[Ambassadors] the "premier" label [was Re: Fedora Budget.next - https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Budget.next]

S.Kemter sirko.kemter at gmail.com
Sat Nov 7 00:01:36 UTC 2015


2015-11-06 22:51 GMT+07:00 Matthew Miller <mattdm at fedoraproject.org>:

> On Fri, Nov 06, 2015 at 09:11:45AM -0600, inode0 wrote:
> > > - I would almost prefer to see premier events not be split out
> > > separately, and instead force the Council to transparently allocate
> > It isn't quite clear to me if the Fedora Premier Events are still
> > intended to be the responsibility of OSAS or of the Council. I think
> > moving them to the Council, whether lumped with Discretionary Council
> > Budget or not would be good for transparency and Council flexibility.
> From the wiki, the word "premier" label means:
>  * organized by the Fedora community
>  * all about Fedora
> I find this a little odd, because the word literally means "most
> important or best", and I don't think that's actually what we mean.
> My preference would be to not use this label for FADs. If we want to
> keep using the word, let's call Flock _the_ premier global Fedora
> event, and FUDCons premier regional events. I don't think we even need
> a special term for FADs.
> And, I think *some* FADs make sense from the central community budget
> (whether we call that the Council budget or something else), while
> others — like the ambassadors' planning FADs — make sense to me to be
> part of the regional budgets directly.

then they will not happen, they eat easily a third of the regional budget.
But there is still need for them.

> This implies regionalizing some things which have not been
> traditionally in the ambassadors scope — for example, a translation
> activity day focused a language or languages of a region might be best
> planned and organized within that region.
> [will reply to other points in your message separately]
br gnokii

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