The creation of the Community working group was approved by the Technical Steering Group on March 24, 2010. See the meeting minutes for more details.
The role of working groups in the MeeGo project are explained at http://meego.com/about/governance.
The Community working group defines the strategy for collaboration tools and processes within the MeeGo project, and observes its implementation.
List of prioritized tasks this team is handling at the moment. In order to keep the list of committed tasks realistic, every person can have just one MUST task, one SHOULD and one COULD. All the rest goes to Not commited yet .
- Complete the Community WG structure, with people in charge for each area - Quim / MUST
- Decision on MeeGo marketing budget 2010 - Quim / SHOULD
- MeeGo presentations, processes and other internal materials published - Quim / COULD
Not committed yet
- Defining the basics of the Maemo Conference: core organizers, date, location, audience.
- Clear landing page for developers visible at meego.com.
- forum.meego.com released.
- MeeGo brand guidelines.
- Community WG way of working.
- Plan for Extras repository.
- Web Content team with identified owners.
- May release marketing campaign.
- News and Planet. See the proof-of-concept
- Karma decision?
- SSO decision - needs clarification.
- Mail/Forum integration. See maemo.org test.
The goals of the Community working group coordination are: (PROPOSAL)
- Overall guidance on tasks and priorities.
- Decision-making, when needed.
- Appointments within the working group.
- Connection with the MeeGo Technical Steering Group.
The coordinators are appointed by the TSG:
- Dawn Foster, since March 24, 2010. Intel's MeeGo community manager. I'm interested in helping out on a variety of community activities. I have past experience managing open source, developer and other types of online communities.
- Quim Gil, since March 24, 2010. Regular Nokia contact with the Maemo community and other free software projects. Nokia pays me to take care of open source / community matters in meego.com.
Responsible of the maintenance of meego.com services and other MeeGo web services hosted elsewhere.
The overall facilitation is done by the Web infrastructure coordinators: (who?). See Single_sign-on.
Internal and external communication, MeeGo identity, merchandising...ç
The coordinators of the Community WG to be the owners of the MeeGo marketing budget (if approved).
Events team: User:Dneary, Randall Arnold/Texrat
See MeeGo Summit 2010 - MeeGo Workgroup @ Linux Collaboration Summit and other events
The main channel of collaboration of this working group is the [MeeGo Community mailing list http://lists.meego.com/listinfo/meego-community]. You can also subscribe from your account page on meego.com.
The plan is to have regular IRC meetings. There was a first Community website meeting on February 24, 2010.
How to contribute
The immediate way of contributing is... contributing directly. Just go to your preferred corner of meego.com and help improving it!
If you want to formalize your contributions with an assigned role then look to the structure above. We need contributors in charge of core roles and tasks. Get involved in the team fitting best your interests and skills. If the team doesn't exist go to the meego-community mailing list and ask.
Contributors looking for a team
MeeGo members interested in taking an active role in this working group. Please move your names to the team(s) where you want to contribute regularly. Better to choose one than many.
- Jeremiah C. Foster - maemo.org's current debmaster. Recently I've taken on a role in the GENIVI Alliance as Core Integration team lead. I would like to participate actively in helping develop MeeGO, keeping it open with a thriving community.
- Niels Breet - maemo.org webmaster and long time maemo.org community member. Liberated by Nokia to work on community infra and community repository infrastructure for maemo.org. Interested in doing the same for meego.com.
- David Greaves/lbt - Mer build guy and maemo.org member. Introduced OBS to Maemo and working on Nokia build infrastructure.
- Andrew Flegg/Jaffa - Long term Maemo community member and developer and twice Maemo Community Council member. Interested in bringing the best of the Maemo and Moblin communities together in the nascent MeeGo community and ensuring that cross-community facilitation happens.
- Elliot Smith/townxelliot - meego.com websites techie, worked on moblin.org Moblin SDK materials, contributor to Moblin SDK tools. Intel pays me. Can get time to rework content from moblin.org for this site.
- Gabor Ambrozy/amby - recently joined maemo.org community member; would like to contribute to transition, community infrastructure and community marketing. Can bring virtual project mgmt and organization transition experience; IT system integration, sw development and learning projects practices. And a lot of end-user enthusiasm ;)
- Lucas Maneos/lm - member of the maemo.org bugsquad, happy to contribute in any way to the bugzilla transition.
