Announcement: Xubuntu Meeting, March 26th @ 7:00pm UTC

Vincent imnotb at
Mon Mar 17 14:23:50 UTC 2008

On 3/16/08, Cody A.W. Somerville <cody-somerville at> wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
>  As you may or may not be aware, the Xubuntu project has unfortunately
> been dealing with some difficult challenges as of late in regards to
> consensus on Xubuntu's direction, focus, and vision. After a recent
> disagreement over package inclusion and seed changes, several key
> contributors have become so frustrated that they have decided to withhold
> contributing to the Xubuntu project for the time being. With Xubuntu already
> suffering from a lack of manpower, this new situation will undoubtly (as
> already seen by some) seriously affect the quality of the Xubuntu
> distribution. After meeting with Jono, I'd like to call a meeting on March
> 26th, 2008 at 7pm (1900) UTC in #ubuntu-meeting which will be chaired by
> Jono himself. The goal of this meeting is to define a mission statement for
> Xubuntu, establish core objectives, and develop a strategy to accomplish
> what we've set out in the hope of resolving the conflict that currently
> afflicts the Xubuntu project. Jono and I believe that once the Xubuntu
> definition has been arrived at and more definitive procedures and policies
> have been adopted, Xubuntu will once again be able to grow healthily.
>  I encourage everyone with an interest in the Xubuntu project to come and
> participate. Although we may not be able to arrive at 100% consensus
> (something we all know is very difficult to come by), we will be able to
> finally bring some tough questions that have plagued Xubuntu for sometime to
> a close. If you're a MOTU-hopeful, MOTU, or core-dev who has been thinking
> about contributing to the Xubuntu project, now is an excellent time to do
> so. If you're one of the frustrated parties, I hope you you're able to make
> the meeting - I'd like to take a shot at addressing your issues.
>  If you have any comments, questions, tips/suggestions, or concerns then
> please feel free to contact me either via e-mail or IRC (cody-somerville or
> somerville32).

I'll try to be there, and +1 for a reminder an hour in advance ;-)

 Thank you,
> Cody Somerville
> Acting Xubuntu Lead

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