Fedora Board Recap 2010-11-15
robyn.bergeron at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 23:27:52 UTC 2010
One comment (apologies for whatever ill-viewed formatting comes across on my
I really appreciate the detail in the meeting minutes of late; however,
putting detail in about tickets would be awesome. For example - rather than
saying "Ticket 90" - something more along the line of "Ticket 87: Robyn
needs to send ianweller cookies," would really provide more context.
On Nov 16, 2010 11:49 AM, "Máirín Duffy" <duffy at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> (These notes are available in wiki format at the following URL:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:Board_meeting_2010-11-15 )
> Below find the full minutes from today's Board meeting.
> = Board Meeting 2010 Nov 15 =
> == Roll Call ==
> === Present ===
> * Chris Tyler
> * Jared Smith
> * Stephen Smoogen
> * Jon Stanley
> * Colin Walters
> * Máirín Duffy
> * Tom "spot" Callaway
> * Rex Dieter
> === Absent ===
> * Christopher Aillon
> === Regards ===
> * Matt Domsch (conflict)
> Assigned meeting secretary: Stephen Smoogen (with a lot of help from his
> == Agenda ==
> * Updates
> * Board business
> === Updates ===
> * Update on openrespect.org
> * Update on SQL ninja
> * Status update on voting
> === Board Business ===
> * #82: Draft a charter for a Community Working Group
> * #90: Non-software goods license agreement
> * #91: Trademark issues
> * Any other business?
> === Other notes ===
> * jsmith will be traveling next Monday -- volunteer to run the
> ** Postponed until November 29th.
> === General Notes ===
> * duffy looked for spot (404 not found, later found)
> * update on openrespect.
> ** (debian project leader Stefano said he had similar experience)
> ** this allowed for Stefano and Jared to get to know each other better.
> ** look at using freedesktop.org as possible venue for working
> collaboratively with Debian
> ** press loves conflict. Jared tried to clarify that this was not a
> conflict between Ubuntu and Fedora.. just a miscommunication between
> Jono and people. Not really press-worthy, but oh well.
> * update on sql ninja
> ** negatively has been on misunderstanding of whether this was a
> general case decision or if the two were not related
> ** Board is gathering more information and will revisit this topic when
> they have said information.
> ** smooge: I have used tools like this before, and am familiar with the
> general risk. see email to advisory board:
> ** Mo: Hasn't found one person who was aware of the tool and actively
> using it before the Board's decision
> ** Jared: Asked several of his friends who do security work, and they
> weren't aware of it either.
> * status on voting
> ** chris tyler has stepped up to the plate. the pitcher looks to be
> throwing at the batter.
> ** discussion on extension of nominations. It is what it is.
> == New Business. ==
> * Ticket 90
> ** Discussion on whether it was allowed to be approved. In the past we
> have rejected many in the past because they wanted to give us money and
> we can't take it.
> ** Review, oversight, no exclusive rights, quality control are things
> that need to be answered.
> ** http://sklep.continuum.com.pl/
> ** concern over existing exclusivity deals with existing vendors... Spot
> & Jared will research current agreements
> ** Chris T had the idea to have a renewal term for the usage
> ** Any future agreements should be non-exclusive
> * Ticket 91
> ** logo is red versus blue and used in nonlicensed way.
> ** name is a name. the logo looks to be an issue.
> ** domain looks to be an issue.
> ** Jared will reach out and see what can be done in a friendly manner.
> * Rex joined and we can talk about CWG
> ** he is ill.
> ** Rex has reached everyone and is needing some info from only 1 person.
> ** mailing list/trac instance will be done soon. (jstanley or extra)
> ** cat in background made everyone run around looking for yarn.
> * Discussion of attendance of members
> * Go over things from the last 6 months
> ** Blog (where is it.. )
> ** Vision -> Goals for future releases
> ** F14 retrospective meeting
> ** Communicate and collaborate with FESCO better. (make sure we aren't
> giving them crack rock).
> * Next week meeting
> ** Postpone to the 29th
> ** Jared will be in EMEA. Will report after the trip.
> * Work on overarching multi-release goals --> Advisory list. (mizmo will
> send some to the list to kick off)
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