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DATE 2006-02-21
FROM Ruben Safir
SUBJECT Subject: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] [Fwd: From Red Hat to LUGs: greetings, updates, requests]
-----Forwarded Message-----
> From: Greg DeKoenigsberg
> To: Greg Dekoenigsberg
> Subject: From Red Hat to LUGs: greetings, updates, requests
> Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 14:43:22 -0500
>
>
> Hi. My name is Greg DeKoenigsberg. I work for Red Hat. I've got some
> news for you, and I've also got a favor to ask.
>
> Right up front, let me apologize for the spammy nature of this note. If
> you're getting this email, it's because you're listed as a contact person
> for a North American LUG at www.linux.org, so one might presume that you'd
> be interested in this sort of stuff -- but I understand that it ain't
> necessarily so. Therefore, if you object to receiving this note on
> general principle, please let me know and I'll make sure you never get
> another note like it. (From us, anyway.)
>
> If you are affiliated with the LUG in question, please do me the favor of
> forwarding this to your membership. If you're no longer affiliated with
> the LUG in question, that's okay too -- I'd appreciate it if you could
> forward this message to someone who is, if it isn't too much trouble.
>
> On to the purpose of my note. It's threefold:
>
> 1. I'd like to let you know about current goings-on in Fedora.
> 2. I'd like to let you know about the Red Hat Summit.
> 3. I'd like to ask for your input about a possible Fedora roadshow.
>
> ===
>
> First, Fedora. There's been a lot of work going on in the Fedora
> community; some of it you might know about, and some of it you might not
> know about.
>
> We're getting ready to release Fedora Core 5 in the next couple of months.
> It's been the culmination of a particularly long release cycle, as we
> change the way that we do some things at a deep level. Some of the more
> visible features:
>
> * Modular X, anaconda changes, more Xen code and some XGL-ish stuff;
>
> * New GNOME, new OpenOffice, new Firefox and more, pulling all the latest
> from upstream projects;
>
> * New Mono-based applications, including Beagle, Tomboy and F-Spot.
>
> We've also got a bunch of community initiatives going, and we're ramping
> up even more:
>
> * Fedora Extras. The community-led Extras project, which launched
> officially last February, is now maintaining over 3000 software packages
> in yum repositories mirrored worldwide. The number of available packages
> continues to grow -- as does the number of contributors. Learn more at
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Extras.
>
> * Fedora Documentation. The Docs project is producing release notes,
> HOWTOs and other crucial documentation to help Fedora users make the most
> out of Fedora. All of the documentation is available under the OPL with no
> restrictions. Learn more at http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DocsProject.
>
> * Fedora Ambassadors. As the open source story continues to grow
> stronger, we're looking for more and more people to tell that story. The
> Ambassadors project provides people with the information and tools to
> spread the story far and wide, from presentation decks to T-shirts to
> Fedora DVDs. Learn more at http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors.
>
> * Fedora Mentors. It can be difficult to "get started" in the world of
> open source development, and sometimes the most important thing is just to
> know that someone will answer your stupid questions without giving you a
> lot of heat. The Mentors project seeks knowledgeable developers who can
> give a couple of hours a week on IRC to help the newbies along. Learn
> more at http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Mentors.
>
> With more projects coming online all the time, there's never been a better
> chance to be involved in the future of Fedora. For general information
> about how to get involved, spend some time at http://fedoraproject.org.
>
> ===
>
> Second, the Red Hat Summit. This is basically a straight-up sales pitch:
> come join us in Nashville from May 30 - June 2, 2006. Specifically for
> LUG members, the cost of attendance is $699, which includes a hotel room
> for four nights, meals, and attendance at the Red Hat sessions and evening
> entertainment events. It's a unique opportunity to meet some of the real
> luminaries of the open source world firsthand, and to talk with them about
> their areas of deep knowledge. For those of you who are accustomed to
> attending these sorts of events, you will realize that this price is a
> *very* good deal. Lots of technical sessions, lots of fun. You can find
> the full track list at http://www.redhat.com/promo/summit/tracks.
>
> So why is the LUG deal so good? The deal for regular business types is
> basically $500 more. The deep price break is because we want to see
> community people there. Despite the fact that we're making a little money
> now, we can't afford to bring people to Nashville and put them up for
> nothing -- but we can at least give some deep discounts to our friends.
> That's you.
>
> You are important, and if you can figure out how to make it there, we
> definitely want you there. Feel free to contact me for more information,
> or go to the Summit site at http://www.redhat.com/promo/summit.
>
> ===
>
> Third, I'd like to gauge your interest in a Fedora roadshow.
>
> As I mentioned before, Fedora Core 5 is scheduled for release in late
> March. (Or maybe later -- you know how these things go.) We're looking
> to put together a tour sometime between FUDCon Boston 2006 (April 7th) and
> the Red Hat Summit, and I'd like to hear if you'd be interested in having
> a Fedora presentation at your LUG.
>
> There's obviously a huge number of LUGs and a fairly limited number of
> dates, and we'd have to figure out how to make such a tour work.
> Therefore, if you are interested in a Fedora visit, here's what I'll need
> to know:
>
> * How many people do you generally get at your LUG?
>
> * What meeting times/dates are available for you in April or May? Are you
> limited to the LUG meeting days, or would you be willing to call a special
> session?
>
> * What general Fedora-related topics might you want to hear about more
> in-depth?
>
> I'll be happy to field responses, and if we get enough interest, we'll
> start planning a tour in earnest in the next couple of weeks.
>
> ===
>
> So, that's it. Thanks for reading through this whole long letter. Feel
> free to drop me a line at gdk-at-redhat.com if you have any questions.
> Looking forward to hearing from you.
>
> --g
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------
> Greg DeKoenigsberg || Fedora Foundation || fedoraproject.org
> Be an Ambassador || http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors
> ---------------------------------------------------------------

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