[nycbug-talk] 2nd Planning Meeting for NYCBUG 01/06/04 notes
Wed Jan 14 10:02:15 EST 2004
I'm playing catchup...
> NYCBUG Planning Meeting January 6, 2004
> notes by GEORGE
> present were:
> Announcement Spiel
> Much discussion about spiel that will go on lists and www
> sites. (note
> that there were no comments when posted to the list in mid-December).
> Main points were emphasis and structure. Meeting title for Feb 4
> determined to be "Secure by Default: Learning from OpenBSD." GEORGE
> will provide updated version shortly, and all can begin distributing.
> HANS will send him copy from today's meeting.
> !!!Everyone should have NYCBUG.org aliases to post announcement!!!
Pass me an address to forward to and I'll setup an alias.
> Distribution broken down as follows:
> * Deja/usenet, covering all BSD and Mac lists, MARC
> * Mailing lists, advocacy & chat:
> FreeBSD, GEORGE
> OpenBSD, WES
> NetBSD, ARON
> Darwin/Mac, MARC
> * Sites
> Daemon News, GEORGE
> Deadly.org, WES
> bsdforums.org, MICHAEL
> bsdvault.net, KLIMENT
> bsdhound.com, GEORGE
> kerneltrap.org, KLIMENT
> rootprompt.org, HANS
> bsdatwork.com, MICHAEL
> bsdnet.org, MARC
> freebsddiary.org, GEORGE
> bsdusergroup.org, GEORGE
> other BUGS, GEORGE
> * IRC, KLIMENT
> And of course, everyone is encouraged to go through bookmarks and add
> to the list. It's a good idea to tell others via list other
> locations announcement is posted.
> BOF Meeting
> ARON isn't present, he was responsible for fliers for BOF & Feb 4th
> meeting flier.
> Vistaprint.com doesn't do fliers, so GEORGE will talk with ARON about
> an alternative. We should need approximately 500. Could order
> business cards with NYCBUG and wwww site from Vistaprint.
> GEORGE will chair meeting, Don from BSDMall will speak for five
> minutes, followed by Wes and Michael on NYCBUG. WES will also do a
> book signing and provide "Network Security Illustrated" 50%
> off. MARC will deal with refreshments.
> Linux Expo
> KLIMENT will deal with large signs (3) with NYCBUG logo &
> logos of the projects, and will send markups to list for review.
Fliers & signs
> will be at NYPHP & BSDMall tables, at least. All should plan to
> volunteer a few hours over the duration of the show.
> GEORGE will talk to BSDMall about distributing WES' book, and having
> him at BSDMall table for book signing.
> SOMEONE (?) will take care of finding bar for informal get together
> after January 22nd BOF meeting.
> Vendor Relations
> We're getting a bunch of FBSD 4.8 cd's from BSDMall, Michael
> will speak to publishers about free books and discounts with lead
Good progress Michael - my work here is done :)
> GEORGE will follow up with ARON about Wasabi. WES will
> follow up with Dave Cook at TekServe, also he should mention meeting
> NYCBUG Logo
> GEORGE will email Marshall about logo for approval. Possibly
> redesign to integrate different BSD variants.
> WWW Site Revision
> GEORGE & HANS will discuss.
Couple minor revisions/fixes to the site... more to come.
> Mailing List
> Managed officially by MARC.
> Mail Accounts
> Going to stick to aliases, until we can get mail server.
> Regular Meeting Space
> Temporarily, we will use Sage, but should investigate larger space,
> such as TekServe. Free only, as in beer.
> Proposed Meetings
> Need to plan March 3rd meeting as soon as possible. ARON
> needs to talk to Wasabi about BSD & Embedded Systems talk, WES can
> talk to TekServe about BSD & OSX talk.
> Documentation Project
> Michael's laptop battle will be posted, possibly using CMS app from
> NYPHP. Will also consider a BSD "family watch" similar to Linux
The CMS is in the works. I'll keep everyone updated.
All from here,
> BSD CAN
> MARC is taking responsibility for organization.
> Intel Centrino Open Letter
> By Friday, WES will either provide info about this, or another topic.
> NYC Vendor BSD List
> All will provide ten vendors via TALK to Kliment who will accumulate.
> We also should divide up and hit the LinuxExpo vendors.
> WES will be upgrading the site, and we can then decide on role of
> talk mailing list
> talk at lists.nycbug.org
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