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Meetings, Minutes, and Mootbot

Jan 28, 2010, 00:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Amber Graner)

"Back in March 2009, I started hanging out in the #ubuntu-meeting channel on Freenode to see first hand how IRC meetings in the Ubuntu Community are conducted. I noticed there were specific actions/commands that were being used in the meetings; I wanted why and what they were, so I asked :-).

"I found out the #ubuntu-meeting Channel on Freenode uses mootbot. This great little bot that makes keeping track of action items and gathering meeting minutes/notes really easy. The Scribes Team which was founded by Jeremy Austin-Bardo (ausimage) in February 2007, has a great HowTo on the wiki that let's the user know just how easy it it to use this bot. This tool makes chairing an IRC meeting in the Ubuntu Community such a breeze I wanted to track, the Mootbot developer, Chris Oattes (Seeker'), down, tell him thanks, and find out a little more about how Mootbot came into being.

"Here's what he had to say:"

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