Minutes 2003 Aug 12
- From: Jody Goldberg <jody gnome org>
- To: foundation gnome org
- Cc: foundation-announce gnome org
- Subject: Minutes 2003 Aug 12
- Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 09:38:54 -0400
Minutes of the Board meeting Aug 12 2003
Nat Friedman (char)
Daniel Veillard (+45)
Miguel de Icaza
ACTION : Jeff to forward link on Madrid Protocol to Tim
ACTION : Tim to check with lawyers on applicability of Madrid Protocol
ACTION : Daniel and Nat to add trademark legal paper work to advisory
: Done. Nat added it to his list.
ACTION : Jeff send 2.4 release notes suggestions to marketing-private list
ACTION : Luis to generate a list of GNOME differentiating factors
ACTION: Thanks: Wilson-Sonsini for working pro-bono
Red Hat for bandwidth
in newsletter and on the foundation site
: Pending newletter
: Will go onto new website too
ACTION: Tim to look into merchandising options around our logo and
ACTION: Nat to get the charter amended to reflect the current consensus
: Nat sent something, but no formal adoption process has be done.
ACTION: Nat and Jody to draft a short list of projects to propose for
: Pending. Jody will send a start to list.
ACTION: Nat to collect advisory board slides and post them
ACTION: Put the confidentiality policy on website
: Sent and reviewed on list. We need to put it on the web
and add links to it from the .sig lines of all board and
advisory board emails.
: Pending Nat.
ACTION: Daniel to request and review by-laws of the proposed German GNOME
Association "GNOME Deutschland e.V."
ACTION : Daniel to check with Nat and schedule the advisory phone call,
ACTION : Luis poll the release team for roadmap.
: Ongoing. Being delayed until 2.4 is out.
ACTION : Jim, find status of GPE announment from Leslie & Nils
ACTION: Tim to produce a proto-budget for next year based on this year's
: Ongoing, will be reviewed with Jonathan for presentation in Sept.
ACTION : Leslie to produce a schedule of conferences for the next 6 months.
: Pending real life.
ACTION : Look into summit in Mid-Nov in southern US or Mexico. Need to
know by next meeting.
ACTION : Nat send RFP for summit location.
ACTION : Glynn to coordinate a call with GNOME Deutschland e.V. to update them
ACTION : Jody & Nat to send announcement and proposed agenda for advisory
Approved Minutes from 2003/07/29
Ximian purchased by Novel
- Congratulations to Ximian
Nat : Overview Novell committment to GNOME.
- expect some announcements in the coming weeks
- Seems like a number of people are working on printing now, possibly
hold a printing mini-summit or tele-conference.
- Jim has some done some review of the current state of printing
- Feb in Chicago is
1) Fairly close to GUADEC
- Nov would be good time
: Contact Team Norway to review options
: Publicise request for venue
: Need to get payment mechanism in place
: Contact FSF
: No need to get certificate for website now, continue to use self signed
: Would assist at shows with internet connected booths because we could
accept credit cards.
GNOME Deutschland e.V.
: Contact them to review current status
Advisory board meeting
: Aim for a meeting first week of sept
: Propose basic agenda
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