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Re: [Lubuntu Community] Cleaning up Routine & Activities
2013/11/6 Phill Whiteside <PhillW@xxxxxxxxxx>
> On 6 November 2013 14:55, Ali Linx (amjjawad) <amjjawad@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Kindly have a read at:
>> I have updated this Wiki Page with some new information which a bit more
>> in details than here:
>> 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 :)
>> 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 :)
>> Thank you!
>> Remember: "All of us are smarter than any one of us."
>> Best Regards,
>> amjjawad <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/amjjawad>
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