desgua at gmail.com
Sun Sep 19 19:31:03 BST 2010
I agree with Charlie: I can't see why it wouldn't be good to have more
members in this list, even if some will not contribute much for a while.
People need time to learn. And I think everyone is welcome at Ubuntu.
On Sun, Sep 19, 2010 at 15:15, Charlie Kravetz
<cjk at teamcharliesangels.com>wrote:
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> Vishnoo <vish at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2010-09-19 at 12:12 -0400, Saleel Velankar wrote:
> > > I am glad to see that others also seem to think that the death of this
> > > list is a problem. This thread is for discussing how to get back on
> > > track.
> > >
> > Another problem is that if we discuss just here , then the
> > replies/solutions get lost in the archives.
> > Lets also summarize here : <http://openetherpad.org/UbuntuArtwork>
> > > Problem #1
> > > There are far too many people on this list that never seem to post.
> > > Solution:
> > > Trim the list to contributors only, only those that post and
> > > contribute regularly.
> > >
> > I have also had the same idea but I dont think this is a feasible idea.
> > People will want to ask questions, like how the installer question was
> > asked a few days ago.
> > We can leave this mailing list as it is? maybe?
> > What we could do is to make the lp team moderated
> > <https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-art>
> > And people can get added there once they state their intent.
> > Any work in Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Edubuntu will only be included from
> > Launchpad. So its better if the lp team was restricted to contributors.
> > > Problem #6
> > > We no longer have any direction of what to do.
> > > Solution:
> > > This entirely depends on #4 and the skillsets we can tap on this list.
> > > At the very least, we start off small and create a community set of
> > > wallpapers, as well as alpha and beta wallpapers. Lets find out who to
> > > annoy to get this done. How would you feel if community artwork had an
> > > overarching loose theme, say “Humanity” or “Narwhals”?
> > We can get this done , i dint want to push this too much since i wanted
> > to test the waters here first.. ;)
> > As I mentioned, I had been planning this for a while now, and
> > <http://openetherpad.org/UbuntuArtwork> is a consolidate of my
> > interaction with other teams. I had nearly given up because there seemed
> > to be lack of interest from others. And I was being told it might be
> > just in vain.
> > Its not just Ubuntu. There are other derivatives we can help too!
> > Xubuntu *for sure* wants help with their artwork!
> > I believe the Xubuntu team has now subscribed to this mailing list too..
> > Let's hear a reply from them directly as well.. :)
> I have been silent because it seemed the list only wants to hear from
> the artists themselves. I requested help with Xubuntu artwork, and we
> still want and need help. Unfortunately, the call for artwork to both
> the Ubuntu community and DeviantArt resulted in few replies from
> If the list became "active contributors" only, how would you expect
> anyone else to ever become active? To maintain an active list, you need
> new contributors that can actually become a part of the community. If
> Ubuntu is not accepting artwork, the derivatives certainly are. Ubuntu
> Studio, Edubuntu, Kubuntu, and Xubuntu will all accept help with
> artwork, if you are willing to help us. Xubuntu, at least, does not
> have it's own artwork team at this time, and would accept a team leader
> as well as members to work with that leader.
> - --
> Charlie Kravetz
> Interim Xubuntu Project Lead
> Linux Registered User Number 425914 [http://counter.li.org/]
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