[Lubuntu Community] Cleaning up Routine & Activities

Aere Greenway Aere at Dvorak-Keyboards.com
Wed Nov 6 16:21:58 UTC 2013


As I indicated in my last reply to you, at present, I am very busy, and 
only contribute occasionally.

If the criteria for being on this list as being able to put in more 
time, then by all means, feel free to remove me from this e-mail list.

- Aere

On 11/06/2013 07:55 AM, Ali Linx (amjjawad) wrote:
> Hi,
> Kindly have a read at:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Get%20Involved/WhoWeAre
> I have updated this Wiki Page with some new information which a bit 
> more in details than here: 
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/GettingInvolved#Lubuntu_Community
> Myself and some 'active' members of Lubuntu have discussed lately 
> about the activities of the team in general. We have noticed there are 
> some people who remain silent for months without any notice and then 
> show up suddenly then disappear again. We noticed that the list of 
> members need to be cleaned up so the Team Leaders of Lubuntu know at 
> least who is contributing and ask them for help and who is not. We 
> have noticed that the overall activities have been much less and while 
> this could be normal in regular releases at this stage, it is NOT for 
> this cycle - why? simply because Lubuntu 14.04 is going to be an LTS 
> Release and that requires lots of 'TEAM' work and I insist, TEAM WORK.
> Also, we /(active members of the team) /came to understand that 
> previously, some tasks/roles were being handled by only 1-2 people if 
> not only one. This has proved to add unbelievable stress and huge 
> burden over the shoulder of those people. And, in most times, when 
> they were in need to help and support, they got very little bit of it. 
> THIS must NOT be the case in this cycle. And, I am sorry to be extra 
> honest here but I will simply leave Lubuntu once and for all if I will 
> continue to feel that this is a few people job rather than a Community 
> and Team work.
> Team work = "We must all have a great sense of responsibility and not 
> let things happen because everyone takes the comfortable view that 
> someone else is looking after it. Someone else isn't looking after it."
> Lubuntu needs you for the coming 6 months and even after releasing 
> Lubuntu 14.04 LTS, whether it will be supported for 2 years or more 
> Lubuntu will still need you. Please, don't let Lubuntu down!
> You may wonder what is the big deal behind all that but for myself and 
> some other members, this is called Loyalty and being in love with 
> Lubuntu which will make you dedicate some of your own time to do 
> things and most of the time, do more than what you are supposed to do. 
> Lubuntu has a special magic that not only can breathe new life into an 
> old semi-dead machine but can take you far away and open your mind and 
> change your life.
> Before the Real Hard and Tough Work starts for 14.04, it is a very 
> good time to discuss such issues before 'active' people get busy with 
> testing, bugs, etc and won't have time to stuff like that :)
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Get%20Involved/WhoWeAre
> Hopefully, we can get this list updated soon!
> Because, we do need to know who is contributing and participating and 
> who is not. At least, for our information and I see nothing wrong with 
> that :)
> https://blueprints.launchpad.net/lubuntu-brainstorming/+spec/team-activity
> Thank you!
> -- 
> Remember: "All of us are smarter than any one of us."
> Best Regards,
> amjjawad <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/amjjawad>
> Areas of Involvement <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/amjjawad/AreasOfInvolvement>
> My Projects <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/amjjawad/Projects>


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