[Ubuntu Chicago] Chicago Loco IRC Meetings

Tim Potter musikgoat at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 22:18:19 GMT 2009


I think that would be a nice thing to do, assuming that there is some type
of plan as to what the meeting will be about.

This could be a good time to have discussions on future meetings or IRL
events planning.

I'd be down... usually evenings and weekends are the only free time for me.

-Tim


On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 2:44 PM, Steve Woodruff <swoody at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> I wanted to post this to the mailing list to get some input and feedback on
> what you guys think about the idea. I just spoke with Rich, and it seems
> that the Chicago Loco at one time held regular IRC meetings. I would be in
> favor of having IRC meetings for the team again. I feel that it would give
> everyone a great way to stay in touch, and to know what's going on in the
> Chicagoland area. I think it would be a good means for us to share ideas for
> meetups, events, etc. as well as a find out about up coming events in the
> area that some may not be aware of. Having a set day/time would work great
> to collaborate all the randomness of IRC, where people may not be online
> when topics or events are discussed informally.
>
> I figure once a month meetings would do pretty well. That would be often
> enough for everyone to stay up-to-date, but not so often that people become
> overwhelmed with too many meetings to attend. If this became popular enough,
> we could even take the time to record our minutes and create a wiki from the
> Loco's main wiki page so they can be used as a reference for those who may
> have missed a meeting. As far as the channel, I'm not sure if we'd be able
> to use #ubuntu-meeting, or what the schedule looks like, but I don't think
> we'd have a problem holding the meetings in #ubuntu-chicago. For right now,
> I'm more interested in finding out how everyone feels about having meetings.
> If it's favorable, then we can go on to setting a day/time/channel for them.
>
> Let us all know your feelings on this. If you support it, if you don't,
> what your opinions are, etc. etc.
>
> Thanks,
> Steve
>
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