Re: Fwd: Question for the canditates

2011-05-26 Thread Pockey Lam
On 05/26/2011 01:49 AM, Andrea Veri wrote: I'd like to ask two questions of all the candidates please: 1) As GNOME has matured the number of officially supported language bindings has decreased. The quality and availability of various language communities own bindings has varied wildly to say

Re: question for candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Pockey Lam
On 05/26/2011 02:10 AM, Andy Tai wrote: As Fedora is the only current GNU/Linux distribution adapting GNOME 3.0 as the default desktop, how would you facilitate to make GNOME technologies to work well (meaning minimal local patching needed) on other GNU/Linux distributions like Debian, and

Candidates question: Contributor agreement

2011-05-26 Thread Olav Vitters
Given that we already have a policy on copyright assignments[1], I wondered what is your position regarding contributor agreements[2]? Should the board do something with contributor agreements and if so, what should be done? [1] https://live.gnome.org/CopyrightAssignment [2] e.g.

Re: Candidates question: Contributor agreement

2011-05-26 Thread Emmanuele Bassi
On 2011-05-26 at 12:01, Olav Vitters wrote: Given that we already have a policy on copyright assignments[1], I wondered what is your position regarding contributor agreements[2]? Should the board do something with contributor agreements and if so, what should be done? as a developer and

Questions for all board candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Jeff Schroeder
1.) For incumbents, have you missed any meetings? What is your % of missed vs attended meetings and why? For new challengers, how much time can you dedicate to working on the board each week? How do you plan on spending that time? 2.) Other open source / free software projects run their meetings

Re: [question to candidates] GNOME OS

2011-05-26 Thread Brian Cameron
Andy: On 05/26/11 04:51, Andy Wingo wrote: You just used the name Richard Stallman as a token for this argument is invalid. You then proceeded to call someone stalinist; was it Richard? Was it GNOME OS proponents? Unclear. This was a poor attempt at humor, I guess. With my words I was

Re: Candidates question: Contributor agreement

2011-05-26 Thread Shaun McCance
On Thu, 2011-05-26 at 12:01 +0200, Olav Vitters wrote: Given that we already have a policy on copyright assignments[1], I wondered what is your position regarding contributor agreements[2]? Should the board do something with contributor agreements and if so, what should be done? [1]

Re: Questions for all board candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Shaun McCance
On Thu, 2011-05-26 at 05:43 -0700, Jeff Schroeder wrote: 1.) For incumbents, have you missed any meetings? What is your % of missed vs attended meetings and why? For new challengers, how much time can you dedicate to working on the board each week? How do you plan on spending that time? As a

Re: Questions for all board candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Lionel Dricot
Le jeudi 26 mai 2011 à 05:43 -0700, Jeff Schroeder a écrit : 1.) For incumbents, have you missed any meetings? What is your % of missed vs attended meetings and why? For new challengers, how much time can you dedicate to working on the board each week? How do you plan on spending that time? I

Re: Questions for all board candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Brian Cameron
Jeff: On 05/26/11 07:43, Jeff Schroeder wrote: 1.) For incumbents, have you missed any meetings? What is your % of missed vs attended meetings and why? For new challengers, how much time can you dedicate to working on the board each week? How do you plan on spending that time? Overall,

Re: Candidates question: Contributor agreement

2011-05-26 Thread Ryan Lortie
hi Olav, On Thu, 2011-05-26 at 12:01 +0200, Olav Vitters wrote: Given that we already have a policy on copyright assignments[1], I wondered what is your position regarding contributor agreements[2]? Should the board do something with contributor agreements and if so, what should be done?

Re: Candidates question: Contributor agreement

2011-05-26 Thread Brian Cameron
Olav: On 05/26/11 05:01, Olav Vitters wrote: Given that we already have a policy on copyright assignments[1], I wondered what is your position regarding contributor agreements[2]? Should the board do something with contributor agreements and if so, what should be done? I am proud to say that

Re: Questions for all board candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Ryan Lortie
hi Jeff, On Thu, 2011-05-26 at 05:43 -0700, Jeff Schroeder wrote: 2.) Other open source / free software projects run their meetings in the open via IRC (such as Fedora's FESCO I believe). Would you consider that, and if not, what about recording how board members vote on a given topic. This

Re: question for candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Brian Cameron
Andy: On 05/25/11 13:10, Andy Tai wrote: As Fedora is the only current GNU/Linux distribution adapting GNOME 3.0 as the default desktop, how would you facilitate to make GNOME technologies to work well (meaning minimal local patching needed) on other GNU/Linux distributions like Debian, and

Re: Candidates question: Contributor agreement

2011-05-26 Thread Lionel Dricot
Le jeudi 26 mai 2011 à 10:50 -0400, Ryan Lortie a écrit : External dependencies are one thing, but I feel very strongly that any sort of legal agreement as a precondition to participate in the development of software that is considered part of the GNOME project is completely unacceptable.

