Sunday, May 20th, 2012, 7:00pm (1900) PT


  1. 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

CaliforniaTeam/Meetings/12May20 (last edited 2012-05-26 12:27:55 by lyz)