Re: Some questions for the candidates

2013-06-10 Thread Brian Cameron
Tobias: On 06/ 7/13 04:51 AM, Tobias Mueller wrote: On 06.06.2013 23:04, Brian Cameron wrote: Advisory board members are encouraged to join when there is clear value in doing so. What work has been done over the past year to increase this value or effectively communicate such values? Off

Re: Some questions for the candidates

2013-06-06 Thread Brian Cameron
Tobias: On 06/ 5/13 05:39 PM, Tobias Mueller wrote: Can you be an advocate for more corporate support? Yes. We should try to find out what it is that keeps companies from joining the advisory board, despite recent years being economically tough. Another area is better service to sponsors for

Question to GNOME Foundation Board candidates

2013-05-21 Thread Brian Cameron
My question to the candidates: For returning board members, what are 3 conrete accomplishments on the board that you are most proud of? How many action items did you accept over your last term and what percentage were completed? If things did not get done or tended to get done very late,

Re: Fwd: Reminder: FOSDEM CrossDesktop DevRoom 2013 - Call for Talks

2012-12-17 Thread Brian Cameron
Christophe: On 12/10/12 04:30 AM, Christophe Fergeau wrote: Hey Brian, The FOSDEM devroom has always been organized like that, ie with me taking care of the organization for GNOME, and doing it on GNOME mailing list. Over the years we evolved from a GNOME-only devroom to a joint devroom with

Re: Fwd: Reminder: FOSDEM CrossDesktop DevRoom 2013 - Call for Talks

2012-12-05 Thread Brian Cameron
activitiy also should focus on helping to revive and energize discussion on forums like these. Brian On 12/ 5/12 11:37 AM, Christophe Fergeau wrote: Hi Brian, 2012/12/4 Brian Cameron brian.came...@oracle.com mailto:brian.came...@oracle.com Christophe: If CrossDesktop DevRoom

Re: Fwd: Reminder: FOSDEM CrossDesktop DevRoom 2013 - Call for Talks

2012-12-04 Thread Brian Cameron
Christophe: If CrossDesktop DevRoom is THE place for cross-desktop entente, then why have I seen no discussion about this event on any FreeDesktop mail forum? I only notice GNOME mailing lists in the current cc:list, or am I missing something? What FreeDesktop forum is even supposed to be

Re: GNOME now

2012-11-19 Thread Brian Cameron
RMS: On 11/17/12 07:53 PM, Richard Stallman wrote: Tools that use non-free technologies like Skype or Vonage are not just popular, but a requirement for many people who pay for such services. How many average people would purchase a device

Re: GNOME now

2012-11-19 Thread Brian Cameron
RMS: On 11/19/12 03:32 PM, Richard Stallman wrote: I respect that those artists who create digital art should have mechanisms to own their artwork or to control how it should be consumed or presented. This is why we started the DefectiveByDesign.org. I suggest making GNOME

Re: GNOME now

2012-11-16 Thread Brian Cameron
Richard: On 11/16/12 07:12 PM, Richard Stallman wrote: Tools that use non-free technologies like Skype or Vonage are not just popular, but a requirement for many people who pay for such services. How many average people would purchase a device that did not support such

Re: GNOME now

2012-11-15 Thread Brian Cameron
Seif: On 11/15/12 03:31 AM, Seif Lotfy wrote: Good points Brian :) I like the last part this advanced UNIX-hacker type does not seem to be the primary user GNOME is focusing on anymore. For better or worse, I would say that most Solaris GNOME users probably fall either in the advanced

Re: GNOME now

2012-11-15 Thread Brian Cameron
Allan: On 11/15/12 06:46 AM, Allan Day wrote: Brian Cameronbrian.came...@oracle.com wrote: But I think the GNOME community has been conscious that platforms like Solaris were being left behind as decisions were being made. That really depends on how you define the needs of the advanced

Re: GNOME now

2012-11-15 Thread Brian Cameron
Peteris: On 11/15/12 06:36 AM, Peteris Krisjanis wrote: T , 2012.11.14. 22:37 -0600, Brian Cameron rakstīja: On 11/15/12 03:31 AM, Seif Lotfy wrote: But is there any strong reasons why Oracle won't chime in and support further development of GNOME Panel (let's call it GNOME Classic

