Power User Leadership

Melvin Carvalho melvincarvalho at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 14:02:22 UTC 2011


On 2 November 2011 13:43, James Gifford <james at jamesrgifford.com> wrote:
> Heya folks!
>
> I'm James Gifford (as your mutt config probably told you when you got
> the email ;)), and I figured I'd take a minute to talk about who the
> heck I am, where I see the group going, the angle I'm probably going
> to look at things, etc.
>
> So, who am I? I'm a big Ask Ubuntu guy (forums just don't "click" for
> me), a Power user (duh), IRC guy, and I'm currently quad booting
> Ubuntu 11.04, 11.10 (by the time you read this, probably 12.04),
> Windows 8 (ewwww) and some sort of openSUSE.
>
> Where do I see the group going? Short term, helping tualatrix get
> Ubuntu Tweak into the repositories and getting docs for power users
> that are "high quality" (whatever that means) so folks don't have to
> try to understand horrible docs that result in getting their system
> messed up.
>
> After that, we'll have to see what the community is interested in. :)
>
> If after reading that you have questions, feel free to email me
> privately or publicly, I will reply to any and all questions. :)

Awesome, thanks for taking the time to update! :)

>
> Cheers,
> James Gifford
>
>
>
> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 5:13 AM, Octavian Damiean <mainerror at gmail.com> wrote:
>> James would definitely be a good choice and he has my vote. I know him from
>> Ask Ubuntu and can tell that he is a very dedicated person.
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 2:38 AM, Mike Basinger <mike.basinger at ubuntu.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> The Ubuntu Power User has been slowly been dying for the last few months.
>>> This is totally my fault, in not being giving this group the time and effort
>>> it need when it was first growing. I would first like to apologize to the
>>> group for letting this happen and second I would like to suggest the group
>>> that they select some better leadership.
>>>
>>> As from what I have seen I think James Gifford would be the perfect person
>>> to lead this group. He has the excitement for this project with the
>>> knowledge of Ubuntu development to help Ubuntu Power Users grow and let the
>>> group make some great contributions to Ubuntu.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Mike
>>> --
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>>> mike.basinger at ubuntu.com
>>>
>>>
>>>
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