Looking Ahead: Xubuntu Feisty+1, Part 1

Vincent imnotb at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 15:19:29 UTC 2007

On 28/03/07, Freddy Martinez <freddymartinez9 at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> == Marketing ==
> I think the first step to remedying this issue is to find a volunteer who
> is interested in taking charge of Marketing for Xubuntu.
> I volunteer myself. Cody, we have worked before on UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter
> and I hope you know that is a project I try help heavily on.  In terms of
> team building, I have no issues with this, I have been on teams (Mozilla
> Team anybody) from the very beginning and our evolution has been a great
> experience. I also do Ubuntu Chicago and try to get more of our members (/me
> looks at Jim ) working on Ubuntu.


Oh, and of course they would help write release announcements, etc. etc.
> I have done a little of this before with Richard Johnson on Kubuntu. Not a
> lot, proof reading mostly, but I understand the concept.
> == Documentation ==
> If there is anyone interested in taking the initiative to take a
> leadership position in the Xubuntu documentation effort, feel free to let me
> know and we can see about accelerating the process of getting you svn commit
> access.
> Wow, I feel odd volunteering for two things but doc work is something I
> would really like to get started in more. I helped write some of the Kubuntu
> system docs and played around with SVN a bit but nothing to major (like
> building the package). However, a doc team is something I can get involved
> in. I don't wish to be the leader, but rather, to work with them heavily.

Great again! I myself hope to be able to spend some more time on this for
Feisty+1, too, but also just as a contributor.

== Bug Triage ==
> The question is: How do get people to help triage bugs AND continue to
> work at it? Maybe instead of a team to help promote it, a weekly bug
> report/summary for Xubuntu would be helpful. Maybe we could get some sort of
> competition going? What other ideas can we brainstorm?
> One thing I have learned is that as soon as you get people learning how to
> triage (becoming familiar with LP, how to use bug states etc), they soon go
> nuts on it. Teaching how to handle bug reports is something I have done in
> the past, maybe a bug training session for Xubuntu would be a good idea? I'd
> be willing to take an hour or two out of my week and lead one.

Would be cool if you'd want to do that. What are the requirements (i.e. what
do you already need to know)?

== Xubuntu Council ==
> Is an Xubuntu Council similar to the Edubuntu and Kubuntu Councils
> required?
> Yes, I think so. This could be a good way for people who do great work on
> Xubuntu to get their Ubuntu Membership.
> P.S. I think I may need to change my footer at some point.

Yes, do so :D

> Best,
> Freddy Martinez
> Kubuntu. Linux for human beings.
> www.chi.ubuntu-us.org
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