[Members] [SCAM] Supporting sprints
vanitasvitae at fsfe.org
Thu Feb 20 21:40:35 UTC 2020
I like the proposal.
It does a good step at encouraging and supporting sprints.
20.02.2020 22:14:39 Maxime Buquet <pep at bouah.net>:
> I am CC-ing members in hope that more people will join the discussion.
> On 2019/11/20, Maxime Buquet wrote:
> > Hi SCAM,
> > I have added an item I would like to be discussed during our next
> > meeting alongside others (2019-12-03): https://trello.com/c/2Q3RKyIT
> > It is not a small item and so I would like to invite you to take some
> > time to read it first and think about it so you don't discover it during
> > the meeting.
> > Comments on list would of course be welcome!
> Things have been discussed within SCAM some time ago and we agreed
> that sponsoring sprints is something we want to see happen.
> After discussing this a bit more with daniel, I propose following
> concrete actions. I wasn't exactly sure under what format to propose
> things, that can be reworked.
> 1. Money given by the XSF as sponsorship for a sprint shall be used for
> food and(/or) beverages.
> The amount is still TBD but I would suggest something around ~15EUR per
> person for the whole event for a maximum of ~100-150EUR (or equivalent
> depending on the country / currency).
> This doesn't seem much, but my personal goal is to encourage
> decentralization. Small (3-6) events everywhere. I understand though
> that it might be easier for new people to take part with a slightly
> larger number of people (6-10).
> In the longer term, I'd like us to think about sponsoring travel and
> accomodation, but that requires a lot more thoughts to be put into this.
> Food and drinks is an easy first step.
> 2. Your event meets the requirements to be sponsored if:
> - The topic(s) is XMPP-related.
> - It is public. Limited seats / RSVP are fine.
> - It is an event aimed at “contributors” of the protocol or XMPP
> implementations (e.g., developers, translators, documentarians,
> protocol designers).
> 3. To get your event sponsored once you meet the above requirements, you
> should contact SCAM and make sure your request gets on the agenda.
> You do not need to be an XSF member.
> Because you fill the requirements doesn't always mean we will be able to
> support you.
> SCAM will deliberate on a regular basis (TBD), and depending on the
> number of requests, budget, etc., we might grant to one and not the
> other (or none at all). In any case, do not hesitate to ask again for a
> later event!
> 4. Communicate about it!
> This means two things:
> - Ensure the community knows about your work. Make sure people can build
> upon what you have done.
> - Show people outside of our sphere that things are happening.
> This is usually done by publishing what you have done (possibly
> work-in-progress), sending your questions and/or summary of what has
> been discussed to the list, writing an article about it, etc.
> We are happy to help at any point if necessary. Please do not hesitate
> to get in touch.
> That's it. Please comment!
> Happy Hacking!
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> Maxime “pep” Buquet
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