[Fedora-india] Call for Participation in Fedora Project Day at FOSS.in 2007

ravisagar at gmail.com ravisagar at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 09:52:52 UTC 2007

I am new to Open Source world. I am working in a software company in Delhi.
How can I contribute? Where should I start?


On 9/12/07, Debarshi 'Rishi' Ray <debarshi.ray at gmail.com> wrote:
> It gives me pleasure to say that the Fedora Project's application [1]
> to host a Project Day at FOSS.in 2007 [2] has been accepted by the
> organizers.
> However we now have to carry the burden of ensuring that we produce
> many Indian contributors to Fedora in particular and FOSS in general.
> This means that our sessions have to be structured in such a way that
> it is easy for people to get in at the ground floor and the take the
> elevator up. Or in other words we should have enough low hanging
> fruits to encourage newer contributors.
> We are looking for capable community members who are willing to step
> up and help us achieve our objective.
> A possible agenda [3] and a probable list of workshops [4] is now
> being chalked out.
> If you desire to participate -- give talks or hold workshops --
> irrespective of whether they are present in [3] [4] or not, we would
> encourage you to let us know what you have in mind. We want the agenda
> and workshops to reflect the preferences of the community.
> Please remember that our focus is on encouraging new contributors from
> India, and not on addressing the end-users. However that will not
> prohibit foreign nationals from giving talks or holding workshops as
> long they help us in bootstrapping members of the audience into
> contributors.
> So lets get the dice rolling...
> Happy hacking,
> Debarshi
> (Fedora Project Day co-proposer)
> [1] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FOSSin
> [2] http://foss.in/2007
> [3]
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FOSSin#head-60e6645a6a578d58f1e146a95147a061c4009859
> [4]
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FOSSin#head-a7640f2cdbfe84e210e71e8166a0296f17d6b653
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