This Ubuntu Ireland Team IRC meeting was held at 9pm Irish time on Wednesday the 19th of October 2011, on #ubuntu-ie on FreeNode. Everyone was welcome to attend and to add topics to the agenda (below)
Review of previous action items
Standing agenda item
Ubuntu 11:10 CDs
Ubuntu Hour Dublin (next Sunday)
Community Appreciation Day
Meeting started by airurando at 20:05:37 UTC. The full logs are available at: http://ubottu.com/meetingology/logs/ubuntu-ie/2011/ubuntu-ie.2011-10-19-20.05.log.txt
LINK: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IrishTeam/IRCMeetings/2011-10-19 (airurando, 20:06:59) LINK: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IrishTeam/IRCMeetings/2011-10-19 (airurando, 20:07:09)
- Review of previous action items
- Ubuntu 11:10 CDs
LINK: http://www.theopensourcerer.com/2011/10/18/free-ubuntu-11-10-cds-for-the-uk/ (airurando, 20:14:47) LINK: http://ubuntu-uk.org/free-cds/ (airurando, 20:14:47) ACTION: ebel to mail list seeking requests for 11:10 CDs (airurando, 20:28:11)
- Ubuntu Hour Dublin (next Sunday)
LINK: http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-ie/1321/detail/ (airurando, 20:30:11)
- Community Appreciation Day
LINK: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UCADay (airurando, 20:34:40)
Meeting ended at 20:46:27 UTC.
Any Other Business
The following topics were raised in the meeting
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20:06:08 <airurando> evening all and welcome to the Ubuntu Ireland Team meeting for October
20:06:18 <czajkowski> o/
20:06:33 <airurando> The agenda for this evenings meeting can be found:
20:06:59 <airurando> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IrishTeam/IRCMeetings/2011-10-19
20:07:09 <airurando> #link https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IrishTeam/IRCMeetings/2011-10-19
20:07:50 <airurando> can those here for the meeting please indicate so by typing PRESENT
20:07:55 <airurando> PRESENT
20:08:01 <czajkowski> PRESENT
20:08:06 <ebel> anseo
20:08:32 <tdr112> Phere
20:08:36 <tdr112> here
20:09:18 <airurando> #topic Review of previous action items
20:09:35 <airurando> no meeting last month
20:10:42 <airurando> no outstanding action items for August either
20:10:56 <airurando> on to agenda items proper
20:11:34 <airurando> #topic Ubuntu 11:10 CDs
20:11:43 <airurando> tdr112 the floor is yours
20:11:48 <tdr112> so we will be getting cds soon
20:12:01 <tdr112> what do we do with them
20:12:16 <czajkowski> college comp socs ?
20:12:18 <tdr112> send them to the same epople we did last time
20:12:25 <czajkowski> hackerspaces?
20:12:45 <ebel> FYI i have appljed, as official address contact, and shall let the loco know when the arrive at my address
20:12:48 <tdr112> how about a ubunut hour in dublin to give them to people and save on postege
20:13:00 <airurando> I have a spreadsheet with all recipients from the last lot
20:13:11 <czajkowski> cool
20:13:20 <airurando> tdr112 slashtom suggested that yesterday.
20:13:41 <airurando> ebel I'll email the spreadsheet to you
20:14:00 <ebel> i suppose, in general, posting them around, but would auggest reciepients should send a SAE, rather than 1 person (me) paying all postage
20:14:02 <tdr112> yep its not my idea
20:14:09 <tdr112> its a good one
20:14:28 <airurando> I like the Ubuntu Uk approach
20:14:35 <tdr112> which is
20:14:47 <airurando> http://www.theopensourcerer.com/2011/10/18/free-ubuntu-11-10-cds-for-the-uk/
20:14:47 <airurando> http://ubuntu-uk.org/free-cds/
20:15:03 <airurando> doesn't really work for the bigger packs though
20:15:28 <ebel> here's an idea: email mailing list, solicit people who want them, if there arent a lot, follow up on people from last time?
20:15:58 <airurando> ebel need to keep costs down though
20:16:22 <airurando> all Dublinites or groups should collech at UH
20:16:28 <tdr112> yep
20:16:37 <ebel> yes, agreed
20:16:59 <ebel> could require peollhr who dont collect to semd sae?
20:17:00 <airurando> for groups around the country we should try a cheap delivery or collection approach
20:17:15 <airurando> doesn't have to be instantaneous this time
20:17:19 <ebel> solves the cost problem, since means i wouldnt have to pay anything
20:17:34 <airurando> I ebel: indeed
20:17:46 <tdr112> good stuff
20:17:46 <airurando> I have a request in relation to this
20:17:56 <ebel> tbh it costs aboit 3 or 4 eur for a sae, not a lpt
20:19:25 <airurando> I've been chatting to Cathal Garvey of Nexus Cork about the possibility of the hackerspace running a linux workshop for beginners as part of the Lifelong Learning Festival in cork in 2012
20:19:51 <airurando> Cathal seems positively disposed to this idea
20:20:15 <ebel> (for dublin hackerspace, tog should get some, but not as much as last tome, tjere were too many left over)
20:20:31 <tdr112> ebel: yep 20 max
20:21:18 <ebel> surely all these people will come out of the woodwork when we email ubuntuie mailing list
20:21:24 <tdr112> yep
20:21:30 <daxroc> Are these the CDs n Stickers?
