ubuntu-za Getting Started

Karl Fischer kmf at fischer.org.za
Tue Jul 5 07:55:09 CDT 2005


Hooray it starts I guess.
Ok maybe we should get Alistar to get the announcement out.

As for the Website :)

I know abit of MoinMoin 
I think everyone should just get a User Page up first :)
ie : http://www.ubuntu-za.org/Wiki/KarlFischer

I'm sure it will flow from there.

Karl

On Tue, 2005-07-05 at 14:26 +0200, Craig Adams wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> Now that I have ironed out some bugs in my configuration of the mailing
> list, it is time to actually try and start doing some work.
> 
> First, we need to attract a few more people to the list who will be
> willing to put some effort into the local community. To this end, can
> you all please contact those people you know who may be interested in
> actively participating.
> 
> Second, we will need try to develop some form of action plan or
> activities that we can each contribute to. When it comes to FLOSS
> projects I am not fond of building extensive marketing plans.
> 
> LoCo Teams are responsible for:
> 	* Translation
> 	* Local web presence
> 	* Local Marketing
> 	* Media Relations
> 	* Advocacy
> 	* Distribution
> 	* Representation
> 
> Adi, can you provide some information on Ubuntu translation efforts, if
> I remember correctly you have been involved with this.
> 
> On the web side, we will need someone (or preferably a team) who can
> spend the time working on the ubuntu-za.org website, preferably someone
> who knows MoinMoin, or can spend the time to learn it.
> 
> We also need a marketing team who can get together to brainstorm and
> come up with some useful ideas and action plans.
> 
> Media relations should be fairly simple, but we need to formalise it in
> terms of spokesperson and feedback structures.
> 
> General advocacy is something that we can support an nurture through
> working with users and lugs. More advanced lobbying needs to be the
> responsibility of a team leader.
> 
> If you do not know the community distributor programme I have developed
> for OpenOffice.org, please drive on over to www.openoffice.org.za to see
> how it works. I would suggest trying to emulate this model in conjuction
> with the ShipIt facility.
> 
> Commments? Ideas?
> 
> Got to go out now.
> 
> Regards
> 
> Craig A.
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