Re: GNOME now

2012-11-14 Thread Brian Cameron
I think one of the most significant challenges for any free desktop that is trying to reach the average user is how to deal with the fact that most people like using computers, tablets, smartphones, etc. to interact with non-free multimedia. Not just viewing movies and listening to music, but

Re: Board meeting minutes - was (Re: A question for the candidates)

2012-05-29 Thread Brian Cameron
Emmanuele: On 05/28/12 12:06 AM, Emmanuele Bassi wrote: [just a bit of backstory, here, also to help out eventual other candidates in case I'm not elected] the meeting minutes are written down during the meeting itself by using a collaborative editor, so that everyone on the meeting can

Re: Announcing Board of Directors Elections 2012

2012-05-19 Thread Brian Cameron
Foundation Members: Anyone considering running for the board should read this: http://vote.gnome.org/overview.html On 05/16/12 09:10 AM, Tobias Mueller wrote: Just a quick reminder that as per http://vote.gnome.org/2012/rules.html the last day to announce candidacies and submit summary

Brian Cameron - Stepping down from the board

2012-05-14 Thread Brian Cameron
Friends in the GNOME community: After serving 4 terms on The GNOME Foundation board of directors, I will be stepping down at the end of this term. I would like to thank everyone in the community who has supported me and allowed me to represent them on this board. It has been a profoundly

Re: Announcing Board of Directors Elections 2012

2012-05-08 Thread Brian Cameron
of energy organizing events, so having event planning experience can be a big help. Other examples would include experience with fund raising (Friends of GNOME), working with GNOME User's Groups, GNOME merchandise, etc. Brian On 04/17/12 05:14 PM, Brian Cameron wrote: Dear Foundation Members

Announcing Board of Directors Elections 2012

2012-04-17 Thread Brian Cameron
Dear Foundation Members, The GNOME Foundation board of directors and the GNOME Foundation Membership and Elections Committee are pleased to announce the upcoming elections for the Board of Directors in Spring 2012. The most important deadlines (UTC) in the timeline are the following:

GNOME.Asia 2012 Official Announcement

2012-02-20 Thread Brian Cameron
2012 bidding process, especially the great work from Team GNOME Hong Kong and Team GNOME Indonesia. We look forward to working with you more in the future! Brian Cameron GNOME Foundation President === Best regards Max

GNOME Foot Logo Trademark

2012-01-23 Thread Brian Cameron
Foundation Members: I am happy to report that the GNOME Foot logo currently used by GNOME has been trademarked as Reg. # 4063108 filed November 29, 2011. The GNOME Foundation is aware that we need to renew the GNOME word mark (Reg. #3142483) before September 2012, and we are now working to get

What kind of device is GNOME 3 best suited for?

2011-12-16 Thread Brian Cameron
I realize that there is a lot of development going on to make GNOME 3 function well on new kinds of devices, such as touch screen support. Awesome, really. However, I wonder on what sort of device GNOME 3 is best targeted for. Most tablets that are currently popular differentiate themselves a

Re: Desktop Summit Planning

2011-12-14 Thread Brian Cameron
Foundation: A point of clarification: On Wed 14 Dec 2011 04:42, Brian Cameronbrian.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

Desktop Summit Planning

2011-12-13 Thread Brian Cameron
GNOME Foundation Members: At two previous GNOME Foundation IRC meetings, there has been discussion about how to approach the Desktop Summit[1] going forward. At the October 26th IRC meeting, Jon McCann spoke about his concerns about the Desktop Summit.[2] At the November 23rd meeting, Dave

Re: Additional Hackfests - Brno

2011-12-12 Thread Brian Cameron
Reminder that you have 2 days to touch base with the Brno organizers to organize any additional hackfests there over February 17-21. Brian On 11/30/11 01:26 PM, Brian Cameron wrote: The Brno Hackfest organizers have recently let the GNOME Foundation board know that additional rooms

Re: Proposal - merge the Foundation blog into gnome.org

2011-12-05 Thread Brian Cameron
Allan: On 12/ 5/11 04:17 AM, Allan Day wrote: Ping. Does someone who is on the board want to comment? How do we take this forward? I very much like the idea of streamlining the way we get the word out, so I think merging the new feed for gnome.org and the Foundation blog. We could probably

