Re: Wrapping up Bugzilla migration

2021-05-17 Thread Luis Villa
RIP old buddy! On Mon, May 17, 2021 at 7:45 AM Bartłomiej Piotrowski wrote: > Hi all, > > I have been looking at Bugzilla migration requests today and have some > related announcements. > > First of all, if for some reason you are still using Bugzilla, you > should stop and move to GitLab. I

Re: Open Letter to the IT community, the GNOME Foundation, and Niel McGovern

2019-10-02 Thread Luis Villa
Neil's blog post, for those missing it: https://blog.halon.org.uk/2019/09/gnome-foundation-relationship-gnu-fsf/ For my part, I want to apologize to everyone involved in GNOME for not pushing GNOME to formally sever its ties with GNU a decade ago, which is the first time in my email archives I

Re: Code of Conduct Adoption Process

2016-09-13 Thread Luis Villa
This is terrific to see. I'm sorry that I probably don't have time to help out much, but look forward to the final result. Luis On Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 12:49 PM Nuritzi Sanchez < nurit...@stanfordalumni.org> wrote: > Dear Foundation Members, > > GNOME has never had a standard code of conduct

Re: This week in Gnome?

2016-05-19 Thread Luis Villa
Wikimedia has a pretty good "this week in", and it adds a lot of value. But it is a lot of work to do well. (I seem to recall we even used to have one in GNOME, though I can't find evidence of that offhand. Would have been at least a decade ago.) Luis On Wed, May 18, 2016, 6:33 PM Michael

Re: Minutes of the Board Meeting of January, 23th, 2015

2015-02-04 Thread Luis Villa
On Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 9:00 AM, Alberto Ruiz ar...@gnome.org wrote: - I don't think that finding an ED is easy (it's precisely because I think it's extremely hard that I think we should putting a lot of efforts there) +1 to this. Having been involved in the last two ED hires, it's not easy.

Re: Minutes of the Board Meeting of January, 09th, 2015

2015-01-26 Thread Luis Villa
On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 3:11 PM, Andrea Veri a...@gnome.org wrote: * ED search ? ___ foundation-list mailing list foundation-list@gnome.org https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-list

Re: GNOME, Bounties and paid development [Was: Re: OPW; Where does the 500$ for each GSoC goes?]

2014-09-17 Thread Luis Villa
On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 2:35 PM, Germán Poo-Caamaño g...@gnome.org wrote: Luis worried that making the TODO list the Bountie list was dangerous, because people might end up doing only the things people pay for. Have we already started down this slop already

Re: Agenda for board meeting April 8th

2014-04-08 Thread Luis Villa
Perhaps a naive question, but I would have expected discussion of hiring a new ED - is that being handled in a separate hiring committee? Luis On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 12:44 PM, Andreas Nilsson li...@andreasn.se wrote: Hello Foundation members! Next board meeting is April 8th at 16:00 UTC

Re: Andrea Veri - GNOME's new part-time sysadmin hire!

2013-01-24 Thread Luis Villa
Terrific news! And thanks also to all the supporters of the Foundation over the year who have made this sort of hire possible - this investment in infrastructure and support is extremely important to GNOME's long-term health. On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 8:29 PM, Karen Sandler ka...@gnome.org wrote:

Re: US Members

2012-08-03 Thread Luis Villa
Didn't we have a map of member locations at some point? Or was that just p.g.o blogs? On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 1:03 PM, Jared Jennings jaredljenni...@gmail.comwrote: Mike, Thanks for the response. Shoot! Wish I had known that sooner. I've been in Columbus for 3 weeks and will be back in Sept.

