[UbuntuWomen] Re: planet blogs

Lizzeh Lizzeh at gmail.com
Mon May 1 15:58:49 BST 2006


I was curious about the blogs at planet as well :) What content would be 
good for them.  I have a personal one and a technical one.

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>    1. Re:  www.ubuntu-women.org (Claudine Chionh)
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>    3. Re:  Re: www.ubuntu-women.org (Yolynne Medina)
>    4.  planet (Vid Ayer)
>    5. Re:  www.ubuntu-women.org (Jonathan Carter)
>    6. Re:  planet (Elizabeth Krumbach)
>    7. Re:  planet (Vid Ayer)
>    8. Re:  planet (sfr)
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> Subject:
> Re: [UbuntuWomen] www.ubuntu-women.org
> From:
> Claudine Chionh <claudine at chionh.org>
> Date:
> Sat, 29 Apr 2006 12:32:36 +1000
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> At Sat, 29 Apr 2006 00:24:42 +0600,
> Vid Ayer wrote:
>
>   
>>> In the "About you" section it might also be helpful to add things like
>>> Launchpad ID, homepage... all optional of course.
>>>       
>> hmm... do you mean the FAQ page. I kept static pages to the bare
>> minimum (now 4) of which the Mentoring page is still awaiting feedback
>> from list members (*poke* :-))
>>     
>
> I meant in the "About [my name]" section on members' profiles, we can
> list things like personal home page URLs in addition to Clytie's
> suggestions.
>
> Claudine
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> Subject:
> Re: [UbuntuWomen] www.ubuntu-women.org
> From:
> "Yolynne Medina" <yolynne at gmail.com>
> Date:
> Sat, 29 Apr 2006 10:40:31 +0800
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> Congratulations, nice job!
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> On 4/27/06, *Vid Ayer* <svaksha at gmail.com <mailto:svaksha at gmail.com>> 
> wrote:
>
>     Hello Everybody,
>
>     Ubuntu-Women now has its very own website :
>     http://www.ubuntu-women.org
>
>     Here, you will find few static pages, with the hope that the wiki will
>     be used as a collaborative method of communication.
>
>     Wiki :-- It is currently freely editable and does not require
>     registration. If you dont like that, tell us...based on which we will
>     move ahead.
>
>     Static Pages :-- Most of the content has been taken from our old wiki
>     page, with the exception of the Mentoring page. Your suggestions,
>     ideas and input are welcome.
>
>     Translations :--- The old wiki had translations which have to be
>     ported to the new wiki. Would someone like to do that. ?
>
>     Profiles :-- Hmm... folks need to submit these :) While on this, do
>     you want this to be a free-flowing or QnA style or something else ?
>     and do you prefer the Profile page as static or a wiki page ? It will
>     be nice if someone hacks the html file which i can easily add to the
>     site.
>
>     Suggestions are welcome ..
>
>     Thanks !
>     Vid
>
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> Subject:
> Re: [UbuntuWomen] Re: www.ubuntu-women.org
> From:
> "Yolynne Medina" <yolynne at gmail.com>
> Date:
> Sat, 29 Apr 2006 10:43:34 +0800
> To:
> Ubuntu-Women <ubuntu-women at lists.ubuntu.com>
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>
> Hi Evelyn,
>
> Can you upload a the video of the event after?  It would be nice to 
> know how open source are doing in other countries.  We also have 
> organized a FOSS event here.  You can see the video at 
> video.google.com <http://video.google.com> and search foss at zamboanga.  
> All the keynote speakers (Local IT heads) are women.
>
> Good Day!
> Yolynne
>
> On 4/28/06, *Evelyn Namara* <evelyngeek at gmail.com 
> <mailto:evelyngeek at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hi Vid,
>
>     Thanx for the communication, the website is nice and looks promising,
>     Thanx for the good work.
>
>     Well everyone really seemed to quiet like earlier said personally
>     am part of the organising team of an Open Source Weekend that
>     happens annually here in uganda which provides an excellent
>     opportunity
>     for private companies, NGOs, Government departments and academic
>     institutions to explore
>     the potential of using Free and Open Source Software.
>
>     This years event takes place from 12th to the 14th of may and
>     LinuxChix, Uganda will
>     be part of it, with something to exhibit and also to distribute and
>     demo UBUNTU CDs to the masses of people present.
>
>     cheers,
>
>
>     On 4/27/06, Vid Ayer <svaksha at gmail.com
>     <mailto:svaksha at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     > Hello Everybody,
>     >
>     > Ubuntu-Women now has its very own website :
>     http://www.ubuntu-women.org
>     >
>     > Here, you will find few static pages, with the hope that the
>     wiki will
>     > be used as a collaborative method of communication.
>     >
>     > Wiki :-- It is currently freely editable and does not require
>     > registration. If you dont like that, tell us...based on which we
>     will
>     > move ahead.
>     >
>     > Static Pages :-- Most of the content has been taken from our old
>     wiki
>     > page, with the exception of the Mentoring page. Your suggestions,
>     > ideas and input are welcome.
>     >
>     > Translations :--- The old wiki had translations which have to be
>     > ported to the new wiki. Would someone like to do that. ?
>     >
>     > Profiles :-- Hmm... folks need to submit these :) While on this, do
>     > you want this to be a free-flowing or QnA style or something else ?
