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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.

Everton Cardoso from Brazil mentored by Daniel Bruno

Summary of traffic on Ambassadors mailing list

Christoph Wickert raised [1] some questions regarding the budget [2] Max Spevack provided [3] actual figures from the expenses. David Nalley mentioned [4] that some of the issues raised in the mail were also part of the Board IRC meeting and, discussions were ongoing as the same was an agenda item in the upcoming Board meeting.

Onyeibo Oku asked [5] if there was an existing print-ready, A5 sized booklet covering the basics of Fedora for handing out at events. Zoltan Hopper responded [6] about a scratch document available at the Marketing Page. There was further discussion around the difference between a Quick-Start and a Handbook [7] and the possibility of building a Quick Start Guide [8] based upon the SXSW Materials [9]

Christoph Wickert posted [10] Minutes of EMEA Ambassadors Meeting [11] The thread [12] had additional discussion around allocation of funds under budget line items and, expense planning based on projected needs. The decision making process within FAmSCo was also discussed.

David Ramsey posted [13] meeting notes [14] from the APAC Ambassadors meeting on 2011-03-19

David Ramsey informed [15] about an upcoming Power Management Test Day [16] and subsequently posted [17] about the Printing and ABRT Retrace Server Test Days

Máirín Duffy asked [18] if there was a group photograph from a recent event with the aim of updating the FUDCon Zurich group phot that is on fedoraproject.org page

Christoph Wickert posted [19] a 'Last Call for Orders" for F14 media for any event at EMEA and added a link to the Inventory [20] for helping to search for the nearest anchor point

Pierros Papadeas posted [21] Meeting Minutes for FAmSCo meeting of 2011-03-26

Buddhika Kurera requested help [22] in finding a co-speaker for CLT2011

Paul Mellors posted [23] about an idea for a documentary [24] similar to "Revolution OS"

Adam Miller put out a last call for funding for Texas Linux Fest 2011 [25]

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017242.html
  2. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAmSCo_report_2011-02
  3. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017245.html
  4. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017317.html
  5. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017252.html
  6. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017253.html
  7. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Sankarshan/FedoraHandbook
  8. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017261.html
  9. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Design/SXSW_Materials
  10. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017264.html
  11. http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-03-23/emea_ambassadors.2011-03-23-20.02.html
  12. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/thread.html#17264
  13. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017265.html
  14. http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-03-19/apac.2011-03-19-04.09.html
  15. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017267.html
  16. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Test_Day:2011-03-24
  17. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017312.html
  18. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017282.html
  19. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017293.html
  20. https://fedorahosted.org/emea-swag-tracking/wiki/Inventory
  21. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017296.html
  22. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017299.html
  23. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017314.html
  24. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_Documentary
  25. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017310.html

Summary of events reported on Ambassadors mailing list

Christoph Wickert reported [1] on the Chemnitzer Linuxtage event with more details about undertaking similar tasks using different distributions.

Fabian Affolter summarized [2] all the CLT2011 reports

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017241.html
  2. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/ambassadors/2011-March/017284.html

Summary of traffic on FAmSCo mailing list

Jared Smith requested [1] scheduling of the meeting to determine the winning bid for FUDCon EMEA. He agreed to participate [2] in the IRC meeting of the FAmSCo

Joerg Simon posted [3] the meeting logs from the FAmSCo meeting of 2011-04-02 [4] Pierros Papadeas followed up [5] with the updated agenda [6]

Pierros Papadeas informed [7] about Milan being the FAmSCo recommendation for the FUDCon EMEA based on the strength of the community and the determination of the team towards realization of an excellent FUDCon

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-March/000748.html
  2. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-March/000751.html
  3. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-April/000752.html
  4. http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2011-04-02/famsco.2011-04-02-14.07.html
  5. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-April/000753.html
  6. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAmSCo_agenda
  7. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/famsco/2011-April/000754.html

Summary of traffic on Campus Ambassadors mailing list

The mailing list did not have any traffic this week.