Re: Advisory Board changes?
- From: "Kalle Vahlman" <kalle vahlman gmail com>
- To: "Luis Villa" <luis tieguy org>
- Cc: GNOME Foundation <foundation-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Advisory Board changes?
- Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2008 18:20:59 +0300
2008/9/8 Luis Villa <luis tieguy org>:
> On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 10:36 AM, Kalle Vahlman <kalle vahlman gmail com> wrote:
>> Haven't seen this brought up yet, so thought I'd ask (out if curiosity
>> Since the recent Intel aquisition of OpenedHand, there now is in
>> essence two entries for Intel in the Advisory Board.
>> There doesn't seem to be anything to prevent that and since the
>> board has no decision making authority I don't know if it matters much
>> that they do. I also don't know if the OpenedHand entity is going to
>> vanish due to the deal.
>> But, just to be clear, could we get some sort of statement about this
>> either from the Board of Directories or from the companies involved?
> We haven't formally discussed it yet. I assume that getting this
> straight is one of the last things on the minds of the Intel/OH guys
> and the board has no reason to rush them :) Obviously we want to
> continue to deepen our relationship both with the OH team and with
> other parts of Intel as well, so we'll work with them to make sure we
> get it right.
> In practice, it is worth noting that the exact nature of advisory
> board seats are extremely flexible. For example, we often invite
> advisory board members to bring technical advisors to calls. So I'd
> expect that while there will formally be one less seat at the table
> we'll frequently have representatives from both 'old' Intel and the OH
> crew, depending on what is appropriate for the topic at hand.
Yeah, it was mainly the formal side of things I was wondering about.
> Hope that answers the question-
It sure does, thanks to you and Dave for the answers!
Kalle Vahlman, zuh iki fi
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