[Ambassadors] N. and S. America Ambassador Meeting IRC Log 2008-01-17
linux at elfshadow.net
Fri Jan 18 01:36:26 UTC 2008
Here is the IRC meeting log from today:
14:03 < pcalarco> PascalCalarco
14:03 < rMenezes> RodrigoMenezes
14:03 -!- snecklifter
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14:03 < jds2001> JonStanley
14:03 * jds2001 will be in and out
14:04 -!- roccofrank|w [n=farnold at 126.96.36.199] has left
14:04 < JuanCarlosLin> Ok.. only have 4 of us, can we waite 5 minutes?
14:04 < rMenezes> +1
14:04 < pcalarco> +1
14:04 < inode0> greetings from the midwest US
14:04 -!- notting [n=notting at redhat/notting] has left #fedora-meeting
14:05 < JuanCarlosLin> hi inode0, please state your name
14:05 < inode0> JohnRose
14:05 < JuanCarlosLin> we will wait 5 minutes to start..
14:07 < pcalarco> we need a minimum of 7 to hold a meeting?
14:08 < pcalarco> PascalCalarco
14:08 < JuanCarlosLin> yes
14:09 -!- JSchmitt [n=s4504kr at fedora/JSchmitt] has quit ["Konversation
14:09 < JuanCarlosLin> but any way, will try to set meeting schedule
14:09 < jds2001> where is the agenda, BTW?
14:09 < JuanCarlosLin>
14:10 < JuanCarlosLin> Ok... please state your names again
14:10 < jds2001> JonStanley
14:10 < rMenezes> RodrigoMenezes
14:10 < inode0> JohnRose
14:10 < pcalarco> PascalCalarco
14:11 < JuanCarlosLin> well we are 5, but let start any way.
14:11 < JuanCarlosLin> first item, fedora events...
14:11 < JuanCarlosLin> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraEvents
14:12 < JuanCarlosLin> there is someone with new in events?
14:12 < pcalarco> !
14:12 < JuanCarlosLin> pcalarco
14:12 < juank_prada> hi, im new fedora ambassador i just knew about
14:13 < pcalarco> I have a barcamp in Indianapolis, IN in a few weeks
14:13 < pcalarco> not sure if ppl will want to talk about Fedora, but
I will suggest it as a topic
14:13 < rMenezes> !
14:13 < pcalarco> I can take care of media, as there is only 20 of us
14:13 < JuanCarlosLin> rMenezes
14:14 < jds2001> JuanCarlosLin: there is a barcamp in NYC in march
14:14 < jds2001> i will cover that.
14:14 < pcalarco> eof
14:14 < inode0> I'm giving a presentation in two weeks on the OLPC
project at a large university ... will be plugging Fedora while I do
14:14 < rMenezes> ok, Brazil, the newest big event here will be FISL in april
14:15 < rMenezes> we produced the live CDs and DVDs locally
14:15 < rMenezes> and requested 5 lectures, a both and a comunity event
14:15 < rMenezes> waiting approvals from the event
14:15 < JuanCarlosLin> rmenezes eof?
14:15 < rMenezes> this mounth is vacation in local Colleges, so
everyone is waiting to restart the meetings with students
14:15 < rMenezes> eof
14:16 < rMenezes> *month
14:16 < rMenezes> sorry
14:16 < JuanCarlosLin> ok., jds2001, please update your event
information on site
14:17 < jds2001> sure thing.
14:17 < JuanCarlosLin> rmenezes, I have planning produce 3000 CD/DVD
for Rodrigo Padula BRazil, I can send to you also a few ones
14:17 < rMenezes> ok, thanks
14:18 < rMenezes> I'll send you my address through e-mail, ok?
14:18 < JuanCarlosLin> I offer this to all of you, just ask and wait
for programation amiling
14:18 < JuanCarlosLin> yes, please
14:18 < JuanCarlosLin> well, this poit is covered.
14:18 < JuanCarlosLin> let go to the second item
14:19 < JuanCarlosLin>
14:19 < juank_prada> ?
14:19 < JuanCarlosLin> I see there is no pending material asking for america
14:19 < JuanCarlosLin> juank_prada, please state your name
14:19 < juank_prada> JuanCamiloPrada
14:20 < JuanCarlosLin> ok, can speak
14:20 < juank_prada> im new as an ambassador, and im planning on an
event on my university
14:20 < juank_prada> but im not sure what kind of material should i
take to that activity
14:21 < jds2001> what sort of activity?
14:21 < juank_prada> the event is suppose to be about FOSS in genera,
and i want to talk about fedora promting the project
14:21 < JuanCarlosLin> well, there is presentations on site, and also
is a good idea distribute copies of CD/DVD
14:21 < JuanCarlosLin> jds2001, can you help?
14:22 < rMenezes> where can I find presentations for Fedora 8
14:22 < rMenezes> ?
14:22 * jds2001 is busy with other projects in fedora, stretched
kinda thin right now
14:23 < inode0> rMenezes: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Presentations
is a place to start
14:23 < juank_prada> inode0: thanks it helps me too
14:23 < rMenezes> there is nothing directly about version 8
14:23 < jds2001> although if any of you wanna help me out, we'll be
launching within a month hopefully :)
14:24 < JuanCarlosLin> ok... juank_prada, when define the date, can
ask any of us to help
14:24 < inode0> an opportunity then to prepare one and share it with
14:24 < JuanCarlosLin> ok... lets go to the secondo point
14:24 < juank_prada> JuanCarlosLin: thanks, the date will be defined
hopefully next week
14:24 < jds2001> i may be able to help some there. emphasize how we
14:24 < JuanCarlosLin> any one have pending materialr orders?
