Board Meeting IRC Minutes :: 2012-03-21

Robyn Bergeron rbergero at redhat.com
Wed Mar 21 19:57:09 UTC 2012


Minutes from the Board IRC Meeting, 2012-03-21.

Present:
Robyn Bergeron
Rudi Landmann
Jon Stanley
Toshio Kuratomi
Rex Dieter
Jaroslav Reznik
David Nalley

Regrets:
Peter Robinson
Guillermo Gomez
Christoph Wickert

Special thanks to Tom Callaway for coming in his Fedora Legal hat to 
discuss TM guidelines.

Highlights:
* Reviewed revised TM Guidelines draft; Robyn to send to Ambassadors for 
further feedback, will revisit with Board in two weeks (next public 
board IRC meeting)
* Status report from Toshio on his Board Member goal (Fixing Features)
* Tickets:
    ** Connotation of Beefy Miracle: Jaroslav to bring to board mailing 
list for discussion
    ** Making the Board less of a Single Point of Failure: Toshio 
continuing to work his draft, will revisit

Logs: 
http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2012-03-21/fedora_board_irc_meeting.2012-03-21-18.30.log.html
Minutes: 
http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2012-03-21/fedora_board_irc_meeting.2012-03-21-18.30.html


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#fedora-meeting: Fedora Board IRC Meeting
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Meeting started by rbergeron at 18:30:31 UTC. The full logs are
available at
http://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-meeting/2012-03-21/fedora_board_irc_meeting.2012-03-21-18.30.log.html
.



Meeting summary
---------------
* Roll Call  (rbergeron, 18:30:44)
   * pbrobinson, gomix unable to attend today  (rbergeron, 18:31:58)
   * jds2001, rudi, rbergeron present thus far  (rbergeron, 18:32:55)
   * rdieter is present  (rbergeron, 18:33:12)

* Announcements  (rbergeron, 18:34:56)
   * Bids for FUDCon NA close this Friday (March 23rd).  (rbergeron,
     18:35:45)
   * LINK:
     http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/announce/2012-February/003043.html
     (rbergeron, 18:35:53)
   * Subsidy requests for FUDCon in Kuala Lumpur are open through the
     27th of March.  (rbergeron, 18:36:43)
   * LINK:
     http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/announce/2012-March/003046.html
     (rbergeron, 18:36:46)
   * LINK: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FUDCon:Bid_for_Lawrence_2013
     (rbergeron, 18:37:44)
   * Robyn claims first dibs on ianweller's first beer at a FUDCon.
     (rbergeron, 18:39:02)
   * F18 Naming Suggestions are now OPEN.  (rbergeron, 18:39:37)
   * LINK: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Name_suggestions_for_Fedora_18
     (rbergeron, 18:39:50)
   * We are gearing up towards Alpha; please keep your eyes out for
     Blockers, help with testing, be Miraculous!  (rbergeron, 18:40:12)
   * LINK: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Current_Release_Blockers
     (rbergeron, 18:40:22)

* Open Q&A  (rbergeron, 18:41:42)
   * This is the open portion for Q&  A with the board; if you have a
     question, follow the protocol listed on the board meetings wiki
     page, but basically just use a ? for asking a question or ! for
     making a statement.  (rbergeron, 18:42:20)
   * I obviously meant Beta :)  (rbergeron, 18:43:33)

* TM Guidelines Draft, round 487  (rbergeron, 18:47:10)
   * Spot is here to walk us through some things.  (rbergeron, 18:47:21)
   * We won't be voting today, just eyeballing/ask questions, esp. since
     quorum is nada.  (rbergeron, 18:47:42)
   * LINK:
     https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Pchestek/TMGuidelinesDraft#Non-Software_Promotional_Goods
     (spot, 18:47:42)
   * LINK:
     http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/design-team/2012-March/005316.html
     (rbergeron, 18:55:46)
   * same mail went to the ambassadors' list as well  (rbergeron,
     18:56:19)
   * ACTION: rbergeron to forward info re: TM guidelines draft to
     ambassadors and update famsco ticket as well  (rbergeron, 19:03:37)
   * ACTION: rbergeron to request input to be given over next two weeks
     to discuss at nexst public board irc meeting  (rbergeron, 19:04:35)

* Board Member Personal Goals: abadger1999 reportout  (rbergeron,
   19:07:41)

* Board Tickets  (rbergeron, 19:19:11)
   * Ticket 135: Connotation problems with Beefy Miracle  (rbergeron,
     19:19:52)
   * This ticket is here to essentially say that "beef is offensive in
     some cultures and can we avoid this in the future", if anyone wants
     to add teir own interpretation, please feel free  (rbergeron,
     19:20:19)
   * ACTION: jreznik_n9__ to start a discussion on the board mailing list
     re: naming process  (rbergeron, 19:35:00)
   * Ticket 130, makethe board less of a Single Point of Failure
     (rbergeron, 19:35:57)
   * 130 will wait till next week; Toshio has been travelling.
     (rbergeron, 19:37:18)

* Open Floor/Continuation of Open Q&A  (rbergeron, 19:39:35)
   * Next Board IRC meeting will be April 4, 2012, at 18:30 UTC.
     (rbergeron, 19:40:14)

Meeting ended at 19:42:46 UTC.




Action Items
------------
* rbergeron to forward info re: TM guidelines draft to ambassadors and
   update famsco ticket as well
* rbergeron to request input to be given over next two weeks to discuss
   at nexst public board irc meeting
* jreznik_n9__ to start a discussion on the board mailing list re:
   naming process




Action Items, by person
-----------------------
* jreznik_n9__
   * jreznik_n9__ to start a discussion on the board mailing list re:
     naming process
* rbergeron
   * rbergeron to forward info re: TM guidelines draft to ambassadors and
     update famsco ticket as well
   * rbergeron to request input to be given over next two weeks to
     discuss at nexst public board irc meeting
* **UNASSIGNED**
   * (none)




People Present (lines said)
---------------------------
* rbergeron (136)
* abadger1999 (53)
* jds2001 (30)
* spot (24)
* jreznik_n9__ (21)
* rdieter (13)
* Southern_Gentlem (13)
* ianweller (5)
* zodbot (5)
* rudi (4)
* ke4qqq (2)




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