Additional Hackfests - Brno

2011-11-30 Thread Brian Cameron
The Brno Hackfest organizers have recently let the GNOME Foundation board know that additional rooms for Hackfest use can be secured for roughly $25-42 USD per day (depending on the size of room needed). Rooms can be available from February 17-21. However, the organizers need to reserve rooms

Re: New Foundation Members

2011-11-18 Thread Brian Cameron
Welcome new members! Brian On 11/18/11 05:04 AM, Andrea Veri wrote: Hi, The GNOME Foundation Membership Committee is proud to announce our newly approved Foundation Members. Please welcome and thank them for their great and valuable contributions over the GNOME Foundation. They are: * *

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - September 20, 2011

2011-10-18 Thread Brian Cameron
Paul: Great to see you on the list! = Minutes for Meeting of September 20 = [...] * Brian - Follow up with getting Alan Day and Sumana Harihareswara to sign the Copyright Assessment from SFLC. I can't seem to find any info about a SFLC 'Copyright Assessment' anywhere; could you tell me

Re: The Boston (or Boston) Summit?

2011-09-07 Thread Brian Cameron
Joanie: The announcement was just made today that the summit is October 8-10 in Montreal: https://mail.gnome.org/archives/foundation-announce/2011-September/msg0.html Brian The other day I heard an interesting rumor, which I've since been able to confirm [1]: There's a small chance that

Meeting Minutes Published - June 28th, 2011

2011-07-12 Thread Brian Cameron
-- = Minutes for Meeting of June 28th, 2011 = == Next Meeting == July 12th, 2011 == Attending == * Andreas Nilsson * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Karen Sandler * Rosanna Yuen === Regrets === * Og Maciel * Stormy Peters * Emily Chen === Missing

Meeting Minutes Published - June 14th, 2011

2011-06-27 Thread Brian Cameron
-- = Minutes for Meeting of June 14th, 2011 = == Next Meeting == June 28th, 2011 == Attending == * Andreas Nilsson * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Karen Sandler * Og Maciel * Stormy Peters === Regrets === * Bastien Nocera * Rosanna Yuen === Missing

Meeting Minutes Published - June 7th, 2011

2011-06-24 Thread Brian Cameron
minutes follows -- = Minutes for Meeting of June 7th, 2011 = == Next Meeting == June 14th, 2011 == Attending == * Andreas Nilsson * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Og Maciel * Rosanna Yuen * Stormy Peters === Regrets === * Paul Cutler

Re: Two Questions for the Board Candidates

2011-05-31 Thread Brian Cameron
On 05/26/11 12:38, Lefty wrote: 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 like Linux versus GNU/Linux, free versus open source, and the like. This extends to things like

Re: Questions for candidates - board processes significance

2011-05-31 Thread Brian Cameron
Dave: I was away last week travelling, so I'm coming late to the election campaign. I have almost decided who I would like to vote for, but there are still a few things which are important to me when considering a prospective board member. 1. If elected, will you seek a named position

Re: Question for candidates

2011-05-31 Thread Brian Cameron
RMS: * What do you think GNOME should do to help promote the ideals of free software, beyond being composed of free programs. GNOME is a free software project, so I do think it is important to work to promote the ideals of free software. I think GNOME does a great job doing this in many

Re: Question to candidates: on-line services

2011-05-27 Thread Brian Cameron
Gil: On 05/26/11 17:27, 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: [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: 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 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: 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

Meeting Minutes Published - May 10th, 2011

2011-05-23 Thread Brian Cameron
minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of May 10th, 2011 Next Meeting * May 24th, 2011 Board Meeting Private Agenda Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Og Maciel * Rosanna Yuen Regrets * Paul Cutler Missing

Meeting Minutes Published - April 26th, 2011

2011-05-10 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of April 26th, 2011 Next Meeting * May 10th, 2011 Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Og Maciel * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen Regrets * Emily Chen Missing Recurring

Re: Call for hosts for GUADEC 2012

2011-04-27 Thread Brian Cameron
Jon: On 04/27/11 09:56 AM, William Jon McCann wrote: What does this call (and its deadline) mean with regard to a potential co-hosting with aKademy in 2012 again (Desktop Summit)? The GNOME Foundation board and the aKademy board has already decided that the Desktop Summit will be a bi-annual

