A Global Ubuntu Release party

Martin Owens doctormo at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 10:16:09 BST 2009

Hey Alex,

The video idea is interesting, even if the videos were not streamed but
just regular edited videos.

I'm going to see if I can get our new guy with the camera to come to our
party and shoot some people, maybe ask them what they're looking forward
to in the new release.


On Tue, 2009-10-06 at 10:07 +0200, Alex Lourie wrote:
> Hello LoCo Teams!
> With the great success of the Global Jam, it is clear what an amazing
> community you all are. I am always amazed to see
> all the passion and love poured in by all of you to make the Ubuntu
> better and more awesome than it already is. Experiencing
> the global Ubuntu community from the photos on Jono's blog and many
> other resources is a very exhilarating, and the more I
> see such an amazing group of people, the more I want to be a part of
> it.
> With that in mind, I had an idea that I would like to propose here for
> your consideration. I imagine taking these photos concept a
> bit further and propose a Global Ubuntu Release Party.
> I know many of you organize a local release party or participate in
> one. That it, there will be an awesome number of teams *around the
> world*
> partying together to celebrate the release of our favorite operating
> system. So why not capture these glorious moments? I suggest that a
> special
> channel will be opened on Vimeo/Ustream or any other video streams
> provider. Each team, during their party, would record and stream part
> or all
> of their event. And then, about a week after all teams are done
> partying (well, I assume that one week would be enough to get everyone
> back in shape),
> there will be the cool video channel with all the videos from all the
> teams around the world about the release event. And if someone would
> see these in
> some sort of collage (and at the same time), then such a person would
> feel he's at the Global Release party, with people all around the
> world!
> And maybe Jono and Mark could hop in, and spill on us a bit of their
> wit and fun and joy about the release as well.
> Please send your feedback on this crazy thought.
> Thanks,
> Alex.

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