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This week the Fedora Ambassadors Project had a couple of new members joining.
 
This week the Fedora Ambassadors Project had a couple of new members joining.
  
[[User:Elad|Elad Alfassa]] from Israel mentored by Bert Desmet
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[[User:Killeok|Cory J McKee]] from the USA mentored by [[User:Jbwillia|Ben Williams]]
  
[[User:Richdb|Richard de Bruin]] from the Netherlands mentored by Bert Desmet
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[[User:Frafra|Francesco Frassinelli]] from Italy mentored by [[User:Robert|Robert Scheck]]
  
 
=== Summary of traffic on Ambassadors mailing list ===
 
=== Summary of traffic on Ambassadors mailing list ===
  
[[User:Lcafiero|Larry Cafiero]] reminded <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017439.html </ref> about FAmNA meeting for 2011-05-03 <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:NA_Ambassadors_2011-05-03 </ref>
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[[User:Jbwillia|Ben Williams]] posted a reminder <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017507.html </ref> about FAmNA meeting on 2011-05-18 at 2100 EDT <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:NA_Ambassadors_2011-05-18 </ref> and later <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017530.html </ref> posted the Minutes <ref> http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-18/famna-20110518.2011-05-18-01.01.txt </ref>
  
[[User:Cwickert|Christoph Wickert]] reminded <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017440.html </ref> about EMEA Ambassadors meeting on 2011-05-04 <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:EMEA_Ambassadors_2011-05-04 </ref> and later posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017449.html </ref> the Meeting Minutes <ref> http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-04/fedora-meeting.2011-05-04-20.01.txt </ref>
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Onyeibo Oku informed <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017511.html </ref> about an upcoming talk at the Enugu State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Architects on "Linux for the Nigerian AEC Industry" <ref> http://twohot.wordpress.com/2011/05/17/fedora-2/ </ref>. [[User:Ppapadeas|Pierros Papadeas]] suggested <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017514.html </ref> including references to CAD and Management software.
  
[[User:Dramsey|David Ramsey]] mentioned <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017441.html </ref> that the special APAC meetings for weekly Wednesdays would be at 1000 UTC <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:APAC_Ambassadors_2011-05-04 </ref>
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[[User:Cwickert|Christoph Wickert]] reminded <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017513.html </ref> about EMEA Ambassadors Meeting for 2011-05-18 <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:EMEA_Ambassadors_2011-05-18 </ref> and later posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017548.html </ref> the Meeting Minutes <ref> http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-18/fedora-meeting.2011-05-18-20.01.txt </ref>
  
Haowei Lee provided updated information <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017442.html </ref> about the Fedora 15 China Online Event
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Jonathan Dieter asked <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017515.html </ref> in response to an invitation to work on FUDCon APAC, as to whether Lebanon/Middle East was a part of EMEA or, APAC. [[User:Cwickert|Christoph Wickert]] clarified <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017516.html </ref> it as EMEA
  
Truong Anh. Tua posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017444.html </ref> meeting notes from the APAC Ambassadors meeting on 2011-05-04 <ref> http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-04/fedora-meeting.2011-05-04-09.58.html </ref>
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[[User:Igor|Igor Pires Soares]] posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017519.html </ref> FAmSCo Report for April 2011 <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAmSCo_report_2011-04 </ref>. [[User:Cwickert|Christoph Wickert]] pointed out some discrepancies <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017520.html </ref> in the budget numbers for EMEA
  
Rejaul Islam updated <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017445.html </ref> information about Fedora 15 Release Parties being organized at Bangladesh
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Tom Callaway reminded <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017521.html </ref> that the Fedora Project Contributor Agreement <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Legal:Fedora_Project_Contributor_Agreement </ref> is required to be signed by 2011-06-17
  
Jiri Eischmaan reported <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017446.html </ref> about plans to organize a Fedora 15 Release Party at the Brno office of Red Hat <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/F15_Release_Party_Brno </ref>
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Robert Beatty wanted to know <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017527.html </ref> the steps for ordering the Ambassador Polo Shirt featured for EMEA Ambassadors. [[User:Cwickert|Christoph Wickert]] responded <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017528.html </ref> with a step-wise list of things to do. However, [[User:Jbwillia|Ben Williams]] indicated the steps for FAmNA <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017531.html </ref> as the original request was from an Ambassador in the US.
  