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - March 29th, 2011

2011-04-26 Thread Brian Cameron
Martyn: On 04/26/11 02:11 AM, Martyn Russell wrote: On 18/04/11 18:01, Martyn Russell wrote: On 18/04/11 16:34, Stormy Peters wrote: No comments from anyone on this? Here are my thoughts... I could put something a bold on the gtk.org website, but I would rather we had something more

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - March 29th, 2011

2011-04-26 Thread Brian Cameron
Olav: On 04/26/11 09:35 AM, Olav Vitters wrote: On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 09:29:09AM -0500, Brian Cameron wrote: For example, there have been several occasions where organizations have approached The GNOME Foundation wanting to donate funds with the idea of doing a link exchange. We have

Call for hosts for GUADEC 2012

2011-04-18 Thread Brian Cameron
The GNOME Foundation invites proposals to host GUADEC, the annual GNOME conference, during the Summer of 2012. GUADEC is the biggest gathering of GNOME users and developers and includes a multi-day conference, the annual general meeting of the members of the GNOME Foundation, and a week of

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - March 29th, 2011

2011-04-12 Thread Brian Cameron
Olav: On 04/12/11 07:39 AM, Olav Vitters wrote: On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 09:00:06PM -0500, Brian Cameron wrote: * Paul Andreas - Will raise their concerns regarding allowing GNOME projects joining the Conservancy. Seems outcome is -1. What's bad/concern? There is nothing bad

Meeting Minutes Published - March 29th, 2011

2011-04-11 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of March 29th, 2011 Next Meeting * April 11th, 2011 Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Og Maciel * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen Regrets Missing Recurring

Meeting Minutes Published - March 15th, 2011

2011-03-29 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of March 15th, 2011 Next Meeting * March 29th, 2011 Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Og Maciel * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen Regrets Missing Recurring

Meeting Minutes Published - February 15th, 2011

2011-03-14 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of March 1st, 2011 Next Meeting * March 8th, 2011 Attending * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Og Maciel * Paul Cutler * Andreas Nilsson Regrets * Rosanna Yuen Missing Recurring

Re: Dropping TM when using GNOME Brand?

2011-03-02 Thread Brian Cameron
Vincent: A few years ago, it was agreed that it's fine to use the GNOME logo with just GNOME instead of GNOME™: the trademark is still valid even if we don't explicitly put the ™. Is this still valid? Use cases: - GNOME logo during boot of the GNOME 3 live image - GNOME logo in the System

Re: Dropping TM when using GNOME Brand?

2011-03-02 Thread Brian Cameron
Allan: Sounds good. Let me know when you have the page updated and I'll ask the legal folks to give it a final look over to make sure the wording is good. Brian On 03/ 2/11 09:43 AM, Allan Day wrote: I understand that as it's okay to remove the TM in the two examples I gave. If someone

Meeting Minutes Published - February 15th, 2011

2011-03-01 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Next Meeting * March 1st, 2011 Attending * Bastien Nocera * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Og Maciel * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen * Brian Cameron * Og Maciel Regrets * Andreas Nilsson Missing Recurring Items * Review

Meeting Minutes Published - February 1st, 2011

2011-02-16 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of February 1st, 2011 Next Meeting * February 15th, 2011 Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Og Maciel * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen Regrets * Og

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - February 1st, 2011

2011-02-16 Thread Brian Cameron
Og: On 02/16/11 02:16 PM, Og Maciel wrote: On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 2:46 PM, Brian Cameronbrian.came...@oracle.com wrote: Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Og Maciel * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - February 1st, 2011

2011-02-16 Thread Brian Cameron
Stormy: On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 12:46 PM, Brian Cameron brian.came...@oracle.com mailto:brian.came...@oracle.com wrote: * Review past action items. * Did each person with action items send their status reports to the board list before the meeting? Has this been

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - February 1st, 2011

2011-02-16 Thread Brian Cameron
Og: Looking on the board mailing list archives, you did send regrets to the list on February 1st. So I think you did not attend. Brian On 02/16/11 03:07 PM, Og Maciel wrote: On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 4:02 PM, Stormy Petersstormy.pet...@gmail.com wrote: You represent GNOME. You are a

