[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.


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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