On Thursday 06 December 2007 13:32, Jono Bacon wrote:
> Hi all,
> One thing we are looking to encourage are Packaging Jams - events that
> LoCo teams run that teach a group of people how to get started with MOTU
> and Ubuntu Packaging.
> I have written up a short guide of how to do this (based on some
> guidance from the Michigan LoCo who ran an event) - you can read about
> how to organise an event at
> If you do organise one, be sure to add the date of your event on
> I would love to see a bunch of LoCo teams volunteer to run events to get
> the concept of Packaging Jams off the ground. If you are planning on
> running an event, get in touch with me.
Personally, I think that focusing events like this on bug squashing and
packaging fixing would be more useful for this distribution and easier for
new contributors to get traction on. I think it's more needed to make our
existing packages better than to get more packages into Ubuntu.
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