ubuntu-us-ne Happy New Year-2008 Planning
dthacker9 at cox.net
Mon Jan 7 03:00:21 GMT 2008
On Sunday 06 January 2008 17:08:52 you wrote:
> 1. in person meetings might be nice. not very practical however for me
> living 100 miles from Omaha.
Lincoln's closer to you. Anybody in Lincoln up for a in-person meeting?
> 2. Very few members seem to use IRC. I question its worth. Maybe a
> forum would server as a better way to communicate with more members.
> that along with some polls.
I'll see about getting a forum set up. In the meantime this is my chance to
plug our new irc channel, #ubuntu-us-ne on freenode.net.
> 3. I do not have any pet projects to work on . but that might help if
> we had one.
Any surplus PC's up for grabs in your neighborhood? We could set up an
> 4. I would like to learn how to package programs . I have however had
> a hard time focusing my self on trying to learn.
I'd like to have a packaging fest with a mentor available via irc or in
> I feel that we need to get a true gauge of how many members want to do
> something. depending on that number try to plan out 2-4 things to do
> over the year. planned out in a timeline ... working on project 1
> till may... project 2 till October maybe.
> idea like setup a booth at 1 fair ... have a computer swap meet.
Hey, how much does it cost to do a booth at a county fair?
> just thoughts
> On 1/6/08, Dave Thacker <dthacker9 at cox.net> wrote:
> > Ok, the holidays are over, the New Year has begun, and this list is
> > entirely too quiet. I have few ideas for 2008, but I'd like to see what
> > the membership would like to do as well.
> > Should we have regular in-person meetings?
> > Should we continue IRC meetings and/or change the frequency?
> > Any pet projects you want to work on?
> > Anything special in the Ubuntu world you want to learn?
> > I need volunteers for
> > -wiki maintenance
> > -email maintenance
> > -irc maintenance
> > -mentoring students in a high school programming contest (php)
> > Dave Thacker
> > Admin, Ubuntu Nebraska Local Community Team
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