ubuntu-us-nj Pre-SFD Event Suggestion: How to Help Ubuntu

Bryan Quigley gquigs at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 20:17:22 BST 2007

That's a pretty neat (and simple) scheduling thingy :) I'll vote as soon as
I figure out when I could go.
I like the idea of the event.  Although I found the installfest fun, call me

On 7/2/07, David A. Harding <harda at gnuisance.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 02:14:13PM -0400, Joseph Terranova wrote:
> > I'm also for having a sprint, as the summer doesn't seem like that
> > most useful time to hold advocacy events.
> We could go advocate at the shore. :-)
> More seriously, and longer term, I've been thinking about something
> Kevin Valentine said at the InstallFest: that the Philly LoCo did a
> whole lot of advocacy in a short amount of time and recently decided
> to take a break to recover. In short (my words), they temporarily
> burned out.
> Successful advocacy naturally leads to attempting more advocacy, but
> advocacy is hard, and if the reward for success is always more hard
> work, we ultimately guarantee burn-out.
> I proposed this event because I think it is important that we stagger
> advocacy and ``fun'' events.  The purpose of this event is to share
> food, share knowledge, and general enjoy the company of our peers.  It
> is a reward for having a successful InstallFest and a positive platform
> from which we'll prepare ourselves for our next advocacy event.
> > When would you want to have the sprint?
> Scheduling by email is, in my opinion, horribly inefficient.  I created a
> replacement poll:
>         http://www.doodle.ch/dpSysEyZVP3T
> -Dave
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