[ubuntu-uk] What aren't we doing? What should we be doing?

Alan Bell alanbell at ubuntu.com
Fri Jun 24 22:54:22 UTC 2011

On 24/06/11 20:01, Sarah Chard wrote:
> O
> n Fri, 2011-06-24 at 19:24 +0100, Paul Sutton wrote:
>> we just need to co-ordinate efforts more.
> I agree with Paul -
> the wiki pages seem to have a lot of out of date info - which is quite
> off putting if you are coming in looking for an active community.
we did have a ruthless deleting session, if there is stuff that is out 
of date then please feel free to delete or update, or report it to the 
list or something.
> it would be great to have more poster&  leaflet templates for use at
> events and other relevant material that could be tweaked if needed.

yes, http://spreadubuntu.org/ is great, and I have submitted stuff there 
a presentation template
and something specific to installfests (which we never actually did) I 
am happy to update that poster to fit a more narwhalish or ocelotic theme
you can too!

> Finding info and designing stuff, thinking up wording takes a lot of
> time and effort - we could share what we have centrally and make it
> easily accessible.
> If we know there are events coming up such as a release date or software
> freedom day - we can have material specific to that event for people to
> use. Install fests can happen at any point - so why not have some
> material ready - it all makes it so much easier for people to organise
> on the ground.
> as Paula said
>   >  creating 'buzz' at local levels is the best way to get Ubuntu out
> there on a shoestring
> we can make it easier for those that want to get out there and create
> the 'buzz' by providing more info on what has worked at events in the
> past and up to date downloadable materials for local groups to use.
> Sarah

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