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Re: [Lubuntu Community] Cleaning up Routine & Activities



On 6 November 2013 14:55, Ali Linx (amjjawad) <amjjawad@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> Kindly have a read at:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Get%20Involved/WhoWeAre
> I have updated this Wiki Page with some new information which a bit more
> in details than here:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/GettingInvolved#Lubuntu_Community
> Myself and some 'active' members of Lubuntu have discussed lately about
> the activities of the team in general. We have noticed there are some
> people who remain silent for months without any notice and then show up
> suddenly then disappear again. We noticed that the list of members need to
> be cleaned up so the Team Leaders of Lubuntu know at least who is
> contributing and ask them for help and who is not. We have noticed that the
> overall activities have been much less and while this could be normal in
> regular releases at this stage, it is NOT for this cycle - why? simply
> because Lubuntu 14.04 is going to be an LTS Release and that requires lots
> of 'TEAM' work and I insist, TEAM WORK.
> Also, we *(active members of the team) *came to understand that
> previously, some tasks/roles were being handled by only 1-2 people if not
> only one. This has proved to add unbelievable stress and huge burden over
> the shoulder of those people. And, in most times, when they were in need to
> help and support, they got very little bit of it. THIS must NOT be the case
> in this cycle. And, I am sorry to be extra honest here but I will simply
> leave Lubuntu once and for all if I will continue to feel that this is a
> few people job rather than a Community and Team work.
> Team work = "We must all have a great sense of responsibility and not let
> things happen because everyone takes the comfortable view that someone else
> is looking after it. Someone else isn't looking after it."
> Lubuntu needs you for the coming 6 months and even after releasing Lubuntu
> 14.04 LTS, whether it will be supported for 2 years or more Lubuntu will
> still need you. Please, don't let Lubuntu down!
> You may wonder what is the big deal behind all that but for myself and
> some other members, this is called Loyalty and being in love with Lubuntu
> which will make you dedicate some of your own time to do things and most of
> the time, do more than what you are supposed to do. Lubuntu has a special
> magic that not only can breathe new life into an old semi-dead machine but
> can take you far away and open your mind and change your life.
> Before the Real Hard and Tough Work starts for 14.04, it is a very good
> time to discuss such issues before 'active' people get busy with testing,
> bugs, etc and won't have time to stuff like that :)
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Lubuntu/Get%20Involved/WhoWeAre
> Hopefully, we can get this list updated soon!
> Because, we do need to know who is contributing and participating and who
> is not. At least, for our information and I see nothing wrong with that :)
> https://blueprints.launchpad.net/lubuntu-brainstorming/+spec/team-activity
> Thank you!
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