Sunday, November 18th, 2012, 7:00pm (1900) PT
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1 [03:00] <pleia2> #startmeeting 2 [03:00] <darthrobot`> Meeting started Mon Nov 19 03:00:14 2012 UTC. The chair is pleia2. Information about MeetBot at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/meetingology. 3 [03:00] <darthrobot`> Available commands: #accept #accepted #action #agree #agreed #chair #commands #endmeeting #endvote #halp #help #idea #info #link #lurk #meetingname #meetingtopic #nick #progress #rejected #replay #restrictlogs #save #startmeeting #subtopic #topic #unchair #undo #unlurk #vote #voters #votesrequired 4 [03:00] <pleia2> ok, who all is here for the meeting? :) 5 [03:00] <philipballew> here 6 [03:01] <grantbow> aloha 7 [03:01] * eps is not entirely here 8 [03:01] <josheboy> I am 9 [03:01] <pleia2> great, welcome everyone! 10 [03:02] <pleia2> #link https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam/Meetings/12November18 11 [03:02] <darthrobot`> Title: [CaliforniaTeam/Meetings/12November18 - Ubuntu Wiki] 12 [03:02] <pleia2> our agenda is empty :) 13 [03:02] <pleia2> I guess I can give some updates 14 [03:02] <pleia2> I've shipped out CDs to San Diego, Lake Forest and Los Angeles 15 [03:02] <pleia2> s/CDs/DVDs 16 [03:03] <eps> :-) 17 [03:03] <pleia2> I haven't heard back from the silicon valley folks about DVDs, but hopefully they'll find time to reply so I can get some down there to San Jose and Mt View 18 [03:03] <philipballew> so I was able to hand out several of these already 19 [03:04] <pleia2> we do have some 12.04 CDs left over too, this week I'll go through them to make sure our wiki is up to date, they're LTS so it's ok to have leftovers :) 20 [03:04] <pleia2> philipballew: yay! 21 [03:04] <grantbow> LTS = good for newbies 22 [03:04] <josheboy> <--- newbie 23 [03:04] <pleia2> and servers, companies, etc ;) 24 [03:04] <philipballew> We here in San Diego had our Ubuntu hour this Thursday and had 3 people besides myself. I have a few lts here I still hand out as well. 25 [03:05] <pleia2> josheboy: nice to have some new faces here :) welcome 26 [03:05] <josheboy> Thanks much :) 27 [03:05] * philipballew high fives josheboy 28 [03:05] <kallecarl> Hello, new to the meeting want to invite Ubuntu folks to http://www.qtdeveloperdays.com/northamerica/ Dec 5 -7. Jono confirmed tonight that he will be on the panel about open source tablets 29 [03:05] <darthrobot`> Title: [Qt Developer Days] 30 [03:05] <pleia2> kallecarl: cool, thanks! 31 [03:05] <pleia2> kallecarl: is there an announcement you can forward to the mailing list? 32 [03:05] <kallecarl> list address 33 [03:05] <grantbow> nice 34 [03:05] <kallecarl> ? 35 [03:05] <kallecarl> grantbow: howdy 36 [03:05] <pleia2> kallecarl: email@example.com 37 [03:06] <kallecarl> pleia2: not really an announcement I guess 38 [03:06] <kallecarl> just the URL for the conference 39 [03:06] <kallecarl> will do though 40 [03:06] <pleia2> kallecarl: ok, thanks 41 [03:06] <eps> Isn't it horrifically expensive to attend? 42 [03:06] <grantbow> nice adjective 43 [03:07] <pleia2> hehe 44 [03:08] <grantbow> Santa Clara with a free three day pass? Not too horrific. 45 [03:08] <pleia2> another thing I wanted to mention is how we plan events 46 [03:09] <philipballew> kallecarl, If you are advertising it here, can LoCo members here get in for free or a good price? 47 [03:09] <kallecarl> eps: there are a few complimentary passes 48 [03:09] <pleia2> we've gone from having pretty strict rules to having essentally none, which some people are taking advantage of now - to the extent of sometimes not even telling the rest of the team they're having what they call Ubuntu California events ;( 49 [03:09] <pleia2> :( 50 [03:09] <kallecarl> please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org 51 [03:09] <philipballew> pleia2, This is a problem. 52 [03:10] <pleia2> so today I created a wiki page to help people understand the minimum requirements for hosting an event (and akk helped me clean it up): https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam/Projects/HowTo 53 [03:10] <darthrobot`> Title: [CaliforniaTeam/Projects/HowTo - Ubuntu Wiki] 54 [03:10] <pleia2> this is now linked on our Projects page 55 [03:10] <grantbow> sounds good 56 [03:10] <philipballew> +1 57 [03:10] <pleia2> should be helpful for for all of us really :) we forget how many resources we have! 58 [03:11] <grantbow> true 59 [03:11] <pleia2> it's a wiki, so please feel free to make edits as needed, that's really my first stab at it 60 [03:11] <pleia2> I'm hoping this will be enough to solve the problem of rogue events ;) 61 [03:12] <eps> Speaking of Projects ... 