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== Pre-conference community meetup ==
 
== Pre-conference community meetup ==
  
* Bernie gives an overview of the current state of Sugar Labs
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* Bernie gives an overview of the current state of Sugar Labs:
* infrastructure (servers, services, etc.) in in place
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** infrastructure (servers, services, etc.) in in place
* mode of governance has been established
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** mode of governance has been established
* getting away from the ''old mindset'' (thinking like a company, asking for permission before doing something)
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** getting away from the ''old mindset'' (thinking like a company, asking for permission before doing something)
* ''show me the code'', we will support you but you should do things yourself
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** ''show me the code'', we will support you but you should do things yourself
* SugarLabs is a community '''not''' a company
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** SugarLabs is a community '''not''' a company
* more developers are needed
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** more developers are needed
* people should be pointed to join.sugarlabs.org
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** people should be pointed to join.sugarlabs.org
* a few thousand dollars have been collected via individual donations
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** a few thousand dollars have been collected via individual donations
* no success in getting grants so far
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** no success in getting grants so far
* Sugar Labs has no employees, should work like the Gnome foundation, people getting paid by companies who want Sugar to suceed
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** Sugar Labs has no employees, should work like the Gnome foundation, people getting paid by companies who want Sugar to suceed
 
* in the larger context SugarLabs should be responsible for high-levels decisions and setting the framework for activities
 
* in the larger context SugarLabs should be responsible for high-levels decisions and setting the framework for activities
 
* focus on setting up Local Sugar Labs, direct contact to educators and other relevant parties in their respective communities
 
* focus on setting up Local Sugar Labs, direct contact to educators and other relevant parties in their respective communities
* [http://sugarlabs.org/go/ActivityTeam/Remora_port Remora]
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* [http://sugarlabs.org/go/ActivityTeam/Remora_port Remora] as a central hub for activities (downloads, reviews, etc.); should be available in a couple of weeks
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* Collaboration:
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** (as previously also discussed on the mailing-list) it would be good to have a minimum-level of collaboration in all activities in the form of a view-only mode
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** activities should also declare a max. number of collaborators, any additional users who join are automatically connected in a view-only mode
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== FOSDEM'09 ==
 
== FOSDEM'09 ==
  
 
== Other Notes ==
 
== Other Notes ==

Revision as of 08:11, 8 February 2009

Pre-conference community meetup

  • Bernie gives an overview of the current state of Sugar Labs:
    • infrastructure (servers, services, etc.) in in place
    • mode of governance has been established
    • getting away from the old mindset (thinking like a company, asking for permission before doing something)
    • show me the code, we will support you but you should do things yourself
    • SugarLabs is a community not a company
    • more developers are needed
    • people should be pointed to join.sugarlabs.org
    • a few thousand dollars have been collected via individual donations
    • no success in getting grants so far
    • Sugar Labs has no employees, should work like the Gnome foundation, people getting paid by companies who want Sugar to suceed
  • in the larger context SugarLabs should be responsible for high-levels decisions and setting the framework for activities
  • focus on setting up Local Sugar Labs, direct contact to educators and other relevant parties in their respective communities
  • Remora as a central hub for activities (downloads, reviews, etc.); should be available in a couple of weeks
  • Collaboration:
    • (as previously also discussed on the mailing-list) it would be good to have a minimum-level of collaboration in all activities in the form of a view-only mode
    • activities should also declare a max. number of collaborators, any additional users who join are automatically connected in a view-only mode


FOSDEM'09

Other Notes