Drew: trainings tomorrow 12-6 with Devin
Using NYCGA and group blogs
Newswire, wiki, etc.
Drew and Devin: following Food WG around this Thursday and filming
David: Permabank progressing, met potential dev partners at May 1st meetup
David: Newletter meeting on Thursday with infohub, outreach, tech, volunteer works
Talked about regular e-mail communication and publicity, using CiviCRM
General update emails
One-off emails for specific events
Follow-up meetings next week
Discussed different newsletter sections: events, volunteers, news, updates
Devin: CiviCRM reportback
Tom: nycga analytics usage, 650 active users, 1% of users generate 75% of content.
Going to make numbers public
Going to make activity log public, already wrote queries
Tom: Settings up PHP templates for static content
Tom: BloombergBucks project page created, looking for launch date
Tom: Server naming project underway
Matt: 855 isn’t actually toll-free from nyc payphones. Probably Verizon’s fault.
Thiago: made comps for OWS.net, dev team working on it.
Thiago: FGA sounding board meeting:
Thursday, February 9 from 6-8 or 9PM
79 Leonard Street, New York, NY 10013 (in the basement)
Ted: Eco summit met yesterday with many groups.
Earth summit site launching soon
Devin: Brooklyn commons space [address redacted], space for 10 ppl.
Getting hardware there soon
nycga.net analytics – raw numbers availble for user stats
release csv, sql dump weekly of audit tables – username + all public or moderation actions
server security audit and naming convention enforcement underway
flickr, youtube, livestream put together on one public-facing site.
media.nycga.net – will be used for now
occupytvny.org is available – point @ media.nycga.net
discussed options to plug into nycga and occupywallstreet.net planning
media server 10tb
work out process to deliver content to the server
public or private option for storage
media logging + tagging
workflow for uploading and downloading raw footage.
office hardware – laptops reportback wedneday
non-portables have a storage space
newsletter points to interchange.occupy.net
theming on that
newsletter content – http://notes.occupy.net/p/techopsnewletter
civi may or not be at occupy.org
civi newsletter template
occupy.org owner not 100% reliable trying to buy domain outright
tabled – come back and discuss terms of “website help in exchange for office space”
just add “free / libre” to existing “open source” language?
final wording tonight, get it on the GA agenda for Tuesday
first time amending a GA approved statement
write a blog post explaing
we agreed on specific wording from the nycga.net thread – “Making technologies, knowledge, and culture open to everyone to freely access, create, modify, and distribute” – http://www.nycga.net/groups/tech/forum/topic/open-source-flo-and-the-principals-of-solidarity/
bringing more equality in Tech Ops
follow up discussion
co-meet with ARA / POCC
do teach-ins at 388 Atlantic
reach out to justine and contact her about occupywallstreet.net
infohub is going thru their 7,000 backlogged emails
11,000 went to firstname.lastname@example.org and were never answered
new hampshire passed a bill
requiring the state government to use open source software
give a shout out to NH State Senate from the GA
congratulate the bill, not the politicians
people need to write more blog posts
write some blog posts
admin on the tech group = posting access on the blog
figure out worflow for contributors
analytics working session
google analytics – email drew for access
set up a time to work out analytics
standardized documentation proposal
benefits of being sponsored by tech ops
right to use names
right ot contact ppl – access to mailing lists
rights to funraise, go to GA
access to equipment + workspaces
access to promotional materials
required public info
goals, plans, description of project
contact / point poeople
working groups involved
status – in development, alpha, beta, release
wiki, blog updates, meetings
bug tracker, source code project managment sys
calendar, location of work
when people publish code, we assume they’re adhering to licenses of incorporated software in good faith.
checkbox that people contributing code have rights to redistribute
free software license is a requirement.
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