[UbuntuWomen] Participation and contribution in UW [was] call for list admins

bapoumba bapoumba at ubuntu.com
Sat Jun 6 13:51:09 UTC 2009

On Sat, Jun 6, 2009 at 2:40 AM, Jan Claeys<lists at janc.be> wrote:
> Op vrijdag 05-06-2009 om 14:36 uur [tijdzone -0400], schreef Mackenzie
> Morgan:
>> I think she's just saying that since people'll ask there anyway, we might as
>> well have someone that's able to do something about it in real-time.  She's
>> not saying no new people, just that along with the new people, she'd also like
>> there to be one person who can handle real-time requests on IRC if need-be.
> Similarly, there could be "somebody from the forums" (I don't know what
> questions turn up there).
> --
> Jan Claeys

Sometimes, the uw sub-forum is quiet, as of now, sometimes threads
become very active. I think it is linked to the way people use the
forums, and browse recent threads rather than sub-forums. UF Staff is
always monitoring, and the anonymous report system works well. Some
questions are related to "why a ubuntu-women forum", "why a separate
group" which have been answered so many times. Trolls are not many
there, and get handled quite easily. There have been good discussions


As was said in other emails, it would be nice to pull people who do
not have any other involvement and help them get started with the ml
administration. I have never done this before, so I would not be of
much tech help, but I'm sure you would (so would uw list admins). I
offered my help in case not many people were going to voice
themselves. I'm on the forums already, ubuntu-member, and have other
projects I run. My idea was to help fill a new or not much active uw
member wiki page and get them to apply to ubuntu-membership :)

May be two new ml admins could get in and team up, one "new member",
one experienced ml admin ?

I do not use IRC, unless there is a meeting in my evening time (I have
no IRC access from the univ), I prefer forums and ml. Each to their



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