Marketing Team/Events/FOSDEM 2009/Notes

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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
    • SugarLabs has no employees, should work like the Gnome foundation, people getting paid by companies who want Sugar to suceed

FOSDEM'09

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