Re: Facilitating the Integration of Free Software into Academic Courses (was Re: Questions for the board election candidates)

2012-05-24 Thread Luis Villa
On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 3:55 PM, Behdad Esfahbod beh...@behdad.org wrote: On 05/24/2012 06:49 PM, Joanmarie Diggs wrote: * They are not familiar with -- and thus not comfortable teaching --   all the tools we use. * They want certainty in terms of assignments and projects. * They want

Re: Brian Cameron - Stepping down from the board

2012-05-22 Thread Luis Villa
Brian- Thanks for your selfless service the past few years. Your dedication, including to some of the board's most thankless tasks, has been admirable and will be very difficult for the board to replace. Luis On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 6:15 PM, Brian Cameron brian.came...@oracle.com wrote:

Re: New Foundation Members

2012-02-17 Thread Luis Villa
That's great to hear! Congratulations to the long list of new members. On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 6:11 AM, Andrea Veri a...@gnome.org wrote: Hi, this is the first time we actually receive so many membership's applications in just two weeks and I'm glad to notice that the GNOME Foundation is

Re: GNOME Foot Logo Trademark

2012-01-23 Thread Luis Villa
Big thanks are due to Brian and SFLC for perservering with this. On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 8:06 PM, Brian Cameron brian.came...@oracle.com wrote: 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,

Re: Changes in Membership Committee

2010-03-22 Thread Luis Villa
Thanks to all of you for doing a very important and very underappreciated role in the project. Luis On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 7:18 PM, Bruno Boaventura brunoboavent...@gmail.com wrote: Hello! It was a pleasure for me hold the chairman position of Membership Committee in the last two years.

Re: Stormy's Update: Weeks of February 15th and 22nd

2010-03-01 Thread Luis Villa
2010/3/1 Stormy Peters sto...@gnome.org: GNOME Foundation IRC meeting. How did this go? (And as for feedback: I think these are terrific; please keep them coming!) Luis ___ foundation-list mailing list foundation-list@gnome.org

Re: State of Foundation charter

2010-02-24 Thread Luis Villa
On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 5:05 AM, Jonh Wendell jwend...@gnome.org wrote: Hello, folks. I'm taking a look at http://foundation.gnome.org/about/charter/ , which mentions it's still a draft, from Oct 2000! Do we have a final version, or is it the final version so that it can be renamed? 1)

Re: Thanks, and a Brief Survey

2010-01-17 Thread Luis Villa
On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 12:31 PM, Lefty (石鏡 ) le...@shugendo.org wrote: On 1/17/10 6:52 AM, Ciaran O'Riordan cia...@member.fsf.org wrote: GNOME has a policy (written or not) that prohibits importing non-free software into its repositories. I'm not personally aware of a written policy to

Re: Thanks, and a Brief Survey

2010-01-17 Thread Luis Villa
On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 12:37 PM, Luis Villa l...@tieguy.org wrote: On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 12:31 PM, Lefty (石鏡 ) le...@shugendo.org wrote: On 1/17/10 6:52 AM, Ciaran O'Riordan cia...@member.fsf.org wrote: GNOME has a policy (written or not) that prohibits importing non-free software

Re: Thanks, and a Brief Survey

2010-01-17 Thread Luis Villa
On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 12:53 PM, Lefty (石鏡 ) le...@shugendo.org wrote: On 1/17/10 12:48 PM, Shaun McCance sha...@gnome.org wrote: To the best of my knowledge, that policy has never been written down. That is because there is and always has been a very, very, very clear and common

Re: Thanks, and a Brief Survey

2010-01-17 Thread Luis Villa
On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 3:55 PM, Philip Van Hoof pvanh...@gnome.org wrote: On Sun, 2010-01-17 at 22:52 +, Ciaran O'Riordan wrote: [CUT] The last few mails in this thread suggest that people are happy with this aspect of GNOME's philosophy.  So it's something worth maintaining.  How do

Re: Thanks, and a Brief Survey

2010-01-15 Thread Luis Villa
On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 10:14 AM, Owen Taylor otay...@redhat.com wrote: On Fri, 2010-01-15 at 09:34 -0700, Stormy Peters wrote: I believe we can state it this way ... The GNOME Foundation believes in free software and promotes free software but that does not mean that GNOME is

Re: Stormy's Update: Week of December 7th

2009-12-14 Thread Luis Villa
2009/12/14 Stormy Peters sto...@gnome.org: Had a great GNOME Advisory Board meeting about events and copyright assignments. The copyright assignment discussion in particular was very dynamic. Care to expand on that one? :) Luis ___ foundation-list