[[User:Dramsey|David Ramsey]] reminded <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017451.html </ref> about the APAC Ambassadors Meeting to be held on 2011-05-07 at 0400 UTC <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:APAC_Ambassadors_2011-05-07#Agenda </ref> and later posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017457.html </ref> the Meeting Minutes <ref> http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-07/apac.2011-05-07-04.18.log.html </ref>
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Buddhika Kurera posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017541.html </ref> Meeting Minutes from APAC Ambassadors Meeting on 2011-05-18 <ref> http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-18/meeting:apac_ambassadors_2011-05-18.2011-05-18-10.05.log.txt </ref>
  
Buddhika Kurera initiated a thread <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017454.html </ref> about FUDCon preparation for APAC. Further along the thread <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/thread.html#17454 </ref> there was a request to have more ideas in addition to the one from Fedora Ambassadors in Malaysia <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors/MalaysianTeam/FUDConAPACDraft </ref>
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[[User:Dramsey|David Ramsey]] reminded that the bi-weekly APAC Meeting <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:APAC_Ambassadors_2011-05-21#Agenda </ref> time would be 2011-05-21 at 0400 UTC <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017549.html </ref> and later posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017564.html </ref> the Meeting Minutes <ref> http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-21/apac.2011-05-21-03.59.txt </ref>
  
[[User:Mspevack|Max Spevack]] relayed feedback <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017459.html </ref> received at the Red Hat Summit about the Fedora Business Cards <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Business_cards </ref>. Arturo Fernandez reminded <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017460.html </ref> about the business card generation not working properly with UTF-8 encoding and mentioned that a patch was available to fix it. [[User:ke4qqq|David Nalley]] followed it <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017461.html </ref> with a request to remove the Fedora Talk line from the card as the service was deprecated.
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[[User:Dramsey|David Ramsey]] posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017554.html </ref> about the Fedora 15 Go/No-Go meeting <ref> http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-17/fedora_15_go_or_no_go_meeting.2011-05-17-21.00.txt </ref> and release parties for Fedora 15 <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/F15_release_events </ref>
  
[[User:Dramsey|David Ramsey]] reminded <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017471.html </ref> about special APAC meeting for weekly Wednesday on 2011-05-11 <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:APAC_Ambassadors_2011-05-11#Agenda </ref> Buddhika Kurera posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017472.html </ref> the meeting logs <ref> http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-11/apac.2011-05-11-09.59.txt </ref>
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On behalf of FAmSCo, [[User:Yn1v|Neville A. Cross]] posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017556.html </ref> a link to the Survey for Fedora Ambassadors <ref> http://fedora-goals.limequery.org/62553/lang-en </ref> around the Fedora Board Goals for 2011. [[User:Cwickert|Christoph Wickert]] requested individual Ambassadors <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017579.html </ref> to refrain from responding after completing the survey.
  
[[User:Dramsey|David Ramsey]] informed <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017473.html </ref> about the availability of the Fedora 15 RC1 for testing
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Michael Berger introduced himself <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017558.html </ref> on the mailing list
  
[[User:Dramsey|David Ramsey]] also posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017478.html </ref> information around the upcoming Board and FESCo elections
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[[User:Cwickert|Christoph Wickert]] informed <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017565.html </ref> about preparations for the primary media shipment for Fedora 15 in EMEA. The shipment would consist of around 3000 Multi Desktop DVDs and 3000 Bi-arch Installation DVDs. And, specific anchor points (of contact) would receive larger volumes of media in order to enable further distribution to the local communities.
  
