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Re: New Ubuntu Manual Team members
Welcome, new members! I'm excited to see the project gaining momentum
once again. The future looks bright indeed.
On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 8:02 PM, Kevin Godby <godbyk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello, everyone.
> In late 2009, Benjamin Humphrey founded the Ubuntu Manual Project and
> served as its leader until late 2010. As project leader, Ben handled
> much of the marketing and recruiting efforts for the project. In
> addition, he served as the de factor editor in chief for the first two
> editions of the manual.
> While searching for a suitable replacement, we decided to split Ben's
> responsibilities into two roles: a marketing/recruiting leader and an
> editor in chief.
> Since we only had two applicants for the 'project leader' role, we
> discussed and decided to abandon the project leader role and instead
> create a marketing and recruiting team that both applicants would
> join. The two applicants, Jason Odoom (jasono) and Micheal Harker
> (MichaelH), agreed.
> The marketing/recruitment team's primary goals are to promote and
> publicize the project and to attract and recruit new team members.
> We also received four applicantions for the editor in chief role.
> After reviewing the applications and chatting with the two applicants
> in attendance, we took a vote. Rick Fosburgh (rickfosb) won the
> majority of votes and will be the editor in chief for Getting Started
> with Ubuntu 11.04.
> In addition to all of the duties you'd expect of an editor (checking
> spelling, grammar, style, etc.), Rick will be working with the rest of
> the team to ensure that the manual is released in a timely fashion.
> Please help us welcome our Jason, Michael, and Rick to our team.
> —Kevin (godbyk) and John (c7p)
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