|first post, fedora board, and fudcon
||[Apr. 16th, 2006|02:03 pm]
So it's been a while coming, but I've finally got a blog setup on which I can spend some more time commenting on various things Fedora. Couple of things that I want to mention in this first posting:
FUDCon Boston was a big success. I was happy with how it went, and I'd like to once again thank everyone whose hard work made it possible. I urge you all to take a look at the videos and slides if you weren't there in person. And please, if you were there, send me your feedback about the event.
We've held a bunch of FUDCons all over the world in the past year, and while they have been good, it is my opinion that we need to expect more out of them, in order to justify the time and expense that goes into organizing them. The next FUDCon should include some sort of *tangible* goal, in addition to the standard discussions about different Fedora-related projects. I'd like to see a code rush targetting a specific need that Fedora has, like the Free Media project. I'd like to see tutorials in which we teach people how to package things up for Fedora Extras. And so on, and so on.
If you have ideas on this, or would like to help with planning and organization, pop onto fedora-marketing-list and help out.
Finally, in case you haven't seen it on the various lists, I'd like to draw your attention to the wiki pages that are now live surrounding the Fedora Project Board.
We had our first meeting at FUDCon Boston -- it was great to get most of the Board members in one room for the initial meeting, and to establish a personal connection between people.