Sunday, May 20th, 2012, 7:00pm (1900) PT
- UDS Wrap up
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1 [02:00] <pleia2> #startmeeting 2 [02:00] <pleia2> who all is here for the meeting? :) 3 [02:01] <pleia2> not everyone at once :P 4 [02:02] <jtatum> o/ 5 [02:02] <pleia2> woohoo 6 [02:02] <jtatum> one guy! hehe 7 [02:02] <pleia2> ok, so agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam/Meetings/12May20 8 [02:03] <pleia2> #topic UDS Wrap up 9 [02:03] <pleia2> so, UDS in Oakland was awesome :) 10 [02:04] <pleia2> I didn't get nearly enough "I'm a local" buttons, I ran out early on Monday 11 [02:04] <jtatum> agree. quite busy but very nice. 12 [02:04] <pleia2> we had lots of local folks, many of them I hadn't met :) 13 [02:04] <scientes> dat solar eclipse is pretty cool and almost over 14 [02:04] * jledbetter is here too 15 [02:05] <scientes> anyone that hasn't looked at it 16 [02:05] <pleia2> scientes: we're having a meeting ;) 17 [02:05] <scientes> DonkeyHotei, you need the cool-ass solar glasses 18 [02:05] <scientes> oh well i guess im in 19 [02:05] <pleia2> there were lots of great events that the team and other locals put on 20 [02:06] <pleia2> Michael Paoli did a Debian Dinner on Wednesday, I took some folks out touristing in SF (the cable cars were a huge hit), 21 [02:06] <pleia2> then on Thursday MarkDude took a bunch of people to an A's game (and I did an Ubuntu Women dinner at my home) 22 [02:06] <scientes> I was at the debian dinner ! 23 [02:06] <pleia2> cool 24 [02:06] <scientes> cool discussions 25 [02:07] <pleia2> we usually have them in SF after an Ubuntu Hour, so Oakland during UDS was a nice change of pace 26 [02:07] <pleia2> I wish I could have gone 27 [02:07] <scientes> best topic was the Packet in Packet 28 [02:07] <jtatum> sounds fun. all the evenings seemed quite overbooked :) 29 [02:07] <pleia2> jtatum helped me with touristing in SF, so he couldn't go either 30 [02:08] <pleia2> yeah, there were official events every night too, first time I've seen that at a UDS actually 31 [02:08] <scientes> packet in packet: http://events.ccc.de/congress/2011/Fahrplan/events/4766.en.html 32 [02:08] <pleia2> usually there are a couple nights that are free 33 [02:08] <DonkeyHotei> gah, black on the screen still looks purplish blue to me 34 [02:09] <pleia2> jono really liked the idea of local buttons (or stickers) so I'm hoping it'll continue to the next loco team when UDS is elsewhere 35 [02:09] <scientes> except you needed more buttons 36 [02:09] <jledbetter> Good idea 37 [02:09] <pleia2> and I encouraged him to engage the loco teams more, we didn't get any real communication or feedback from canonical until after we'd done stuff (the transportation page that eps and chris helped with was very popular) 38 [02:09] <pleia2> scientes: yeah :) 39 [02:10] <pleia2> I was paying for them out of pocket at $2 each, so getting more than 15 would have been hard for me 40 [02:10] <pleia2> but stickers are cheaper! 41 [02:10] <pleia2> or if Canonical could have paid for them ;) 42 [02:10] <geofft> I would have gladly given you $2 for a button :( 43 [02:10] <scientes> I would have been OK with a sticker 44 [02:11] <scientes> you could put in on the name badges and that would have been fine and worked 45 [02:11] <pleia2> I didn't actually know how popular the buttons would be 46 [02:11] <pleia2> scientes: yeah 47 [02:12] <pleia2> so, thanks for everyone who was available to give directions and help out UDS folks, I think we were a pretty good host loco :) 48 [02:12] <jtatum> agree. got and answered lots of questions about our confusing transportation system :) 49 [02:12] <pleia2> but effective! 50 [02:13] <pleia2> eps got me 25 clipper cards, I was able to give them all out to people who used them 51 [02:13] <jtatum> yes, seems it worked out. must have been quite nice for visitors to be a quick trip from the city. 52 [02:13] <pleia2> and we gave the woman at AC Transit who hooked us up with the cards a UDS t-shirt :) 53 [02:13] <DonkeyHotei> eps got them? figures... 54 [02:14] <scientes> ooh, i really would loved to have one of those clipper cards 55 [02:14] <scientes> that would have helped me alot 56 [02:15] <pleia2> I emailed the uds-announce list about them so people could track me down 57 [02:15] <pleia2> gave out my last one Wednesday night when we went out touristing 58 [02:15] <pleia2> that's pretty much all I had, good work everyone! 59 [02:15] <pleia2> jdeslip ran a Linux table at Maker Faire this weekend and I know some of us went out, anyone here who made it out? 60 [02:16] <scientes> yeah i really could have used one of those 61 [02:16] <jledbetter> I saw the booth 62 [02:16] * pleia2 was mostly stuck doing work and grown up things all weekend, no Maker Faire 63 [02:16] * scientes thought of going 64 [02:16] <pleia2> I dropped off some CDs with jdeslip last weekend at BerkeleyLUG though 65 [02:16] <jtatum> worked there on saturday. it was really neat. a lot of ubuntu cds got handed out 66 [02:16] <pleia2> jtatum: yay! 67 [02:17] <jtatum> grantbow put in a lot of hours there and did a great job selling Ubuntu :) 68 [02:17] <pleia2> as he does :) 69 [02:17] <jtatum> jyo was there on Sunday in full Ubuntu garb 70 [02:17] <scientes> ooo, that would have been a great arrangement if i could have done that 71 [02:17] <pleia2> haha, awesome 72 [02:17] <scientes> the cost of the Maker Faire kinda put me off... 73 [02:17] <scientes> even though transportation would have cost about as much 74 [02:17] <jtatum> aw. it was excellent, scientes. 75 [02:18] <pleia2> scientes: are you on the ubuntu-us-ca mailing list? jdeslip had a couple of passes that he gave out to ubuntu california folks who could volunteer at the booth 76 [02:18] <scientes> but it was sure fun walking about downtown here with eclipse glasses and getting reactions ;) 77 [02:18] <scientes> pleia2, yeah ill sign up, u got a link? 78 [02:18] <pleia2> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-us-ca 79 [02:18] <pleia2> so, for next time :) 80 [02:19] <pleia2> I also announce the debian dinners there 81 [02:20] <pleia2> thanks for the details on Maker Fair jtatum :) 82 [02:20] <pleia2> #topic any other comments, questions, announcements? 83 [02:21] <pleia2> scientes: get the link? https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-us-ca 84 [02:21] <scientes> ugggh, i've really gotta track down what is causing these auto-reboots 85 [02:21] <scientes> i've meant to setup kexec-on-oops crash dumps for a while now..... 86 [02:22] <pleia2> I should actually get a meeting bot in here so these commands mean something 87 [02:23] <pleia2> ok, thanks everyone! 88 [02:23] <pleia2> have a good night 89 [02:23] <pleia2> #endmeeting