Re: question for candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Ryan Lortie
hi Andy, On Wed, 2011-05-25 at 11:10 -0700, Andy Tai wrote: As Fedora is the only current GNU/Linux distribution adapting GNOME 3.0 as the default desktop, how would you facilitate to make GNOME technologies to work well (meaning minimal local patching needed) on other GNU/Linux distributions

Re: question for candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Shaun McCance
On Wed, 2011-05-25 at 11:10 -0700, Andy Tai wrote: As Fedora is the only current GNU/Linux distribution adapting GNOME 3.0 as the default desktop, how would you facilitate to make GNOME technologies to work well (meaning minimal local patching needed) on other GNU/Linux distributions like

Re: Fwd: Question for the canditates

2011-05-26 Thread Rodrigo Moya
On Wed, 2011-05-25 at 19:49 +0200, Andrea Veri wrote: Forwarding to foundation-list two questions we received from Ali-Reza Anghaie. Please don't add membership-committee@g.o as CC, follow-ups should be kept on -list. Thanks. Andrea -- Forwarded message -- From: Ali-Reza

Two Questions for the Board Candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Lefty
First: Since the issue of divisive attitude[s] such as Richard sometimes seems to [promote?] when he talks about 'GNU/Linux' came up, I'd be interested to know what, if anything, candidates for the Board propose to do to address the ongoing waste of time and energy in the community over trivia

Re: question for candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Andrea Veri
2011/5/25 Andy Tai a...@atai.org: As Fedora is the only current GNU/Linux distribution adapting GNOME 3.0 as the default desktop, how would you facilitate to make GNOME technologies to work well (meaning minimal local patching needed) on other GNU/Linux distributions like Debian, and such

Re: Questions for all board candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Emmanuele Bassi
On 2011-05-26 at 05:43, Jeff Schroeder wrote: 2.) Other open source / free software projects run their meetings in the open via IRC (such as Fedora's FESCO I believe). Would you consider that, and if not, what about recording how board members vote on a given topic. This includes +1 / -1 /

Re: Candidates question: Contributor agreement

2011-05-26 Thread Diego Escalante Urrelo
On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 5:01 AM, Olav Vitters o...@vitters.nl wrote: Given that we already have a policy on copyright assignments[1], I wondered what is your position regarding contributor agreements[2]? Should the board do something with contributor agreements and if so, what should be done?

Re: Question to candidates: on-line services

2011-05-26 Thread Shaun McCance
On Fri, 2011-05-27 at 00:27 +0200, Gil Forcada wrote: Hi members, Everyday more and more services are offered on the cloud and there's also initiatives powered by Free Software (tomboy on-line...). One of the main problems for Free Software projects providing cloud services is the

Re: Questions for all board candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Stormy Peters
On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 6:43 AM, Jeff Schroeder jschroe...@gnome.orgwrote: 1.) For incumbents, have you missed any meetings? What is your % of missed vs attended meetings and why? For new challengers, how much time can you dedicate to working on the board each week? How do you plan on

Re: Question to candidates: on-line services

2011-05-26 Thread Stormy Peters
On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 4:27 PM, Gil Forcada gforc...@gnome.org wrote: As a member of a the future board will you look for ways to promote and look for resources to offer these free software cloud services? Maybe part of a funding campaign (be a Friend of GNOME and have a Tomboy on-line

Re: Two Questions for the Board Candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Stormy Peters
On Thu, May 26, 2011 at 11:38 AM, Lefty le...@shugendo.org wrote: First: Since the issue of divisive attitude[s] such as Richard sometimes seems to [promote?] when he talks about 'GNU/Linux' came up, I'd be interested to know what, if anything, candidates for the Board propose to do to

Re: question for candidates

2011-05-26 Thread Stormy Peters
2011/5/25 Andy Tai a...@atai.org As Fedora is the only current GNU/Linux distribution adapting GNOME 3.0 as the default desktop, how would you facilitate to make GNOME technologies to work well (meaning minimal local patching needed) on other GNU/Linux distributions like Debian, and such