- Tero Kojo - One of the Nokia people involved in the Maemo community and maemo.org. My area has been working with the liberated community members and the infrastructure for maemo.org. Interested in making sure that MeeGo.com provides the necessary tools and services to both developers and active users. I work in Nokia Maemo developer platform team as project manager responsible for communities.
- Margie Foster - I am the localization project manager for Moblin and also work on the MeeGo website. I am an Intel employee. I am really looking forward to helping create and maintain a vibrant MeeGo localization community using Transifex.
- Kathy Smith - maemo.org community member, non-technical end user. Special interest in community building, project management and channeling the input of end users.
- Robin Burchell - maemo fan as of n900, wide variety of technical skills from C++ (yes, including Qt)/PHP to server administration. happy to help the community, however I can.
- Qole - Two-term Maemo Community Council member, enthusiastic hacker and Linux user, primary maintainer of the Easy Debian project, and very active in the Maemo forums. Interested in helping out where I can to make MeeGo have the kind of powerhouse community that has made Maemo so special.
- VDVsx - Maemo Community member and developer, willing to keep helping everybody inside this new community from developers to end users.
- Randall Arnold/Texrat - Maemo Community Council member, former Nokia QA engineer for Maemo devices, originator of maemo.org community outreach efforts, maemo.org forum moderator and best practices blogger. Ready to translate lessons learned from maemo.org to whatever develops here!
- Ryan Abel - Long-term Maemo Community member and former two-term Maemo Community Council member. Interested in leveraging the strengths of the large maemo.org community into the growing MeeGo community. Also interested in helping to develop strong web infrastructure and tooling.
- Mike Shaver/mshaver - Moblin.org webmaster and developer behind the current meego.com site. I am an Intel employee. Would love to see this list of people contributing and directing what we build and support for the meego.com community.
- Sulamita Garcia - MeeGo Technical Marketing Engineer. I work at Open Source Technology Center at Intel and I've involved with Moblin from the beginning. I produce documentation, training and support for costumers and developers.
- Stephen Gadsby/sjgadsby - Maemo community member, poster of weekly Bugzilla activity reports, and forum moderator. Interest in community building and communication channels between users and developers.
- timeless - regular Nokia Browser contact with the Maemo community, contributor to Maemo, Mer, Mozilla.
- danielwilms - working in Nokia on the maemo.org community developer support. Taking over community tasks, working on documentation and support. Interested in helping out, by working on MeeGo.com services, support developers and users, and documentation.
- Andreas Osowski/th0br0 - Interested in helping with infrastructure and community marketing. Currently working in Fedora as Ambassador and packager. ~4 years of C++ experience (with some Qt), RoR and Java experience
- Tim Samoff / timsamoff - Designer (graphic, UI, interaction, web), long-time Maemo Community member (two-term Maemo Community Council Member), and forever open source advocate
- Gadgety - maemo.org community member, business end user; I'd like to contribute to making the MeeGo community an easy place to join for newbies, fans, enthusiasts and creating a community where everyone feels welcome to contribute regardless of technical skill level
- Dave Neary/dneary - maemo.org community developer support with a specific documentation slant. Experienced community development consultant, event organiser & general busybody. I want to make sure that MeeGo makes the right strategic decisions related to transparency and participation guidelines at the project inception to avoid major issues later.
- Marcin Sołtysiak/solt - Open to help with community. Aligned with l10n efforts I would see a place for language/country sub sections. Also, have experience with Midgard. I could help with geek-to-human relations :)
- Ville Ilvonen/vilvo - Nokia's Maemo Test Tools - responsible for advocating and coordinating development of test tools and test automation inside Maemo. Looking forward to continue with MeeGo. I can help with tools contribution and evangelism within this working group. Nokia pays me to spend time with this.
- Danny Bennett - maemo.org community member, Nokia application architect for maemo sw. I'm interested in architecture and the technology components that make up the MeeGo distro. This is where and how I can contribute.
- Auke Kok - Intel MeeGo developer, working on releases, fastboot, l10n project.
- Fredrik Öqvist - Swedish/Finnish tech-loving marketing guy currently studying some MBA classes in China. Hoping to add a lot to the marketing and marketing strategy for Meego.
- Mitsutaka Amano - Moblin community member from Moblin 1.x, Moblin Image Creator maintainer, MeeGo/Moblin contributor, l10n(Japanese), Japanese evangelist, MIRACLE LINUX CORPORATION.