Re: A question for the candidates

2012-05-29 Thread Andy Wingo
On Mon 28 May 2012 11:53, Allan Day allanp...@gmail.com writes: I would personally like to see the board be a more proactive organization, where the needs of the GNOME project are discussed, and initiatives intended to benefit it are instigated and managed. I'd like there be less 'we need

Re: European bank account for donations

2012-03-09 Thread Andy Wingo
On Fri 09 Mar 2012 11:39, Bastien Nocera had...@hadess.net writes: The GNOME Foundation is a US not-for-profit entity. We do not have any legal existence in the EU or the EEA, and thus cannot hold a bank account in the EU. I wonder if setting up a GNOME Foundation.eu wouldn't be a bad idea.

Re: New Foundation Members

2012-02-21 Thread Andy Wingo
Welcome, Joone! ___ foundation-list mailing list foundation-list@gnome.org http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-list

Re: Desktop Summit Planning

2011-12-14 Thread Andy Wingo
Hi Brian, A point of clarification: On Wed 14 Dec 2011 04:42, Brian Cameron brian.came...@oracle.com writes: 3. The GNOME community has been having trouble finding volunteers to help make events successful lately. You mention that we had a problem with this in the last Desktop Summit. Has

Re: Candidacy: Ryan Lortie

2011-05-23 Thread Andy Wingo
Hi Ryan, On Mon 23 May 2011 02:00, Ryan Lortie de...@desrt.ca writes: For a while the foundation board has largely taken a hands-off approach when it comes to technical decisions. In my opinion this has allowed a number of problems to develop. Can you mention some examples? I believe,

Re: Candidacy: Ryan Lortie

2011-05-23 Thread Andy Wingo
Hi Ryan, Thanks for your answers. They were thoughtful, as you are. On Mon 23 May 2011 22:38, Ryan Lortie de...@desrt.ca writes: More generally, though, during the last cycle I've heard a lot of talk from many different people about many decisions that seemed to be made in an opaque way.

Re: GNOME trademarks

2010-12-08 Thread Andy Wingo
On Wed 08 Dec 2010 10:00, Murray Cumming murr...@murrayc.com writes: If we ever try to sell nuts then we may have a problem. Presumably we may however offer nuts at an event, though without perhaps labelling them as GNOME nuts. We may feel free to label the attendees as such though, as it is a

Re: GNU hackers meeting GUADEC 2011 colocation?

2010-01-27 Thread Andy Wingo
On Wed 27 Jan 2010 12:08, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org writes: And Andy, for 2010, it's probably not too late, if you get a request in quick :) The only thing is that adding extra space for the week would probably have an impact on the budget at this stage, which we'd have to think about. OK,

Re: GNU hackers meeting GUADEC 2011 colocation?

2010-01-26 Thread Andy Wingo
Hi Dave, On Tue 26 Jan 2010 15:07, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org writes: Hi Andy, Andy Wingo wrote: So inspired by Vincent's recent mail, let this be a mini-proposal for GHM co-location with the 2011 GUADEC. The ideal needs would be one smallish (40-50 people) room for three days. GHM events

Re: GNU hackers meeting GUADEC 2011 colocation?

2010-01-26 Thread Andy Wingo
Hi Alberto, On Tue 26 Jan 2010 21:07, Alberto Ruiz ar...@gnome.org writes: 2010/1/26 Andy Wingo wi...@pobox.com: [Dave Neary wrote] If GUADEC and Akademy colocate again in 2011, do you think that might have an impact on the GHM? It would probably make it more awesome! There are a number

GNU hackers meeting GUADEC 2011 colocation?

2010-01-25 Thread Andy Wingo
Hi all, At November's GNU Hackers Meeting in Gothenburg, there was some interest expressed in increasing communication between GNU hackers and GNOME hackers. Co-locating a GNU Hackers Meeting with GUADEC would be a great way to do this. GHM events have in the past been pretty small -- about 25

Re: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership

2009-12-11 Thread Andy Wingo
Hello Lefty, On Fri 11 Dec 2009 16:37, Lefty (石鏡 ) le...@shugendo.org writes: On 12/11/09 7:12 AM, Richard Stallman r...@gnu.org wrote: The most minimal support for the free software movement is to refrain from going directly against it; that is, to avoid presenting proprietary software as

Re: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership

2009-11-25 Thread Andy Wingo
Hi Lucas, On Wed 25 Nov 2009 13:48, Lucas Rocha luc...@gnome.org writes: In the context of GNOME Foundation, it's really hard to argue about how we expect our members to behave if there is no official guidelines that members are supposed to comply with. The GNOME Code of Conduct[1] has been

Re: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership

2009-11-25 Thread Andy Wingo
Hi Behdad, On Wed 25 Nov 2009 23:19, Behdad Esfahbod beh...@behdad.org writes: On 11/25/2009 05:13 PM, Andy Wingo wrote: It's only IRC and DDL that are really the outliers, it seems, and there there is enough social pressure, combined with ignore/kill lists, that I don't really see all

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - October 29, 2009

2009-11-24 Thread Andy Wingo
Hi Brian, Thanks for the detailed and readable notes! On Fri 13 Nov 2009 22:27, Brian Cameron brian.came...@sun.com writes: Minutes for Meeting of October 29th, 2009 [...] More generally, we need to make sure that GNOME Foundation members sign the GNOME Code of Conduct, and

Re: minutes of last four board meetings

2008-12-16 Thread Andy Wingo
Hi, On Thu 11 Dec 2008 07:11, Luis Villa l...@tieguy.org writes: I've posted the minutes of the last four meetings to http://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoardPublic/Minutes Excellent, thanks. May I ask that they also be mailed out to the list, both these ones and the future ones. That way they