and local LUGs and
conduct events and workshops to educate and inspire more people to
contribute to FOSS and Fedora.
Entry point for contributors
We'd be working on creating the necessary tools to help newbies get
started with contributing to Fedora very easily. This is inspired from
Please feel free to drop your comments and opinions on the above
topics discussed in today's meetup to help us do better job in
evangelising Fedora and inspiring people to contribute.
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