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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.

Alessandro Lorenzi from Italy mentored by Robert Scheck

Sureshkumar Packiyarajah from Sri Lanka mentored by Gerard Braad

Summary of traffic on Ambassadors mailing list

Igor Pires Soares reminded Ambassadors [1] about the need to post event reports on the Events Wiki Page [2]

Larry Cafiero informed [3] about FAmNA meeting on 2011-02-15 [4] and later posted [5] the Minutes [6]

Bert Desmet wondered [7] about Fedora drinks based on a blog post [8] There was a lot of discussion around this on the thread [9]

Arthur Buliva requested [10] swag for a GNOME 3 Release Party at Nairobi. Pierros Papadeas pointed [11] to the EMEA Swag Tracking Trac instance [12]

Pierros Papadeas posted [13] the Fedora 15 Ambassadors Schedule

John Rose posted a proposal [14] on "Broadening how we empower community action - opening a dialog for change" with a context around budget creation, allocation, approval and disbursement processes in community activities not limited to Ambassadors. The thread [15] includes replies from current FAmSCo members and Ambassadors discussing about the need to streamline the process for identifying a requirement for budget, approval thereof and, disbursal that allows proper tracking.

Igor Pires Soares posted [16] the FAmSCo Report for January 2011[17]

Adam Miller informed [18] that the CfP for the Texas Linux Fest 2011 [19] has been extended

John Rose started [20] a thread [21] about planning for SXSW [22]

David Ramsey posted [23] Meeting notes from APAC Meeting on 2011-02-19 [24]

Pierros Papadeas posted [25] Meeting Minutes [26] of FAmSCo meeting on 2011-02-19. Max Spevack provided some clarity [27] by answering a few questions raised on the thread [28] around budget for community activities

David Ramsey informed [29] about upcoming Fedora 15 Test Days [30]

John Rose informed about being contacted [31] by organizers of the MAGNet Con 2011 [32] and asked for show of hands from those interested in participating

Joerg Simon reminded [33] the EMEA Ambassadors that the FUDCon EMEA bidding was now open [34]

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/016992.html
  2. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Event_reports
  3. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/016994.html
  4. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:Ambassadors_2011-02-15
  5. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017016.html
  6. http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-02-16/fedora-meeting.2011-02-16-02.02.html
  7. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/016996.html
  8. http://grep.be/blog/en/life/funny/size_matters
  9. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/thread.html#16996
  10. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017005.html
  11. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017006.html
  12. https://fedorahosted.org/emea-swag-tracking/
  13. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017008.html
  14. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017009.html
  15. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/thread.html#17009
  16. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017021.html
  17. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAmSCo_report_2011-01
  18. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017022.html
  19. http://www.texaslinuxfest.org/
  20. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017029.html
  21. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/thread.html#17029
  22. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SXSW_2011
  23. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017037.html
  24. http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-02-19/apac.2011-02-19-04.01.html
  25. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017040.html
  26. http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-02-19/famsco.2011-02-19-13.06.html
  27. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017050.html
  28. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/thread.html#17040
  29. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017057.html
  30. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Category:Fedora_15_Test_Days
  31. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017058.html
  32. http://magnetcon.info/
  33. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017062.html
  34. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FUDCon_and_FAD_locations

Summary of events reported on Ambassadors mailing list

Ilyes Gouta posted a report [1] on FOSDEM 2011

Shakthi Kannan posted a report [2] along with photographs [3] on the EFY Expo 2011 at New Delhi, India [4]. He also included a link to his presentation [5] on "Free/Open Source Hardware - What it means to Design Engineers"

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017007.html
  2. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-February/017061.html
  3. http://www.shakthimaan.com/Mambo/gallery/album66
  4. http://www.efyexpo.com/
  5. http://shakthimaan.com/downloads.html#free-open-source-hardware-what-it-means-to-design-engineers

Summary of traffic on FAmSCo mailing list

Pierros Papadeas posted [1] Agenda for 2011-02-20 meeting of FAmSCo [2]

Robyn Bergeron requested [3] FAmSCo representation at the Alpha Readiness meeting on 2011-02-24 at 1900 UTC. Pierros Papadeas confirmed [4] about joining in.

Max Spevack asked for help [5] from someone familiar with LATAM Fedora Ambassadors to understand the context of an expenses ticket [6]. Igor Pires Soares followed up [7] providing the information needed.

Joerg Simon forwarded [8] a mail from Mahay Alam Khan adding himself as a Regional Mentor for APAC and added his observations. Susmit Shannigrahi answered [9] a question from Larry Cafiero about who Mahay Alam Khan was. He further suggested [10] asking on the fedora-bd list about the need for a Mentor for Bangladesh.

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-February/000672.html
  2. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAmSCo_agenda
  3. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-February/000673.html
  4. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-February/000674.html
  5. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-February/000675.html
  6. https://fedorahosted.org/famsco/ticket/80
  7. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-February/000686.html
  8. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-February/000676.html
  9. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-February/000678.html
  10. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-February/000683.html