CDs for UNAPPROVED teams? Any discounts if we want to purchase?

Paul Tagliamonte paultag at
Wed Nov 2 14:16:55 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 10:13 AM, Tomo Popovic <tp0x45 at> wrote:
> I like the term "Supported" rather than unapproved. :)

See, I don't disagree - however:

I'd hate new teams to get the wrong impression - the way that'd make
sense if "approved" (currently approved) teams become "supported"
(e.g. funded to a greater extent, access to resources), and
"unapproved" teams become "approved" (approved as an official LoCo

I don't see the naming scheme working out the other way?

Someone please argue me back into sanity...

> I think what you are saying would be very useful and important. I
> personally think that smaller and new communities need to be cared for
> as it is very easy to loose the momentum and motivation.
> Please keep us posted if anything happens. We will probably just order
> CDs in the store.
> Regards,
> Tomo
> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 8:44 AM, Martin Owens <doctormo at> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2011-11-02 at 08:27 -0500, Tomo Popovic wrote:
>>> I was wondering what is the approach for UNAPPROVED teams?
>>> Unfortunately, our LoCo Montenegro team was not approved last month,
>>> but we are trying to keep the good momentum the team has had this
>>> year. We were thinking of buying some CDs at Canonical store, but I
>>> was wondering if there is any discount for the unapproved teams?
>>> It would be very helpful to get few hats/shirts and maybe 40-50 CDs at
>>> a discounted rate.
>>> Please let me know if there is any options and discounts for "infant"
>>> teams. Thank you.
>> Not at the moment, but there are some good ideas kicking around UDS for
>> supported teams. Which I think is a good idea as calling teams
>> 'unapproved' is rather negative and we want new teams to be cared for.
>> Martin,
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