Meeting Minutes Published - January 18, 2011

2011-02-03 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of January 18th, 2011 Next Meeting * February 1st, 2011 Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Bastien Nocera * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Og Maciel * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen Regrets Missing * Brian Cameron

Re: Official announcement and invitation to GNOME 3.0 Hackfest and GNOME.Asia Summit 2011

2011-01-24 Thread Brian Cameron
Vinicius: I would really like to go, but at the moment I am worried about how much it would cost for me to go from Brazil to India. Kayak.com tells me it is a 27 hours flight with prices from about USD 1800. Considering that with this amount of money I can almost attend to two European

Re: How to open Gnome Malaysia Usergroup

2011-01-20 Thread Brian Cameron
Mohd: On 01/19/11 06:28 AM, Mohd Fazli Azran wrote: Dear sir, I`m representative form Open Source Developer Club Malaysia (OSDCMY). We are the local community in Malaysia that promote and market OSS to Malaysia people. We now to ready to lead the OSS community in Malaysia s now we start many

Re: sponsoring a GNOME developer training session at Fedora Action Day Ghana

2011-01-20 Thread Brian Cameron
Ben: This sounds like a wonderful opportunity. Thanks for continuing to help us in this valuable way. Some questions: - When is the date? - Considering it doesn't make sense to travel to someplace like Ghana for just 1 day, how many days lodging do you think is reasonable to motivate

Issue with meeting minutes

2011-01-19 Thread Brian Cameron
In the latest GNOME Foundation board meeting minutes (January 6th), some information that we intended to keep private was included: * Hiring updates o Marketing: only Lefty has applied so far (private) + ACTION: Andreas will send out emails to get more

Re: How to open Gnome Malaysia Usergroup

2011-01-19 Thread Brian Cameron
Mohd: Thank you for expressing an interest in setting up a GNOME Users Group. Note that The GNOME Foundation has official User's Groups sign the Trademark Agreement for Users Groups which you can find here: http://live.gnome.org/Trademark So, the first step would be to send bo...@gnome.org

Meeting Minutes Published - January 6, 2011

2011-01-18 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of January 6th, 2011 Next Meeting * January 18th, 2010 Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Brian Cameron * Og Maciel * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen Regrets * Bastien Nocera * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño Missing

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - December 23, 2010

2011-01-11 Thread Brian Cameron
Dave: * Brian - Develop trademark usage forms for common use cases. James Vasile from legal is working with Brian on this. I suggest looking at the MariaDB trademark guidelines for a good starting point. I especially like that they have outlined overall goals that inform the

Meeting Minutes Published - December 23, 2010

2011-01-06 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of December 23rd, 2010 Next Meeting * January 6th, 2010 Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen Regrets * Bastien Nocera * Og Maciel Missing

Meeting Minutes Published - December 9, 2010

2010-12-20 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of December 9th, 2010 Next Meeting * December 23rd, 2010 Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen Regrets * Og Maciel Missing

Re: GNOME's logo been incorrectly used

2010-12-08 Thread Brian Cameron
Dave: On 12/ 8/10 07:46 AM, Dave Neary wrote: Also, there's a decent copyright claim there by the icon author, if his artwork is being reused without his knowledge or consent, unless of course there's a GNOME foot in the wild somewhere under FDL or a CC license. The GNOME Foot could only be

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - November 11, 2010

2010-12-08 Thread Brian Cameron
Stormy: Attending * Stormy Peters I was not there but I think about you all lots! Oops, corrected in the Wiki minutes. Brian ___ foundation-list mailing list foundation-list@gnome.org

Meeting Minutes Published - November 11, 2010

2010-12-07 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of November 11th, 2010 Next Meeting * December 9th, 2010 Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Og Maciel * Paul Cutler * Stormy Peters * Rosanna Yuen Regrets

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - November 6, 2010

2010-11-29 Thread Brian Cameron
Dave: * Justin Colannino from the Software Freedom Law Center sent the board an email with the form to register the GNOME trademark to review before submission. Have you talked to Luis about the trademark registration process he went through some years ago? He spent a lot

Re: Tee-Shirt Contest Countries Eligibility

2010-11-17 Thread Brian Cameron
On 11/17/10 12:36 PM, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: On 11/17/10 13:35, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: For what it's worth, GNOME pretty much ignores such regulations in all its other dealings. Doesn't necessarily mean that it's violating any law. It just doesn't bother checking. Doing it for such a small

Meeting Minutes Published - October 28, 2010

2010-11-09 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of October 28th, 2010 Next Meeting * November 6th, 2010 Attending * Andreas Nilsson (IRC only since he is attending the Ubuntu Developer Summit) * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Og

Meeting Minutes Published - October 14, 2010

2010-10-27 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of October 14th, 2010 Next Meeting * October 28th, 2010 Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Og Maciel (late) * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen * Stormy

Re: Next Foundation IRC list is on November 3rd!