Felix Kaechele requested an owner <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017479.html </ref> for the FrOSCon 2011 <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FrOSCon_2011 </ref> at Germany <ref> https://callforprojects.froscon.org/ </ref>
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[[User:gbraad|Gerard Braad]] posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017569.html </ref> Minutes of the FAmSCo meeting held on 2011-05-21<ref> http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-21/fedora-meeting.2011-05-21-14.33.txt </ref>
  
[[User:Igor|Igor Pires Soares]] posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017481.html </ref> Meeting Minutes for FAmSCo meeting for 2011-05-14 <ref> http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-14/fedora-meeting.2011-05-14-14.31.txt </ref> The resulting thread <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/thread.html#17481 </ref> had discussions among Ambassadors with suggestions about how to handle the current situation of empty seats at FAmSCo
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Buddhika Kurera informed <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017571.html </ref> about a magazine from the Fedora APAC community <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_APAC_Magazine </ref> and discussed ways to arrive at a name for the magazine.
  
[[User:Yn1v|Neville A. Cross]] begun the process <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017488.html </ref> to draw up a schedule for the FAmSCo Town Halls
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Sebastian Dziallas asked <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017582.html </ref> for attendees and participants at OSCON 2011 <ref> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/OSCON_2011 </ref> to help identify logistics issues
 
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Tom Callaway posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017506.html </ref> about the Change in requirements for Board, FESCo and FAmSCo candidates in that "specifically, candidates must not be a citizen of an export-restricted
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=== Summary of events reported on Ambassadors mailing list ===
 
=== Summary of events reported on Ambassadors mailing list ===
  
Antonio Salles posted <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017452.html </ref> photographs from the Flisol event <ref> https://picasaweb.google.com/asalles.mail/FLISOLSantiago2011 </ref> Eduardo Zamorano also posted some photographs <ref> https://picasaweb.google.com/asalles.mail/FLISOLSantiago2011 </ref>
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Kevin Raymond reported <ref> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017555.html </ref> on the Solutions Linux event in Paris which had over 250 booths and 10,000 visitors
 
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Revision as of 09:09, 25 May 2011

Contents

Ambassadors

This section covers the news surrounding the Fedora Ambassadors Project[1].

Contributing Writer: Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay

  1. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors

Welcome New Ambassadors

This week the Fedora Ambassadors Project had a couple of new members joining.

Cory J McKee from the USA mentored by Ben Williams

Francesco Frassinelli from Italy mentored by Robert Scheck

Summary of traffic on Ambassadors mailing list

Ben Williams posted a reminder [1] about FAmNA meeting on 2011-05-18 at 2100 EDT [2] and later [3] posted the Minutes [4]

Onyeibo Oku informed [5] about an upcoming talk at the Enugu State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Architects on "Linux for the Nigerian AEC Industry" [6]. Pierros Papadeas suggested [7] including references to CAD and Management software.

Christoph Wickert reminded [8] about EMEA Ambassadors Meeting for 2011-05-18 [9] and later posted [10] the Meeting Minutes [11]

Jonathan Dieter asked [12] in response to an invitation to work on FUDCon APAC, as to whether Lebanon/Middle East was a part of EMEA or, APAC. Christoph Wickert clarified [13] it as EMEA

Igor Pires Soares posted [14] FAmSCo Report for April 2011 [15]. Christoph Wickert pointed out some discrepancies [16] in the budget numbers for EMEA

Tom Callaway reminded [17] that the Fedora Project Contributor Agreement [18] is required to be signed by 2011-06-17

Robert Beatty wanted to know [19] the steps for ordering the Ambassador Polo Shirt featured for EMEA Ambassadors. Christoph Wickert responded [20] with a step-wise list of things to do. However, Ben Williams indicated the steps for FAmNA [21] as the original request was from an Ambassador in the US.

