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Re: Beyond the wiki page: planning an International Community Portal


On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 2:00 PM, Stefano Maffulli <stefano@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> On 05/11/2012 10:02 PM, Tristan Goode wrote:
> > I think you've nailed the requirements Stef.
> thanks. It's still not clear to me how to manage the identities of the
> members though... Maybe the best thing is to start small, use an
> external identity provider like Launchpad for OpenID or anything else,
> really, and postpone the decision about having a directory of People of
> OpenStack to a later time.
> > This could not be done
> > with MeetUp because it has no hierarchical organisational facility.
> This leads to a question: how do we want to organize local user groups?
> Looking at the Ubuntu model, they seem to have a focus on states in the
> US, federal subject in Russia and countries worldwide. They provide also
> a standard for naming the local groups
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoTeamRegions.
> Do you think we should set rules for naming the group and for geographic
> coverage? I'm not convinced we need rules, not now at least. We may get
> to that point later but at the moment I'd leave freedom to start things
> and keep the process as hurdle-free as possible. We can always add rules
> later.

+1 on delaying rules until we're sure they are needed.

> I've started a blueprint to track this work item: I'd like to treat this
> like a project where all of you are involved.
> https://blueprints.launchpad.net/openstack-community/+spec/community-portal
> Do you know of a python/django developer that wants to help hacking on
> ubuntu loco portal code?
> Cheers,
> stef
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