[ubuntu-marketing] Ubuntu Marketing Team Meeting @ Tue Mar 25 7pm -, > > 8:30pm () (Google Calendar)
felipelerena at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 22:04:02 GMT 2008
On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 6:59 PM, Matthew East <mdke at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 3:27 AM, Craig A. Eddy <tyche at cox.net> wrote:
> > I find it unusual that you wouldn't post the meeting information
> > in a location that one would expect. Normally, meeting information is
> > posted to the Fridge. From there, it's picked up by the Ubuntu Weekly
> > Newsletter. People involved in numerous Teams know to look on the
> > Fridge for information concerning meeting dates, times and locations.
> > Instead, you post it on a Google Calendar.
> I think the tone of your response was way over the top. Yes, the
> meeting time should have been posted to the Fridge, but the marketing
> list was sent a clear message with the meeting information and a
> reminder of it... I am pretty sure that the majority of those
> interested were aware of it.
> A friendly nudge to post the meeting time to the Fridge would have been enough.
> > Google Calendar. I can't even begin to think of one good reason
> > for using that. Right off the bat, to use it, you have to accept
> > Google-analytics. I don't accept Google-analytics. At all. Ever. I
> > do not believe that anyone should have the right to follow me around
> > and see where I go just so they can try to sell me something that I
> > don't want. That's even more invasive than the telemarketer that
> > calls you just as you sit down to dinner, after a long and
> > exceptionally hard day at work. It's more abusive than the
> > overly-religious person who really doesn't know you, but follows you
> > around expounding on all the things you do that are wrong. It's more
> > ridiculous than the micro-managing boss that wants to know everything
> > that you do, and takes exception to all of it. It's as wrong as the
> > Operating System that continually phones home to let it's master know
> > what you have for software, and deletes anything that it feels isn't
> > appropriate (i.e. isn't made by that company). I don't DO Google
> > Calendar. Period.
> With such a violent disagreement with Google Analytics, be sure to
> avoid using the Ubuntu website, wiki and help website.
> Matthew East
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Hi Guys, In the meeting I took the responsability to be the meeting
manager from now on. I will ensure to contact the people from the
fridge and all the information channels in every future meeting so
everybody can attend.
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