Buddhika Kurera posted [22] Meeting Minutes from APAC Ambassadors Meeting on 2011-05-18 [23]

David Ramsey reminded that the bi-weekly APAC Meeting [24] time would be 2011-05-21 at 0400 UTC [25] and later posted [26] the Meeting Minutes [27]

David Ramsey posted [28] about the Fedora 15 Go/No-Go meeting [29] and release parties for Fedora 15 [30]

On behalf of FAmSCo, Neville A. Cross posted [31] a link to the Survey for Fedora Ambassadors [32] around the Fedora Board Goals for 2011. Christoph Wickert requested individual Ambassadors [33] to refrain from responding after completing the survey.

Michael Berger introduced himself [34] on the mailing list

Christoph Wickert informed [35] about preparations for the primary media shipment for Fedora 15 in EMEA. The shipment would consist of around 3000 Multi Desktop DVDs and 3000 Bi-arch Installation DVDs. And, specific anchor points (of contact) would receive larger volumes of media in order to enable further distribution to the local communities.

Gerard Braad posted [36] Minutes of the FAmSCo meeting held on 2011-05-21[37]

Buddhika Kurera informed [38] about a magazine from the Fedora APAC community [39] and discussed ways to arrive at a name for the magazine.

Sebastian Dziallas asked [40] for attendees and participants at OSCON 2011 [41] to help identify logistics issues

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017507.html
  2. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:NA_Ambassadors_2011-05-18
  3. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017530.html
  4. http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-18/famna-20110518.2011-05-18-01.01.txt
  5. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017511.html
  6. http://twohot.wordpress.com/2011/05/17/fedora-2/
  7. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017514.html
  8. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017513.html
  9. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:EMEA_Ambassadors_2011-05-18
  10. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017548.html
  11. http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-18/fedora-meeting.2011-05-18-20.01.txt
  12. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017515.html
  13. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017516.html
  14. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017519.html
  15. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAmSCo_report_2011-04
  16. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017520.html
  17. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017521.html
  18. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Legal:Fedora_Project_Contributor_Agreement
  19. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017527.html
  20. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017528.html
  21. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017531.html
  22. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017541.html
  23. http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-18/meeting:apac_ambassadors_2011-05-18.2011-05-18-10.05.log.txt
  24. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:APAC_Ambassadors_2011-05-21#Agenda
  25. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017549.html
  26. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017564.html
  27. http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-21/apac.2011-05-21-03.59.txt
  28. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017554.html
  29. http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-17/fedora_15_go_or_no_go_meeting.2011-05-17-21.00.txt
  30. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/F15_release_events
  31. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017556.html
  32. http://fedora-goals.limequery.org/62553/lang-en
  33. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017579.html
  34. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017558.html
  35. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017565.html
  36. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017569.html
  37. http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-21/fedora-meeting.2011-05-21-14.33.txt
  38. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017571.html
  39. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_APAC_Magazine
  40. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017582.html
  41. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/OSCON_2011

Summary of events reported on Ambassadors mailing list

Kevin Raymond reported [1] on the Solutions Linux event in Paris which had over 250 booths and 10,000 visitors

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-May/017555.html

Summary of traffic on FAmSCo mailing list

Joerg Simon posted [1] a vacation message (on vacation till 2011-05-29) and suggested that for any urgent Ambassador Group Membership tasks, Robert Scheck be contacted.

Igor Pires Soares started a discussion [2] around re-assignment of Budget Wrangler tasks with reference to the resignation of Larry Cafiero

As part of the budget wrangler thread, Caius Chance talked [3] about tickets pending to be funded and being blocked on that.

Gerard Braad posted [4] Minutes of FAmSCo meeting on 2011-05-21 [5]

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-May/000795.html
  2. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-May/000802.html
  3. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-May/000807.html
  4. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-May/000803.html
  5. http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-05-21/fedora-meeting.2011-05-21-14.33.txt

Summary of traffic on Campus Ambassadors mailing list

The mailing list did not have any traffic this week.