New Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter section

Jonathan Carter (highvoltage) jonathan at
Mon Dec 19 12:57:25 UTC 2011

Hi Chris!

(removed the other derivatives to avoid spammage)

On 11-12-06 04:35 AM, Chris wrote:
> I'd like to take this opportunity to tell everyone about the new section on
> the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. It's a section devoted to the development of
> the official derivatives of Ubuntu. For this we'd like to receive every
> week that you have a meeting, a link to the summary of the meeting. This is
> all to more acknowledgement of the hard work everyone in the derivatives
> branches are doing.
> If there are any questions, please ask them here or on #ubuntu-news.
> akgraner and me (MrChrisDruif) should be around to answer your questions.

We're very eager about this. Currently we just have monthly meetings,
but I've been thinking that having weekly meetings again would be

Until we have weekly meeting logs, here's a few things off the top of my
head that we could perhaps do so long:
 * Story with Alkis, who wrote the classroom management tool called
"Epoptis" that he uses in Greek schools
 * Interview with Megavarnen, a person who distributes Edubuntu in
Malaysia like there's no tomorrow. He also sends more emails to the
edubuntu-webcontact address than we can read.
 * A story about our collaboration and relationship with debian-edu.
Even though our progress is slow, it is steady and we do have some goals
that we are working towards together.

I was initially thinking of doing that on the Edubuntu blog. Are you ok
with reposting things that go up there?


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