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Re: Conf Call Agenda Feb 5th

From: Rob <rob@latenightpc.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Feb 2009 16:02:26 -0500
Message-ID: <4988B0E2.2020603@latenightpc.com>
To: SVG IG List <public-svg-ig@w3.org>

I'd like to discuss some ideas about SVG advocacy on existing projects. 
I know building new things is a lot of fun but I remember last year Jeff 
brought up some ideas about contributing to existing SVG projects. Maybe 
we could extend that idea a little.

People work better in groups so I'm thinking about something not too 
formalized, barcamp-style. If we work with existing user groups for 
software projects like Wordpress, Drupal, Wikimedia, Joomla, etc, maybe 
we could get a few attendees in a large metro area (Chicago comes to 
mind) to spend a day hacking on improving support for svg in an 
application people are already working on. It doesn't have to be code, 
it could be documentation, artwork or bug triaging.

I have a couple ideas on this so if we can talk about it on the call 
maybe together we can come up with a plan.

Regards,
Rob Russell
rob@latenightpc.com
http://www.latenightpc.com/blog

Jeff Schiller wrote:
> Details:
> - every other Thursday (this week, Feb 5th)
> - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST (check the wiki for your local time)
> - phone bridge number is +1.617.761.6200,  conference 78444 ("SVGIG")
> - as usual, we will be meeting concurrently in a chat room, on channel
> #svgig (irc://irc.w3.org, port 6665)
> - for those of you without the Chatzilla Firefox extension or access
> to a standalone IRC client, W3C provides an IRC gateway accessible via
> the browser at http://cgi.w3.org/member-bin/irc/irc.cgi
>
> Since it has been quite awhile since our last meeting, let's use this
> call to touch base and discuss ongoing activities.  If anyone has a
> topic they would like to add, please feel free to send to the mailing
> list.
>
> Topics:
>
> 1) SVG Community Website
> - progress of Drupal theme, when can we enable
> - outgoing feeds
> - plans for content
>
> 2) SVG Spec News
> - SVG-in-HTML?
>
> 3) Support in IE
> - Plugins: Renesis? MozIE? Corel SVG Viewer? Flash (using Flex SVG
> Viewer)? Something else (perhaps WebKit-based?).
> - Should we officially endorse or host any of these projects on
> planetsvg?  We should least provide an article that describes
> strengths/weaknesses/locations?
>
> 4) SVG Open 2009 Plans
> - destination and sponsors locked in yet?
>
> Thanks,
> Jeff Schiller
>
>   
Received on Tuesday, 3 February 2009 21:03:05 GMT

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