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

Contributing Writer: Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay

Welcome New Ambassadors

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

Luis Bazan from Panama mentored by Daniel Bruno

Jiří Eischmann from the Czech Republic mentored by Joerg Simon

Summary of traffic on Ambassadors mailing list

Nathaneal Lee informed [1] about an upcoming online event organized by the Fedora Community in China in line with the Fedora 15 launch

Robyn Bergeron reminded [2] the decision around NA FUDCon to be taken at the Ambassadors meeting. Jared Smith followed up [3] by posting the Meeting Minutes [4] and informing that Blacksburg was preferred over Olin. In the same thread [5] John Rose pointed out the difficulties of selecting a FUDCon location when a lot of high quality and intensive effort goes on towards creating a good bid for a FUDCon, often leading to disappointment.

David Ramsey announced [6] the Cloud SIG Test Day [7]

Igor Pires Soares reminded [8] about the LATAM Ambassadors meeting on 2011-04-28 [9]

David Ramsey informed [10] that till date there are 14 Fedora Release Events around Fedora 15 planned at APAC [11]. The Meeting Minutes from the APAC Ambassadors meeting on 2011-04-30 [12] were also posted [13]

Buddhika Kurera informed [14] about the Fedora APAC Magazine [15] discussed during the APAC Ambassadors meeting.

Pierros Papadeas posted [16] Meeting Minutes of FAmSCo meeting [17] of 2011-04-30 [18]

David Ramsey informed [19] about the set of special APAC weekly meetings that have been requested and asked participants to use a survey [20] to decide on a reasonable time. Further along the thread [21] it appeared that 1000 and 1100 UTC are the preferred times for the participants.


Summary of events reported on Ambassadors mailing list

No events were reported on the Ambassadors mailing list

Summary of traffic on FAmSCo mailing list

Neville A. Cross informed [1] about being unable due to working on the arrangements for the LibreBus event.

Igor Pires Soares called for discussion [2] around the proposal for a FAD at the 12th Free Software International Forum for which there already exists a plan and budget estimate [3] Neville A. Cross wondered [4] if the Budget discussion was a FAmSCo or, a Community Architecture team issue. Igor Pires Soares mentioned [5] a prior mail to Max Spevack which was awaiting a response and updated that the tasks with the local team are now completed. Pierros Papadeas indicated [6] that it was justifiable to allocate a budget of ~1000 USD for a FAD and suggested the creation of a wiki page. Igor Pires Soares followed up [7] with details about the tickets on the trac [8] [9] And, further that the FAmSCo meeting [10] approved to fund lodging for those paying airfare and, lodging+airfare for those requests who live near the city of the event hosting.

Igor Pires Soares informed [11] about the draft of the FAmSCo April report was available on the wiki [12] for editing.

Gerard Braad notified [13] about the discussion around resignation [14] of Larry Cafiero from The Fedora Project and indicated that roles and responsibilities within the FAmSCo needed to be re-assigned. Neville A. Cross indicated [15] about a possible set of steps including moving a proposal to remove Rahul Sundaram and vote on that.

Neville A. Cross informed [16] about the state of readiness of the FAmSCo survey built using the Lime Survey service [17] which now needs to be activated and sent to participants. Gerard Braad corrected [18] a few typographical errors in the document and signed it off. Neville A. Cross also provided information [19] [20] around the charges/expenses involved for running the survey.

Gerard Braad responded [21] to Buddhika Kurera's comments on the FAmSCo meeting minutes of 2011-05-14

Summary of traffic on Campus Ambassadors mailing list

The mailing list did not have any traffic this week.