[ubuntu-za] Global Jam - any suggestions?
David Robert Lewis (ethnopunk)
ethnopunk at telkomsa.net
Mon Mar 8 08:49:06 GMT 2010
Marco Gallotta wrote:
> I was discussing this with tumbleweed when it first came up a couple
> weeks ago. Since it's our first attempt, we should focus on a single
> venue. I think it makes more sense holding it in CT. 27/28 March is
> during UCT vac, with lectures resuming on the 29th. So the 28th may be
> a better choice.
> I think translation and bugs would be good jams to go with. Many
> people know a non-English language well and translation is pretty
> easy, so it would be good for the beginners who want to contribute
> something. The bugs jam would be a great opportunity for those with
> limited experience to learn from the experienced on how to do proper
> bug reporting. A talk on bug hunting and reporting by an experienced
> user could be quite interesting if done well.
> I'd be keen to invite the more experienced group from our algorithm
> circle group, although I'm not sure how many would actually pitch. If
> we have some more-or-less solid details by tomorrow 5pm I can have it
> announced at our society meeting.
> On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 9:23 AM, maia grotepass <maiatoday at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Does anyone have any suggestions for the Lucid Lynx Global Jam this
>> time round in Cape Town &/ Stellenbosch?
>> There was a sentiment to have two, one in Stellenbosch and one in Cape
>> Town. The GlobalJam is the weekend of 27/28 March.
>> I am prepared to coordinate some beginner and intermediate activities
>> (hardware checks and tricks and tweeks sessions). But I can only
>> realistically do one venue. I am happy either in Stellenbosch or Cape
>> Town. If it is in Cape Town, I can give a few people a lift through
>> from Stellenbosch. Also I am happy to do some blog page an wiki
>> updates to let the community know what we are doing, but we have to
>> decide when&where.
>> What do you think? It would be fun to meet and do some Ubuntu stuff together.
>> ubuntu-za mailing list
>> ubuntu-za at lists.ubuntu.com
Maybe the Ubuwiki Jam should coincide? I was planning for 20 March, but
like so many things I haven't managed to pluck up enough energy, now
it's official -- Global Jam happening. So we'll do it on the same
weekend which is less confusing.
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