>     > and do you prefer the Profile page as static or a wiki page ? It
>     will
>     > be nice if someone hacks the html file which i can easily add to
>     the
>     > site.
>     >
>     > Suggestions are welcome ..
>     >
>     > Thanks !
>     > Vid
>     >
>
>
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> Subject:
> [UbuntuWomen] planet
> From:
> "Vid Ayer" <svaksha at gmail.com>
> Date:
> Sat, 29 Apr 2006 11:06:05 +0600
> To:
> Ubuntu-Women <ubuntu-women at lists.ubuntu.com>
>
> To:
> Ubuntu-Women <ubuntu-women at lists.ubuntu.com>
>
>
> Folks,
>
> Earlier many women had expressed interest in aggregating their blogs.
> So planet.ubuntu-women.org is now available. Women wishing to
> aggregate their blogs should send a mail to Robin Sonefors : ozamosi
> AT blinkenlights DOT se
>
> Thanks,
> Vid
> http://www.ubuntu-women.org
>
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> Subject:
> Re: [UbuntuWomen] www.ubuntu-women.org
> From:
> Jonathan Carter <jonathan at ubuntu.com>
> Date:
> Sat, 29 Apr 2006 10:09:57 +0200
> To:
> Ubuntu-Women <ubuntu-women at lists.ubuntu.com>
>
> To:
> Ubuntu-Women <ubuntu-women at lists.ubuntu.com>
>
>
> Hi list!
>
> On Fri, 2006-04-28 at 14:16 +0930, Clytie Siddall wrote:
>   
>>> Wiki :-- It is currently freely editable and does not require
>>> registration. If you dont like that, tell us...based on which we will
>>> move ahead.
>>>       
>> IMHO, people should have to register to edit pages. This protects, to  
>> some extent, against wikispam, and gives us a way to attribute work  
>> to genuine contributors, and trace the non-genuine ones.
>>     
>
> Why not merge with the main Ubuntu wiki? That means that the
> Ubuntu-women wiki will get larger exposure, and that you'll easily be
> able to link to other Ubuntu related pages. It's also causes better
> integration with the rest of the Ubuntu community.
>
> Just my 2c :)
>
> BTW- Good job to the ubuntu-women team for getting things rolling :)
>
> -Jonathan
>
>
>
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> Subject:
> Re: [UbuntuWomen] planet
> From:
> Elizabeth Krumbach <lyz at princessleia.com>
> Date:
> Sat, 29 Apr 2006 08:07:06 -0400
> To:
> Ubuntu-Women <ubuntu-women at lists.ubuntu.com>
>
> To:
> Ubuntu-Women <ubuntu-women at lists.ubuntu.com>
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>
> On Sat, Apr 29, 2006 at 11:06:05AM +0600, Vid Ayer wrote:
>   
>> Earlier many women had expressed interest in aggregating their blogs.
>> So planet.ubuntu-women.org is now available. Women wishing to
>> aggregate their blogs should send a mail to Robin Sonefors : ozamosi
>> AT blinkenlights DOT se
>>     
>
> Since there are different rules about planets all over the open source world, I
> need to ask:
>
> Is their special criteria that our blogs need to fall into to be added? Should
> we only submit tech blogs? Or are normal blogs that include entries about
> spring flowers acceptable too?
>
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> Subject:
> Re: [UbuntuWomen] planet
> From:
> "Vid Ayer" <svaksha at gmail.com>
> Date:
> Sat, 29 Apr 2006 19:57:06 +0600
> To:
> Ubuntu-Women <ubuntu-women at lists.ubuntu.com>
>
> To:
> Ubuntu-Women <ubuntu-women at lists.ubuntu.com>
>
>
> On 4/29/06, Elizabeth Krumbach <lyz at princessleia.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 29, 2006 at 11:06:05AM +0600, Vid Ayer wrote:
>> > Earlier many women had expressed interest in aggregating their blogs.
>> > So planet.ubuntu-women.org is now available. Women wishing to
>> > aggregate their blogs should send a mail to Robin Sonefors : ozamosi
>> > AT blinkenlights DOT se
>>
>> Since there are different rules about planets all over the open 
>> source world, I
>> need to ask:
>>
>> Is their special criteria that our blogs need to fall into to be 
>> added? Should
>> we only submit tech blogs? Or are normal blogs that include entries 
>> about
>> spring flowers acceptable too?
>
> TBH, I don't know who sets the rules for this here.  So the following
> is just */me thinking out loud* ... My blog is anything but technical.
> Its about 'me', and life around me as its seen and understood. That
> said If I had to maintain a blog under a specific criteria, I would
> lose interest pretty quickly. /*end thoughts.
>
> -- 
> Vid
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> Subject:
> Re: [UbuntuWomen] planet
> From:
> sfr <sunflowerinrain at gmail.com>
> Date:
> Sat, 29 Apr 2006 17:37:39 +0100
> To:
> Ubuntu-Women <ubuntu-women at lists.ubuntu.com>
>
> To:
> Ubuntu-Women <ubuntu-women at lists.ubuntu.com>
>
>
> On 29/04/06, Vid Ayer <svaksha at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 4/29/06, Elizabeth Krumbach <lyz at princessleia.com> wrote:
> [snip]
>> > Is their special criteria that our blogs need to fall into to be 
>> added? Should
>> > we only submit tech blogs? Or are normal blogs that include entries 
>> about
>> > spring flowers acceptable too?
>>
>> TBH, I don't know who sets the rules for this here.  So the following
>> is just */me thinking out loud* ... My blog is anything but technical.
>> Its about 'me', and life around me as its seen and understood. That
>> said If I had to maintain a blog under a specific criteria, I would
>> lose interest pretty quickly. /*end thoughts.
>
> My blogs are either a mixture of various parts of my life (estimate
> technical content at c.5%), or about music! I suspect none would be
> suitable.
>
> Eli
>
>
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