PROPOSAL: Three Nights of Xubuntu
doak.jackson at gmail.com
Mon May 6 22:15:53 UTC 2013
what do you have against G+ ?
On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 8:10 AM, Pasi Lallinaho <pasi at shimmerproject.org>wrote:
> On 06/05/13 22:03, Stephen Michael Kellat wrote:
> > Good morning/afternoon/evening (please delete as appropriate).
> > We've got three blueprints up to set out discussion for the upcoming
> > Xubuntu Issues: The "Saucy" Cycle -- Development & Milestone
> > Xubuntu Issues: The "Saucy" Cycle -- Software
> > Xubuntu Issues: The "Saucy" Cycle -- Forward-Looking Issues
> > With the way the schedule for UDS-1305 is shaping up, I'd like to
> propose shifting our discussions to after the UDS hours instead. If we
> could have our discussions between 2000 and 2200 UTC on each of the three
> days we would be able to reflect on what happened at UDS and also not be
> over-booked. I know that during the last virtual UDS I wound up
> over-booked in one time slot in three separate panels. This would also
> help include Australian colleagues in participation too.
> As I said before, these times are more or less problematic, but on the
> other hand, during the vUDS days, there aren't better times either.
> Being able to reflect on the discussion in UDS is definitely a benefit.
> > The Kubuntu folks are talking about meeting separately from the main UDS
> sessions using the audio-conferencing tech known as Mumble. As Pasi has
> noted he does not wish to use Google+ and Google Hangouts that is one
> option we are ruling out. We have to narrow down the options availble to
> us to see what we could use.
> Generally, I prefer AV over audio only. I'm fine with G+ if it seems to
> be our only option and the best for others. At least as long as Google
> lets me deactivate the G+ part of my account.
> We should be in touch with the Kubuntu people and share ideas on
> > In terms of order, I would like to go through only a single blueprint
> each night. My proposed order is:
> > May 14th: Development & Milestone Participation
> > May 15th: Software
> > May 16th: Forward-Looking Issues
> I would probably leave the Software blueprint as the last one as it is
> something that we can cover up even without an AV conference. Also, I'm
> pretty certain we will talk more or less about the future in the first
> session already.
> Since we're having these sessions, we should review what went right and
> wrong during Raring and how we can improve. I imagine this will pop up
> during several items from the blueprints as well, but it might be
> beneficial to start with a quick recap at the beginning of the first
> session. This would both help us orientate as well as check that the
> technical side is working before we get into the other subjects.
> > If we proceed that way we can first nail down our milestone
> participation which can then be communicated to the release team, then talk
> about our software issues, and then finally talk about forward-looking
> issues at the very end after all sorts of issues are likely to be raised at
> > An example of what the time zone conversion would look like in selected
> cities across the planet can be seen here: http://timeanddate.com/s/2d2b
> > Is this a way forward we would like to proceed with to ensure we have
> maximum participation?
> > Stephen Michael Kellat
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