[Zug-sig] Goals for the SIG
mkashkin at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 10:55:52 EST 2007
On Nov 13, 2007, at 5:00 PM, Tres Seaver wrote:
> First, thanks to all who have signed up over the past day or so. I'm
> excited to see the interest level.
> I would like to propose the following goals for this group (the ZUG-
> - Increase visibility of Zope-related user groups (including Plone
> groups, Python groups willing to hear talks on Zopish topics, etc.)
Hope, soon you add here Hivurt groups
> on the zope.org web presence, and on the web as a whole (ZUG
> web ring, maybe?)
I don't think web ring is good idea. IMHO, it is old school mistakes
of pre web1.0.
Please check this page http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/UserGroups/ ,
also add "official" zope/plone groups inside online communities like
Facebook, Orkut, other. With language code.
May we can add something like that on Zope.org site and make small
buttons to put on a sites.
> - Share ideas, materials, etc. for user group meetings, local
> conferences, etc.
+100, it is good idea.
> - Coordinate events among groups related by geography or interest.
Can we setup additional site for that?
> - Provide a sort of "speakers bureau" catalog, listing folks who are
> willing and able to speak before user groups. I know from running
> UGs myself that the chair or program person is perpetually short
> of speakers, and that managing somehow to have an interesting
> speaker, month in and month out, is key to growing the group.
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