Ubuntu Open Week Sessions
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Thu Apr 9 20:06:58 BST 2009
> On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 6:09 PM, Charlie Kravetz
> <cjk at teamcharliesangels.com <mailto:cjk at teamcharliesangels.com>> wrote:
> On Wed, 08 Apr 2009 11:20:02 +0300
> Pasi Lallinaho <open at knome.fi <mailto:open at knome.fi>> wrote:
> > Jorge O. Castro wrote:
> > > Hello everyone,
> > >
> > > We are preparing for the next Ubuntu Open Week, which is the week
> > > after release, 27 April - 1 May. Ubuntu Open Week is a
> week-long set
> > > of IRC workshop sessions held by various members of the
> community to
> > > the public. They cover a vast set of topics, anything from
> > > development to LoCos, translations, bugs, answers, launchpad, bzr,
> > > packaging, community development, and more.
> > >
> > > As you can see, the schedule is blank:
> > >
> > > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuOpenWeek/
> > >
> > > I am collecting interested topics for discussion here:
> > >
> > > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuOpenWeek/Prep
> > >
> > > I am looking for volunteers to run sessions!
> > >
> > Hi everybody,
> > just a quick reminder that we are close to Ubuntu Open Week.
> Maybe we
> > should have a session about Xubuntu?
> > If somebody wants to keep a session, I'm open in helping, if I'm
> > needed.
> Okay, a little help, please. Am I the only one that sees a great
> opportunity here? Ubuntu Open Week is a time to show the community
> a great distribution Xubuntu really is! Why don't I see us doing a
> to get involved in Xubuntu", "Xubuntu is made for lower-end hardware",
> "XFCE 4.6 and upwards".
You are not the only one. Or "What Xubuntu is, how has it grown up and
how to get involved".
> These are a few ideas. This is for the USERS,
> not the inside group. UDS and Ubuntu Developers Week take care of
> insiders. Is there anything we want to tell the world?
> How do we get more people involved in Xubuntu without showcasing some
> of it? I am not the best person to run a presentation. That does not
> mean I won't. I can't do it alone, though. We have a whole week
> here to
> "show and tell". Are we just going to let it go by without being
I think we should try to keep a presentation which involves the great
community (read: more than one guy talking) but without making it
overloaded and messy. This means we have to plan this before *in a
group*, not just throw parts of the presentation to somebody. Also, this
way we wouldn't tell the same things over and over again.
> Well, I'll try to be there to assist (do be sure to send a reminder
> here ;-), but I'll be going on a holiday in two hours so I don't
> really have much time to spend planning... Furthermore, from the 24th
> to the 26th I'll also be away, so I'm quite busy this month ;-). But,
> as said, I'll try to be there, and perhaps when I get back (the 19th)
> I can prepare something, if someone wants to collaborate :)
I definitely want to collaborate. It's not a problem if you can't plan
much beforehand, because we can always plan together in a group and I
suppose we also want some kind of Q&A -part.
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