14:24 < jds2001> and maybe features that made it to F8
14:25 < jds2001> yeah, i'll need some for the nyc barcamp. not sure
exactly what/how much.
14:25 < JuanCarlosLin> ok, i see no pending order for america.
14:25 < JuanCarlosLin> lets go to the nex item
14:26 < JuanCarlosLin> ther is some amabassador need verification yet?
14:27 < JuanCarlosLin> ok, no abassador to verify?
14:27 < pcalarco> I do not think so
14:27 < JuanCarlosLin> ok, let go to the last item, meeting schedule
14:27 < JuanCarlosLin> I will like to hear form youthe best day, and
time to meeting
14:27 < jds2001> evenings EST are better for me.
14:28 < JuanCarlosLin> UTC time?
14:28 < jds2001> 23:00?
14:28 < pcalarco> 01:00 UTC maybe?
14:29 < jds2001> that's good too.
14:29 < rMenezes> for me is any work day at 20:00 UTC
14:29 < JuanCarlosLin> any one more?
14:29 < inode0> I can be flexible but evenings preferred
14:29 < juank_prada> any time is ok by me as i spent all day in front of a pc
14:30 < pcalarco> I can do 20:00 UTC too on Mondays or Fridays is best
14:30 < pcalarco> or evenings of course
14:30 < pcalarco> eof
14:30 < JuanCarlosLin> ok, the time I set was 19:00 UTC, how about
change it to 20:00 UTC to aproch
14:31 < pcalarco> +1
14:31 < juank_prada> +1
14:31 < rMenezes> +1
14:31 < jds2001> +1
14:31 < JuanCarlosLin> ok, it will be 20:00 UTC
14:32 < JuanCarlosLin> and the day? wich better
14:32 < inode0> not tuesday
14:32 < juank_prada> monday?
14:32 < pcalarco> Monday +1
14:32 < rMenezes> Monday +1
14:33 < JuanCarlosLin> jsd2001?
14:33 < jds2001> +1
14:33 < inode0> we'll have one thing to look forward to on Monday!
14:33 < JuanCarlosLin> ok, on monday
14:33 < rMenezes> !
14:33 < JuanCarlosLin> rmenezes
14:33 < rMenezes> the meetings will be every week?
14:34 < JuanCarlosLin> that the next point
14:34 < JuanCarlosLin> about the frecuency, is good 15 or 30 days,
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14:34 < JuanCarlosLin> how about you?
14:34 < inode0> etiher fine with me
14:35 < jds2001> 30 days +1
14:35 < pcalarco> if we have enough to work on, biweekly but otherwise monthly
14:35 < rMenezes> for me 30 days is fine
14:35 < juank_prada> 30 days is ok
14:35 < pcalarco> monthly +1
14:35 < JuanCarlosLin> lets vote monthly
14:36 < jds2001> well i agree with pcalarco too - if monthly gets us
to too much of a backlog, then let's go biweekly
14:36 < jds2001> but start with monthly
14:36 < jds2001> so +1
14:36 < inode0> so something like the 1st Monday each month?
14:36 < JuanCarlosLin> ok, the the future meeting is: monday, 20:00
14:37 < JuanCarlosLin> can be considered the 1st monday, wil be easier to remind
14:37 < rMenezes> 1st monday, +1
14:37 < inode0> that is what I was thinking
14:37 < JuanCarlosLin> how about inode0 idea?
14:37 < pcalarco> +1
14:37 < jds2001> +1 for first monday
14:37 < juank_prada> +1 first monday
14:38 < JuanCarlosLin> ok, next meeting, monday 2008-02-04, 20:00 UTC
14:38 < rMenezes> In Brazil, 04 feb will be carnival, :)
14:38 < rMenezes> I'll be here
14:38 < rMenezes> I promisse, lol
14:38 < JuanCarlosLin> Ok, anyway, the e-mail can keep us in touch
14:39 < JuanCarlosLin> please add your topic to discuse for next
meeting when the page is created.
14:39 < jds2001> heh i could be in class 04-feb (RH401) if everything goes well.
14:39 < JuanCarlosLin> so, no more points to discuse, and the meeting is end.
14:40 < pcalarco> I have a conflict 2/4 but this is okay generally
14:40 < JuanCarlosLin> thanks your everyone...
14:40 < inode0> nice to meet everyone
14:40 < JuanCarlosLin> now can freely talk
14:40 < vonbrand_> Is there a transcript? This meeting collided with
another one... and it's the first for me
14:40 < rMenezes> who has a presentation for FC8? about new features?
14:40 < pcalarco> has much work been done on the EventKit? I see that
it is past due
14:41 < pcalarco> I will probably work on an F8 presentation for my
barcamp; perhaps a few of us could collaborate
14:42 < juank_prada> i will join too as i need a presentation for this
event on my university
14:42 < rMenezes> ok, just update you presentation in wiki when you have done
14:42 < rMenezes> I need some for february
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14:43 < pcalarco> my event is 2008-02-09
14:44 < pcalarco> I am sure we could find other F8 presentations to
start with from past events
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14:45 < pcalarco> perhaps from one of these:
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14:47 < pcalarco> also, there are some Fedora presentation templates
at the very bottom of http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Presentations
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14:54 < pcalarco> exit
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