Revision 1 as of 2008-01-25 21:25:13

Clear message


24th of January 2008 at [http://www.media.mit.edu MIT Media Lab] in Cambridge.

Team Page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MassachusettsTeam BR Meeting Log(s): http://people.ubuntu.com/~fabbione/irclogs/Location_of_Log.html BR

Meeting Chair: Martin Owens BR Meeting Minutes by: Sara Abbott BR


The following were present during this meeting:

Members Present

  • Martin
  • Aaron
  • Joe
  • Mike
  • Sara
  • Nathan
  • Theresa
  • Steve
  • Bradley
  • Randy
  • David
  • Yuri
  • Mako


Upcoming Installfest

Packaging Jam and/or Bug Jam

  • Can/Shall we host one?
  • What are our resources?

Public Relations

  • Local Support Application
  • Designate a PR Coordinator
  • More PR events (Monthly)
  • Hand out more fliers & CD's

  • Promote social networking website groups (facebook, myspace, etc.)
  • Keysigning party
  • Newton High School talk
  • Librarians


  • Case Badges: Second Round in February
  • T-shirts
    • New shirts! Samples ([:Leftyfb: Mike])
    • Cost? Sale Price?
    • Decision Deadline?
  • Ubuntu CD's: Making More and Money to do it


  • Designate someone to be responsible for the [:MassachusettsTeam/Toolbox/:tool box]
  • More ways for people to help -- task delegation?

Launchpad Users Clean Up

  • Allow only 'real' names?
  • Define Moderation Practices


  • Continuous logging of the ubuntu-us-ma channel?
  • Additional channel only for meetings?

Mailing List Etiquette

  • Do we want to adopt certain policies? Will this discourage new users?
  • Should we have a no-policy policy? Or a "no whining about how people email the list" policy?
  • Bottom or Top Posting? Is it so important?

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  • Meeting called to order at 19:00, by Meeting Chair, Martin Owens

  • 2008-01-24 meeting minutes were amended and approved