Minutes of the GNOME Foundation Board meeting 2003 July 29
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- Subject: Minutes of the GNOME Foundation Board meeting 2003 July 29
- Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2003 12:12:32 -0400
Minutes of the Board meeting 2003 July 29
Daniel Veillard (chair)
Tim Ney (:10)
Miguel de Icaza
ACTION: Jonathan to set up the mechanism to publish and consult
Tim's quickbooks data
: Had a meeting.
ACTION: Jeff to see how to get a link to Friends of Gnome from the desktop
: Luis added a link to the GNOME about box
ACTION: Leslie to send a copy of the old marketing plan
ACTION: Jeff to condense all of the edits from the thread on GUADEC
requirements and resend.
: Glynn sent to relevent lists.
ACTION : Luis to publicize 1 day pre ols conference.
: OLS is done.
ACTION : Decide what to do w.r.t liability insurance.
: Looks feasible, but will require budgeting for next year.
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
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 with release team for roadmap.
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
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
ACTION : Jeff send 2.4 release notes suggestions to marketing-private list
ACTION : Luis to generate a list of GNOME differentiating factors
ACTION : Leslie to produce a schedule of conferences for the next 6 months.
Approved Minutes from 2003/07/15
Jonathan Tim meeting on finances
1) Went through books
2) How we'd like to see data
3) Policy changes
4) Touched on fund raising
- Fiscal year ends sept
- Plan to generate quarterly report
Touched on budgeting for next year
Tim is researching requirements.
: See if advisory board members can assist with legal paper work
: Look into 'Madrid Protocol'
: Have a booth & 2 computers in .org pavillion
: Tim doing banners with new logo
: There are volunteers in place to man the booth
: Leslie will attend
? CDs would be nice, but probably too late for next week.
: Gnumeric grant announcement posted to website
: GPE pending
: Get a schedule in place on a 6 month basis
: Get a set of talking point ready to help volunteers at conferences
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