2010-10-27 Thread Brian Cameron
Meeting minutes from today's IRC meeting is here: http://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/IRC20101027 The log of the meeting is also attached to the above Wiki page. Brian On 10/27/10 10:42 AM, Stormy Peters wrote: Hi GNOME folks, Thanks for participating in the GNOME Foundation

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - September 30, 2010

2010-10-12 Thread Brian Cameron
The meeting minutes for the September 30th GNOME Foundation board meeting is now published. Refer here: http://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/20100930 Discussed on the mailing list [...] * The board approved providing $4,000 (USD) to cover 7º Forum @ Latinoware (November

Meeting Minutes Published - September 30, 2010

2010-10-11 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of September 30th, 2010 Next Meeting * October 14th, 2010 Attending * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen Regrets * Og Maciel * Stormy Peters (attending

New GNOME licensing forms - please help

2010-09-30 Thread Brian Cameron
Foundation Members: I have been working with James Vasile and Luis Villa over the past year to update the GNOME Brand licensing forms for merchants and user's groups. We just finished what I think is the last round of review and have addressed all the concerns raised by both James and Luis. I

Meeting Minutes Published - September 16, 2010

2010-09-27 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of September 16th, 2010 Next Meeting * September 30th, 2010 Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Og Maciel * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen * Stormy Peters Regrets Missing

Meeting Minutes Published - September 2, 2010

2010-09-14 Thread Brian Cameron
* Brian Cameron Recurring Items * Review past action items. * Did each person with action items send their status reports to the board list before the meeting? * Approve and make sure that minutes of last meeting were published to foundation-announce and foundation

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - August 19, 2010

2010-09-03 Thread Brian Cameron
Dave: On 09/ 3/10 03:48 AM, Dave Neary wrote: Hi, Brian Cameron wrote: * GNOME Trademarks o TM can claim without formal registration o Do we want a (R) registered trademark on the correct GNOME foot / logo? o GNOME foot (old) has

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - August 19, 2010

2010-09-03 Thread Brian Cameron
Behdad: On 09/ 3/10 10:07 AM, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: On 09/03/10 04:48, Dave Neary wrote: When I was last on board I had started gathering such documents here: http://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoardPrivate/Documents But can't find them anymore. Either someone removed that page or I'm not

Meeting Minutes Published - August 19, 2010

2010-09-02 Thread Brian Cameron
of the latest minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of August 19th, 2010 Next Meeting * September 2nd, 2010 Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Bastien Nocera * Og Maciel (late) * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen * Stormy Peters Regrets * Brian Cameron (GNOME.Asia) * Emily Chen

Meeting Minutes Published - July 25, 2010

2010-08-25 Thread Brian Cameron
minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of July 25, 2010 Next Meeting * August 5th, 2010 Attending * Andreas Nilsson (late) * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Diego Escalante Urrelo * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen * Srini

Meeting Minutes Published - August 5, 2010

2010-08-25 Thread Brian Cameron
minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of August 5th, 2010 Next Meeting * August 19th, 2010 Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen Regrets * Og Maciel * Stormy Peters

Meeting Minutes Published - July 15, 2010

2010-08-05 Thread Brian Cameron
minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of July 15, 2010 Next Meeting * July 25th, 2010 at GUADEC Attending * Andreas Nilsson * Brian Cameron * Diego Escalante Urrelo * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Jorge Castro * Og Maciel * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen

Meeting Minutes Published - June 24, 2010

2010-07-07 Thread Brian Cameron
minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of June 24, 2010 Next Meeting * July 15, 2010 Attending * Bastien Nocera * Brian Cameron * Diego Escalante Urrelo (late) * Emily Chen * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Jorge Castro * Og Maciel * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen

Re: GNOME Speaker Guidelines

2010-06-25 Thread Brian Cameron
Patryk: Did you miss the common sense part? If the rules are vague, everything can be proved to be against the rules. These rules are for the GNOME Foundation community and the GNOME Foundation community will decide when the rules apply and when they have been broken. I think the GNOME

Re: GNOME Speaker Guidelines

2010-06-25 Thread Brian Cameron
Lefty: If it isn't clear already, the Speaker Guidelines are not intended to be used in frivolous ways. If people think that this needs to be spelled out more clearly in the guidelines, then please propose improved text. I can't imagine that anybody would take a complaint about someone giving

Meeting Minutes Published - June 10, 2010

2010-06-23 Thread Brian Cameron
follows -- Minutes for Meeting of Jun 10, 2010 Next Meeting * June 24, 2010 Attending * Brian Cameron * Diego Escalante Urrelo * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Jorge Castro * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen * Srinivasa Ragavan * Stormy Peters * Vincent Untz Regrets

Re: Ensuring GNOME 3 is a Success

2010-06-23 Thread Brian Cameron
You let us know overwhelmingly that ensuring that GNOME 3 is a success is the #1 priority that the GNOME Foundation should be working on according to the survey Stormy ran last January.[1] Sorry, but the reference in my previous email pointed to a non-public link. The survey I am talking

Meeting Minutes Published - May 27, 2010

2010-06-04 Thread Brian Cameron
minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of May 27th, 2010 Next Meeting * June 10, 2010 Attendance * Brian Cameron * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Jorge Castro * Rosanna Yuen * Stormy Peters * Vincent Untz Regrets * Paul Cutler * Srinivasa Ragavan Missing

Re: Question for the candidates : money !

2010-06-01 Thread Brian Cameron
Lionel: I've a question about GNOME business model and sustanability. As we have seen with the fundrising to hire a sysadmin, money is often a blocking point. The current business model seems to be donations. Actually, The GNOME Foundation acquires money from several sources: - Advisory

Re: A few questions for the candidates

2010-06-01 Thread Brian Cameron
Vincent: 1) I've read with interest the mails from the candidates announcing they're running, and most (if not all -- I didn't double-check) include some motivations with examples of what they'd be interested in working on. Why are those tasks/ideas things you cannot work on

Re: question for candidates

2010-06-01 Thread Brian Cameron
Richard: To advance to the goal of freedom for software users, we need to develop good free software, and we need to teach people to value and demand the freedom that free software offers them. We need to advance at the practical level and at the philosophical level. GNOME is good free

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - May 13, 2010

2010-05-25 Thread Brian Cameron
Sorry, you caught another error. I updated the Wiki minutes to say 2011 Desktop Summit instead of GCDS 2010. Thanks, Brian On 05/25/10 02:32 AM, Patryk Zawadzki wrote: On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 9:21 AM,csaave...@gnome.org wrote: On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 10:19:17PM -0500, Brian Cameron wrote

Meeting Minutes Published - May 13, 2010

2010-05-24 Thread Brian Cameron
minutes follows -- Minutes for Meeting of May 13th, 2010 Next Meeting * May 27, 2010 Attendance * Brian Cameron * Diego Escalante Urrelo * Germán Póo-Caamaño * Paul Cutler * Rosanna Yuen * Stormy Peters * Vincent Untz Regrets * Srinivasa Ragavan Missing

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - May 13, 2010

2010-05-24 Thread Brian Cameron
to extend the deadline to June 9th. Brian On 05/24/10 09:53 PM, Brian Cameron wrote: The meeting minutes for the May 13th GNOME Foundation board meeting is now published. Refer here: http://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/20100513 [...] * Cornelius Schumacher sent an email

Announcing the GNOME Developing World List

2010-05-21 Thread Brian Cameron
GNOME Community: I have the pleasure of announcing the GNOME Developing World list. One of the GNOME Foundation's high level goals is to work harder to increase the visibility, promotion and usage of GNOME in the developing world. This mailing list will provide a forum for people with an

Announcing the GNOME Developing World List

2010-05-21 Thread Brian Cameron
GNOME Community: I have the pleasure of announcing the GNOME Developing World list. One of the GNOME Foundation's high level goals is to work harder to increase the visibility, promotion and usage of GNOME in the developing world. This mailing list will provide a forum for people with an

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