20:21:48 <tdr112> just cds
20:21:56 <ebel> i doubt (from experiemce) that we'll run out of people to send em too
20:22:18 <daxroc> Can I request some, I'll pay the shipping for 4 copys
20:22:32 <ebel> finding people to give fancy cds to is jot a problem.
20:22:33 <airurando> could we possibly 'ringfence' a good few for the possibility of a workshop at the Cork Lifelong Learning Festival for April next?
20:22:51 <airurando> daxroc where are you based.
20:22:57 <daxroc> Wexford
20:23:02 <ebel> aitab suppose, how many?
20:23:36 <airurando> hard to say
20:23:48 <airurando> might not even happen
20:23:55 <daxroc> 4, or if you want to leave a few more here for people to collect, im between north and south wexford daily ( mon - fri )
20:24:13 <ebel> a lot will depemd on who requests cds. i predict i'll get the cds within the next weel or 2
20:24:14 <czajkowski> airurando: sounds like a plan
20:24:19 <czajkowski> airurando: also the limerick learning hub
20:24:37 <tdr112> czajkowski: what is the story with the packs you can order
20:24:46 <tdr112> are they free
20:24:55 <tdr112> for eventw
20:25:01 <tdr112> events
20:25:06 <ebel> idea: see who requests cds, then have an irc meeting allocate them?
20:25:13 <airurando> czajkowski: they got some last time through Michael Yonker so yeah
20:25:24 <ebel> ratjer than me deciding unilaterally who gets em?
20:25:28 <airurando> ebel good idea
20:25:28 <tdr112> ok
20:25:43 <airurando> ebel will you send the mail
20:25:47 <airurando> ?
20:26:01 <ebel> Aince ATM we're talking about thjngs we have no idea
20:26:38 <airurando> any objections
20:26:41 <czajkowski> airurando: grand
20:26:52 <ebel> sute ill send the email to the list asking for requests, and again whwn we get them, inviting peoplhr to a meeting to 'plead their case'
20:27:35 <airurando> #agreed hold seperate meeting to consider requests for CDs
20:27:48 <ebel> (and i'm ircing over ssh, so get no autocorrect, its not that im drunk :P)
20:28:08 <tdr112> ebel: sure :)#
20:28:11 <airurando> #action ebel to mail list seeking requests for 11:10 CDs 20:28:11 * meetingology ebel to mail list seeking requests for 11:10 CDs
20:28:24 <airurando> are we done with this
20:28:34 <tdr112> yep
20:28:43 <airurando> next topic
20:29:03 <airurando> #topic Ubuntu Hour Dublin (next Sunday)
20:29:14 <airurando> tdr112 you again.
20:29:17 <tdr112> its on this weekend all welcome
20:29:22 <czajkowski> cool
20:29:28 <tdr112> i dont have a link to hand
20:29:31 <czajkowski> where are ye off to
20:29:46 <tdr112> its a day time ubuntu hour
20:30:00 <tdr112> so come and join us for a cup of tea
20:30:11 <airurando> #link http://loco.ubuntu.com/events/ubuntu-ie/1321/detail/
20:30:14 <ebel> we're goijg to a cafe in templebar
20:30:14 <tdr112> we will send a reminder out on the mail list
20:30:20 <czajkowski> I would do if I could fly in
20:30:56 <airurando> I'm looking forward to this
20:31:07 <czajkowski> sounds like a great idea lads
20:31:09 <tdr112> any questions
20:31:14 <airurando> nice follow up to the excellent release party
20:31:15 <tdr112> ?
20:31:22 <airurando> not here
20:31:31 <czajkowski> if ye have a write up and pics of the -ie
20:31:41 <czajkowski> release party mail me and I'll blog them for you
20:32:06 <airurando> will do
20:32:31 <airurando> will we move on to the last agenda item proper?
20:33:15 <airurando> daxroc you can definitely get some of the CDs somehow.
20:33:16 <tdr112> yep
20:33:54 <airurando> #topic Community Appreciation Day
20:34:16 <airurando> I saw this on twitter recently.
20:34:40 <airurando> #link https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UCADay
20:35:16 <airurando> the title says it all but more info on the page
20:35:43 <airurando> I was thinking that we should hold a second UH on 20 nov 11
20:36:04 <airurando> combine UH with Community Appreciation Day
20:36:05 <daxroc> airurando: thanks
20:36:43 <tdr112> it sounds like a good idea
20:37:17 <airurando> also a good opportunity for the bulk of Dublin CD distribution
20:37:36 <airurando> ebel any thoughts
20:37:44 <airurando> ?
20:38:04 <airurando> czajkowski what do you think?
20:38:14 <tdr112> gtg my stop
20:39:16 <ebel> qeh, no real opiniom.on community appreviation day, havent really neen following it, dont know mich aboit ot
20:39:31 <airurando> lol
20:39:42 <ebel> laaaag
20:39:43 <airurando> fat fungrs
20:40:06 <airurando> no big deal we can talk about it again.
20:40:19 <airurando> moving on
20:40:30 <airurando> #Any Other Business
20:41:00 <tdr112> back
20:41:06 <tdr112> nope
20:41:13 <ebel> nope
20:42:14 <tdr112> ok bye
20:43:23 <ebel> ok
20:45:02 <airurando_> anyone there?
20:45:44 <ebel> yo
20:46:18 <airurando> ebel I think it's time to finish up
20:46:24 <ebel> yep
20:46:27 <airurando> #endmeeting