Minutes from GNOME Board Meeting 2003 07 15
- From: Jody Goldberg <jody gnome org>
- To: foundation-list gnome org, advisory-board gnome org
- Subject: Minutes from GNOME Board Meeting 2003 07 15
- Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2003 11:01:55 -0400
Minutes of the Board meeting July 15 2003
Daniel Veillard (chair)
Miguel de Icaza
ACTION: Tim to Investigate liability insurance.
: DONE. Sent in status report.
ACTION: Thanks: Wilson-Sonsini for working pro-bono
Red Hat for bandwidth
in newsletter and on the foundation site
ACTION: Tim to look into merchandising options around our logo and
: Tim is looking into things, but would appreciate more options.
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: Jonathan to set up the mechanism to publish and consult
Tim's quickbooks data
ACTION: Jeff to see how to get a link to Friends of Gnome from the desktop
: Pending. Jeff to summarise issues.
ACTION: Jeff to build a mailing list for joint marketing and board issues
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 German GNOME Foundation
ACTION: Leslie to send a copy of the old marketing plan
ACTION: Nat to collect advisory board slides and post them
ACTION: Jeff to condense all of the edits from the thread on GUADEC
requirements and resend.
ACTION: Nat to clarify status of OLS hothouse
: DONE. Ximian pays for 1 day
ACTION : Decide what to do w.r.t liability insurance.
: Tim will look into.
ACTION : Luis to publicize 1 day pre ols conference.
ACTION : Luis poll with release team for roadmap.
ACTION : Daniel to check with Nat and schedule the advisory phone call,
ACTION : Jim, find status of GPE announment from Leslie & Nils
OLS : Ximian pays for a room at Le Suites on the 22nd
: Luis to send out an announcement to gnome and freedesktop
: Several Advisory board members requested a broad
non-normative map of future intent.
: Need 2 types of information
- High level targets (printing, new file selector)
- Module level goals for the next year. Release team
can poll for this.
Advisory Phone Meeting
: At last meeting we discussed having a phone meeting within 2
months. That date is coming up.
: In limbo pending feedback from Leslie and Nils
: Would be nice to coordinate announcement with OLS
: Consensus that we need to do this on a regular basis, an ad
hoc release would be unprofessional.
: This means that the articles need to be ready well in advance.
: Poll Glynn for prefered layout mechanism.
: James modified existing templates to look somewhat like jeff's
guadec code and used it for developer
: Jeff is looking into a consistent approach for website and
docbook help files. Status unknown.
Presence at Shows
: Select events we will attend directly
: Select events gnome would like to attend and send out a call
to organize a local presence and arrange for marketing
: Continue discussions on Linux Work participation
: How to request a press release ?
- Send text to board and leslie for review
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