Hello and Welcome! I am Vidya Ayer from India, an Ubuntu user and active volunteer in [http://www.ubuntu.com Ubuntu], [http://www.ubuntu-women.org Ubuntu-Women], [http://www.linuxchix.org Linuxchix], [http://women.alioth.debian.org/ Debian-Women] and [http://dmoz.org/ DMOZ].
- IRC Nick: svaksha @irc.freenode.net
email : firstname.lastname@example.org
[http://www.svaksha.com Personal Weblog]
Co-wrote a [http://lists.debian.org/debian-glibc/2005/10/msg00008.html Sanskrit (SA)] language locale with Christian Perrier (bubulle), which awaits inclusion in the Debian package : belocs-locales-data and also in package: locales (version: 2.3.5-6).
Editor at [http://dmoz.org/ dmoz.org], MusicMoz since 2003. Currently restricted to anything related to [http://dmoz.org/Computers/Software/Operating_Systems/Linux/Distributions/Debian/Flavours/Ubuntu/ Ubuntu], [http://dmoz.org/Computers/Open_Source/Software/Music_and_Audio/Libre software for Music and Audio, and [http://dmoz.org/Science/Social_Sciences/Linguistics/Languages/Natural/Indo-European/Indo-Iranian/Indo-Aryan/Sanskrit/ Sanskrit].
Current Team/Membership Status
Ubuntu-Women - [https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-women Launchpad]
[http://www.ubuntu-women.org Ubuntu-Women.org] : Designed, created, and implemented the contents for the website and admin the UW mailing list. Mentor women and guide new users there to contribute to Ubuntu.
[https://launchpad.net/people/bugsquad/ Bugsquad] : Squash bugs on Malone and Ubuntu-bugzilla.
[https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-marketing/ Marketing] : Created a Milestones specification for the Ubuntu Abanta (?) Magazine.
- Assisting Ubuntu Marketing team members, and other community groups and teams when needed.
Currently translate for the Sanskrit localisation of packages in Ubuntu for Indian languages. Plan to increase volunteer translators for Sanskrit. Main impediments are that its a classical language with zero commercial value resulting in low interest as its practically considered a dead language by many people.
- Various contributions in different Wiki's and Ubuntu mailing lists.
[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IndianTeam Ubuntu-IN] : Wrote the initial draft for the Indian Loco team and was involved with the setting up of the [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IndianTeam Ubuntu-IN] team and was the mailing list admin for a short while.
- Advocate Ubuntu-awareness whenever possible and have distributed my surplus Hoary, Breezy and Dapper CD's to many people locally and am happy to note that mostly students used it more than engineers.
Wiki's and Teams created
[https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-l10n-sa Ubuntu Sanskrit Translators Team]
[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWomen Ubuntu-Women] wiki
[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWomenMentors Ubuntu-Mentors] wiki
[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IndianTeam Indian Team] wiki
- Cant remember the numbers for the other bugs filed.