Technical Board meeting summary, 2005-11-29

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Thu Dec 1 19:13:25 GMT 2005

On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 04:30:42PM -0200, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
> On 29 Nov, 2005, at 9:13 PM, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > ...
> > There was a brief discussion about how to deal with candidates who had
> > proposed themselves in Launchpad but not yet attended a meeting.  Many 
> > of these candidates had not been seen in the MOTU community at all.  
> > Daniel Holbach volunteered to contact them and explain the process of 
> > joining the team.
> > ...
> Perhaps more efficient, in the long term, would be for a MOTU admin to 
> describe the requirements for joining the team in the Description field 
> of the team's Launchpad page <>.

We're actually discussing the ubuntu-dev team, but yes, that would be an
improvement.  However, what would be much better would be to explicitly
present the user with instructions when they request to join the team.
Much of this can be generic, as it will apply to all teams, e.g. "The team
administrators are unlikely to honor your request if they don't know who you

 - mdz

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