62 [03:13] <eps> SCALE 11x -- http://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale11x/ 63 [03:13] <darthrobot`> Title: [SCALE 11x] 64 [03:13] <pleia2> oh gosh, that's coming up fast 65 [03:13] <eps> Hello! 66 [03:13] <pleia2> I'm skipping this year :( 67 [03:14] <eps> Philip? 68 [03:14] <philipballew> eps, Ill be there 69 [03:14] <philipballew> I can run the booth for the loco if needed 70 [03:14] <philipballew> since I live down here somewhat and not 71 [03:14] <eps> So, I guess it goes on the Projects page. 72 [03:14] <pleia2> yeah 73 [03:14] <pleia2> can copy the 10x page probably and adjust accordingly :) 74 [03:15] <pleia2> also follow up with nhaines to see if there will be an Ubucon too 75 [03:15] <philipballew> probably nhaines and iheartubuntu will help with all the people from their hours 76 [03:15] <grantbow> another Ubucon would be great 77 [03:15] <pleia2> grantbow: yeah :) 78 [03:15] <eps> Find some discount codes for attendees, and figure out what you need from people who are interested in volunteering 79 [03:15] <philipballew> I'm gonna set up a page for hotel/ride sharing for people so were all not booked in out own hotels if we dont want to 80 [03:16] <pleia2> philipballew: that's great! 81 [03:16] <grantbow> eps: Volunteering? Thanks for that ;-) 82 [03:16] <pleia2> let me know if you have any questions logistically, I am not sure who is working with Gareth to arrange the booth 83 [03:16] <philipballew> the hilton is somewhat $$ compared to ones a few blocks away as well. and there is parking around for people driving from sf 84 [03:17] <eps> grantbow: Would you prefer ... conscription? 85 [03:17] <pleia2> I just can't attend because I have too much happening this year (changing jobs, getting married) 86 [03:17] * philipballew still wants to see a "scale or bust" sign on a car 87 [03:17] <pleia2> turns out you can't actually take 2 months a year off for conferences and honeymoon... ;) 88 [03:18] <philipballew> :) 89 [03:18] <mikestewart> honeymoon at SCaLE! 90 [03:18] <mikestewart> :-P 91 [03:18] * mikestewart back to luring 92 [03:18] * mikestewart back to lurking 93 [03:18] <philipballew> I have a good thing to mention 94 [03:19] <philipballew> Our loco member dave (iheartubuntu) came out of the woodwork this week to pull a victory for Ubuntu/linux with that netflix app he helped make. So whenever you see the news about that, know it was made possible from someone who came from our loco. 95 [03:19] <pleia2> philipballew: oh yes, good catch 96 [03:19] <grantbow> excellent! 97 [03:19] <pleia2> mikestewart: getting married in April :) and I'd like to go somewhere more exciting than LA ;) 98 [03:19] <josheboy> oh wow. that's pretty cool 99 [03:20] <pleia2> http://www.iheartubuntu.com/2012/11/ppa-for-netflix-desktop-app.html 100 [03:20] <darthrobot`> Title: [PPA for Netflix Desktop App | iheartubuntu] 101 [03:20] <pleia2> the Ubuntu Developer Summit will probably happen during my honeymoon, but he wasn't thrilled with that honeymoon idea 102 [03:21] <philipballew> I want to see a plenary session where you get married by markdude pleia2 103 [03:21] <eps> Do we know where the next UDS will be held? 104 [03:21] <pleia2> philipballew: hahahah 105 [03:21] <pleia2> eps: nope :\ 106 [03:22] <grantbow> hopefully Oakland 107 [03:22] <pleia2> ok, anyone else have anything? 108 [03:22] <grantbow> How about shirts? https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CaliforniaTeam/Projects/Shirts 109 [03:22] <darthrobot`> Title: [CaliforniaTeam/Projects/Shirts - Ubuntu Wiki] 110 [03:22] <pleia2> grantbow: oh yes! what were your thoughts here? 111 [03:23] <kallecarl> pleia2: i didn't sign up for the mailing list. Just mailed the address you gave 112 [03:23] <kallecarl> the QtDevDays announce 113 [03:23] <pleia2> kallecarl: thanks, I'll let it through 114 [03:23] <grantbow> Let's have an art contest again and get some more printed. 115 [03:23] <philipballew> grantbow, I like this idea. If we get them made up by scale we can pass them out there 116 [03:23] <grantbow> Canonical colors have changed so at least updating colors will be good. 117 [03:24] <grantbow> both Canonical and Community colors 118 [03:24] <eps> No more aubergine? I'm shocked! Shocked, I say! 119 [03:24] <pleia2> so are we proposing a full logo redesign 120 [03:24] <philipballew> who will print them grantbow ? 121 [03:24] <grantbow> yes 122 [03:24] <kallecarl> at LinuxCon, there were the coolest shirts. Not screened like a big hunk of plastic but rather dyed into the shirt 123 [03:24] <pleia2> eps: yes aubergine, but we haven't updated our stuff for even that change... 