Councils' Threshing meeting, Friday 19 June 2015 17:00 UTC, #ubuntu-meeting

Valorie Zimmerman valorie.zimmerman at
Thu Jun 18 06:27:28 UTC 2015

On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 10:14 PM, Paul Sladen <ubuntu at> wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> A positive suggestion has been made to hold a public IRC meeting
> regarding a number of high-profile occurances which have come to light
> during May/June 2015.  A time-slot has been suggested[1] as the Ubuntu
> Community Council #ubuntu-meeting timeslot for Friday 19 June 2015 at
> 17:00 UTC.
> I would like to see this happen.  I will try and be there.

Moving ahead so quickly would be great, but I'll be unable to attend this week.

> The procedure for drawing up the Community Council agenda recommends
> that items are edited/added 24 hours beforehand; to that end I have
> scooped up items which I am aware have cropped up on the Ubuntu
> Community Council mailing list[2] and in surrounding discussion over
> the last few weeks:
> As an observer I hope that _all_ *buntu members will do their utmost
> to keep discussion factual and on-topic.  Please try to be prepared in
> advance with straight, factual answers.[2]

For sure! We need facts and creativity to move ahead.

>         -Paul, being overly-proactive in the hope that it helps
> individuals associated with *buntu's councils gain the confidence to
> openly discuss and also allow the wider *buntu community to gain
> insight---sufficient to be in a position to accurately represent the
> situations of structure, donations, and licensing to those even less
> familiar with Ubuntu than ourselves and whom we collectively seek to
> reach in the future.

Again, an excellent aim. Regaining trust is fundamental.

Thanks again Paul for your fact-based statement email.


> [1] Hall, Michael (18 June 2015)
> [2] "Ubuntu-community-team mailing list -- A place where organisers
> (not necessarily developers) in our community discuss upcoming events,
> initiatives, get help and hang out."
> [3] Vague assertions are not facts and are unlikely to help the
> proceedings.  Please be prepared to immediately provide a public link
> so that other Ubuntu members can follow the discussion and gain their
> own context---otherwise please withdrawl such statements to keep the
> discussion focused and flowing.


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