Fedora-fr association was born !

Nayyar Ahmad nayyares at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 10:02:56 UTC 2007


On 10/1/07, JoergSimon <simon at simline.de> wrote:
> Am Sonntag, 30. September 2007 21:34:01 schrieb H. Guémar:
> > Hi,
> > Fedora-FR should be seen as a companion organisation to fp.oambassadors.
> > Fedora-FR gathers hundred people maybe thousands in the future, French
> > fp.oambassadors are about a dozen.
> On Feb2007 i was able to see Thomas presentation on Fosdem and i was
> impressed - what all of you achieved. There was a strong presence of
> French
> ambassadors and after i signalized that i am interessted in there work, i
> had
> a great time with kind and communicative people. I am sure you know what
> is
> the best to achieve your goals in your country.
> Please don´t forget the world who need your results.
> Example: googled metisse & fedora  - the really needfull articles only in
> french

yeah of course it is a big achivement for Fr-Ambassadors...and it will get
mature with the time.

> As an association, we will be able to collect and share some ressources,
> > and have a _legal existence_.
> I had really bad conflicts with Gerold about a Legal Entity  - i hate
> bureaucracy and my opinion is that Fedora Project should not have borders
> - i
> don´t like´d the idea to found a german LegalEntity.  In the other way i
> proposed the EMEA Leadership in DEC2006 and now i see this could not
> established without legal status in Europe.

I will again add my point here, in my opinion we should have a central EMEA
Legal Entity, that can work as regularity authority for National Legal
Entities. i feel a high degree of need for a central observing authority....
Even if Fr-Ambassadors could help to scale their experience for founding
Central EMEA legal entity, it would be very nice...

> Fedora-FR aims to ease and leverage French
> > ambassadors work and organizing meetings between users.
> > Human contacts are a better way to promote Fedora rather than
> mailing-lists
> > and irc.
> Like i say, think about a liason officer who is able to share with us - i
> am
> glad to see Thomas in Rheinfelden.

sure, Fr-Ambassadors are not out of fedoraproject.org frame :)

> We're as eager as you to set up an EMEA structure lead by Fedora
> > Ambassadors, but it cannot replace local user groups and vice-versa. An
> > EMEA structure should  also lean on local user groups to strenghten its
> > action, if we don't, such structure could only fail.
> There is a EMEA Structure and the success we had in this Year to have
> Fudcon
> on Fosdem and LT2007 with Alan Cox and other familiar Names - the official
> launch of Fedora 7 on LT 2007 by Max ... this was happen without a legal
> entity, because of work that have to be done.
> Ask yourself why you doing this? - For me is fun!

you are right, we should keep in mind the cause , no matter how we achieve
it :)


Cheers Joerg
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