I’ll join I don’t use Ubuntu studio at the moment but I remember when it was first created.
I am in the process of changing jobs and hope to have more time to help and experiment on personal projects. Sent from my iPhone > On 23 Feb 2018, at 14:16, Ross Gammon <ro...@ubuntustudio.org> wrote: > > Introducing the potential new Ubuntu Studio Council > =================================================== > > Back in 2016, Set Hallström was elected as the new Team Lead for > Ubuntu Studio, just in time for the 16.04 Xenial Long Term Support > (LTS) release. It was intended that Ubuntu Studio would be able to > utilise Set's leadership skills at least up until the next LTS > release in April 2018. Unfortunately, as happens occasionally in the > world of volunteer work, Set's personal circumstances changed and he is > no longer able to devote as much time to Ubuntu Studio as he would like. > > Therefore, an IRC meeting was held between interested Ubuntu Studio > contributors on 21st May 2017 to agree on how to fill the void. We > decided to follow the lead of Xubuntu and create a Council to take care > of Ubuntu Studio, rather than continuing to place the burden of > leadership on the shoulder of one particular person. > > Unfortunately, although the result was an agreement to form the first > Ubuntu Studio Council from the meeting participants, we all got busy and > the council was never set up. > > Who was willing to be in the Ubuntu Studio Council? > --------------------------------------------------- > > The attendees of the IRC Meeting that were to form the Ubuntu Studio > Council are: - **Set Hallström** (sakrecoer) - **Eylul** (eylul) - > **Len Ovens** (len-ovenwerks) - **Ross Gammon** (rosco2) > > Now times have changed, and Eylul and Ross have also become very busy. > We are also aware that some regular contributors to Ubuntu Studio (I can > think of Krytarik for example) were not present for the IRC meeting. > > So, now we are considering expanding the size of that original proposed > Council to try and bring in some new blood to Ubuntu Studio, and keep > the project going. In particular, we really need someone to step up help > with some leadership and direction, and build up the Ubuntu Studio teams. > > How would the Ubuntu Studio Council Work? > ---------------------------------------- > > The Ubuntu Studio Council would exist to provide security and stability > for the Ubuntu Studio project, and to spread the workload of > administering the project. However, the actual work of producing > and maintaining each release of Ubuntu Studio would not done by the > Council. The actual work and decision making would be carried out, > through the various existing teams (e.g. Artwork, Development, > Testing, Website etc.). The council will of course help with > agreeing the long term direction of Ubuntu Studio and resolving > disputes as required. > > The exact details of the working of the Ubuntu Studio Council need to be > documented on our wiki, but the following points were discussed and are > the likely way of working: > > - A Council Chair > will be elected from within the Council with a minimum term of one > release of Ubuntu Studio. > - Elections to the Council will be carried out yearly to encourage > participation, and generate fresh ideas. Council membership terms will > be set to expire at overlapping intervals for stability, and re-election > is allowed. > - The size of the council is preferably between 3 and 5 members. > > What do you think? Want to help out and keep Ubuntu Studio going? > ----------------------------------------------------------------- > > If you have any questions about this, please make contact on the > #ubuntustudio-devel IRC channel on irc.freenode.net, or the > developer mailing list > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-studio-devel. > > If this has inspired you to help out, we are always after more > help. Help to write and improve documentation, add new features, > test and fix Ubuntu Studio applications, help users solve problems, > is always welcome. Get in touch! > > Please state whether you would like to join one of the teams and help out. > > Please state whether you would be willing to join the council and be the > chair/leader for a release cycle (or more). > > Regards, > > Ross Gammon > Test Team Lead > > -- > ubuntu-studio-devel mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > Modify settings or unsubscribe at: > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-studio-devel -- ubuntu-studio-devel mailing list email@example.com Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-studio-devel