124 [03:24] <kallecarl> drivemg.com is the contact 125 [03:24] <pleia2> eps: our logo is still the old old old ubuntu logo 126 [03:24] <grantbow> our colors for the old shirt were pre-aubergine 127 [03:25] <philipballew> IDEA! Hold a contest from the ml to get design ideas, and the winner gets a free shirt. 128 [03:25] <eps> Is there a URL with design guidelines? 129 [03:25] <pleia2> philipballew: we can't really promise that :( no one to $$$$ for the shirts 130 [03:25] <grantbow> If we design it we'll find someone to print it. Maybe the person that did it last time. 131 [03:25] * mikestewart can't imagine much more *exciting* than LA ... but ya, wouldn't honeymoon here (or SCaLE) either. 132 [03:25] <philipballew> true. 133 [03:25] <pleia2> (unless you're volunteering :)) 134 [03:25] <grantbow> Ernest Rogers 135 [03:26] <grantbow> we can ask him 136 [03:26] <pleia2> mikestewart: maybe exotic is the right word (boo more california ;)) 137 [03:26] <philipballew> pleia2, I can look into printing them at a shop near me here if I have some funds 138 [03:26] <josheboy> I live in LA, and I took my very recent honeymoon far away from here, haha. And no laptops either. It was very refreshing :p 139 [03:26] <philipballew> so if people pre order them, but not sure if people would want that 140 [03:26] <grantbow> no reason we can't do multiple printings too 141 [03:26] <philipballew> agreed 142 [03:26] <grantbow> though probably not necessary yet 143 [03:26] <pleia2> ok, so can someone take an action item to put together a wiki page for this new design contest and organize it on list? 144 [03:26] <philipballew> yes 145 [03:26] <pleia2> josheboy: congrats! 146 [03:27] <grantbow> I can organize it 147 [03:27] <pleia2> ok great :) 148 [03:27] <grantbow> and do a wiki page 149 [03:27] <josheboy> pleia2: Thanks. And congrats on the near future nuptuals :) 150 [03:27] <pleia2> josheboy: thank you :) 151 [03:27] <grantbow> +1 152 [03:27] <pleia2> wow, this was a productive meeting! 153 [03:27] <pleia2> anything else? 154 [03:27] <grantbow> not bad for a blank agenda 155 [03:27] <pleia2> indeed 156 [03:27] <eps> Other than not ordering purple and orange M&Ms, what other disasters should I know about? 157 [03:28] * mikestewart lives in long beach. 158 [03:28] <grantbow> eps: please propose a design in the contest that is soon to come. 159 [03:28] <pleia2> eps: do they have purple? 160 [03:28] <mikestewart> did you guys firgure out whos working with Gareth on SCaLE booth? 161 [03:28] <philipballew> mikestewart, come down to san diego! 162 [03:28] <josheboy> mikestewart: I live in North Hollywood 163 [03:29] <pleia2> philipballew: will you contact Gareth to see who he has down for the ubuntu booth contact? 164 [03:29] <mikestewart> philipballew, san diego is an awesome place to visit. as is sf bay area. 165 [03:29] <philipballew> pleia2, will do 166 [03:29] <pleia2> great 167 [03:29] <philipballew> mikestewart, all the more reason to come here and say hello 168 [03:29] <philipballew> and get a free ubuntu cd 169 [03:29] <mikestewart> philipballew, I wouldn't mind being backup help for the booth 170 [03:29] <eps> pleia2: www.mymms.com (and yes, they are appropriate for weddings) 171 [03:30] * mikestewart is an organizer of #drupal-la 172 [03:30] <philipballew> mikestewart, yeah, Lets do that. 173 [03:30] <mikestewart> we'll have a booth, too 174 [03:30] <grantbow> Oh, I burned some 12.04 and special 12.10 CD size images. I will let the list know when I get a chance to test the 12.10 CDs. 175 [03:30] <pleia2> eps: just proposed pink m&m wedding favors and got a funny look, then he goes "whatever you want, hon" 176 [03:30] <pleia2> mikestewart: cool 177 [03:30] <mikestewart> philipballew, where are you in sandiego? 178 [03:30] <philipballew> alright. I gtg get back to my homework 179 [03:30] <philipballew> ah 180 [03:31] <philipballew> mikestewart, Point Loma 181 [03:31] <pleia2> grantbow: cool, thanks 182 [03:31] <kallecarl> pleia2: whatever you want, hon...already trained well 183 [03:31] <josheboy> "whatever you want, hon" is the perfect soon-to-be groom answer 184 [03:31] <pleia2> josheboy: +1 185 [03:31] <pleia2> kallecarl: too 186 [03:31] <pleia2> :) 187 [03:31] * mikestewart is not sure how close that is to stone brewery -- a major reason to get in the car for the SD trip. besides legoland for the kids 188 [03:31] <pleia2> ok, we can wrap up this meeting :) 189 [03:31] <grantbow> great meeting! thanks for chairing pleia2 190 [03:31] <pleia2> thanks everyone 191 [03:31] <kallecarl> thank you 192 [03:31] <pleia2> #endmeeting