Re: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership

2009-12-14 Thread Luis Villa
On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 1:56 PM, Behdad Esfahbod beh...@behdad.org wrote: On 12/14/2009 04:34 PM, Vincent Untz wrote: Also, the GNU project is not the FSF. When reading the thread, I have the feeling that some people want the GNOME project to not be part of the FSF, or to disagree with the

Re: Stormy's Update: November 21st-29th

2009-11-29 Thread Luis Villa
2009/11/29 Stormy Peters sto...@gnome.org: Worked on CRM data structures and work flows, i.e. I wrote up what we need in the CRM system so that I can get help setting it up. (Jeff Schroeder installed CiviCRM on GNOME systems!) This is terrific to hear; definitely one of those baby-steps

Re: Stormy's update: Week of July 13th

2009-07-21 Thread Luis Villa
On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 10:41 AM, Richard Stallmanr...@gnu.org wrote:    Created some Amazon affiliate accounts in US, UK, Canada and Germany so tha=    t    Jaap can set up stores and a Firefox widget that will enable people to    direct Amazon referral fees for their purchase to GNOME.

Re: Stormy's update: Week of July 13th

2009-07-21 Thread Luis Villa
On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 10:53 AM, Luis Villal...@tieguy.org wrote: On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 10:41 AM, Richard Stallmanr...@gnu.org wrote:    Created some Amazon affiliate accounts in US, UK, Canada and Germany so tha=    t    Jaap can set up stores and a Firefox widget that will enable people

Re: Stormy's update: Week of July 13th

2009-07-21 Thread Luis Villa
On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 11:13 AM, Philip Van Hoofpvanh...@gnome.org wrote: Dear Richard, An organizations like GNOME is free to decide for themselves which of the online services they will use. And as Richard is a member of GNOME (honorary if not in fact) he's certainly welcome to politely

Re: GNOME Board of Directors Foundation Elections Spring 2009 - Preliminary results

2009-06-29 Thread Luis Villa
Neither california law nor our own various legal documents have anything substantive to say on the issue. Luis (not a lawyer; this is not legal advice) On Jun 29, 2009 4:03 AM, Andy Tai a...@atai.org wrote: Is it legal according to California law that the membership committee can decide the

Re: irc board meetings?

2009-06-11 Thread Luis Villa
2009/6/11 Pierre-Luc Beaudoin pierre-...@pierlux.com: On Thu, 2009-06-11 at 11:12 -0500, Brian Cameron wrote: I understand it every other board meeting is held in public-but-moderated IRC; transcripts are cleaned up and made available later. That sounds like a good idea to me, if people in

irc board meetings?

2009-06-10 Thread Luis Villa
Some months ago, when we were brining Stormy on board, she asked the board about how she could be more transparent and involved in the community, and IRC came up in that context. One thing I said at the time, which may be worth revisiting if there are general concerns about board transparency, is

GNOME leadership [was Re: So what do people *except* me want from the foundation?]

2009-06-08 Thread Luis Villa
[Apologies in my lack of interaction in this thread; I've just started studying for the bar and have just moved to a place with no internet; the combination has left me pretty brutally offline all week, as I will be for most of the rest of the summer.] 2009/6/2 Jason D. Clinton

Re: About the unpublished board meeting minutes

2009-06-08 Thread Luis Villa
2009/6/5 Vincent Untz vu...@gnome.org: Le vendredi 05 juin 2009, à 00:29 -0400, Germán Póo-Caamaño a écrit : I have some concerns, it seems longer than is needed (it defines roles as president, vice-president, agents and things that does not seem to fit with our Foundation. However, IANAL).

Re: GNOME leadership [was Re: So what do people *except* me want from the foundation?]

2009-06-08 Thread Luis Villa
2009/6/5 Luis Villa luis.vi...@gmail.com: At any rate, I agree completely that we need some strong leaders to develop in GNOME. But the Foundation is not the place for it. I think the right question is 'why have leaders not come from other sources? what can the Foundation do, if anything

Re: Announcing GNOME Board elections 2009

2009-06-08 Thread Luis Villa
2009/6/7 Tobias Mueller mue...@auftrags-killer.org: Dear Foundation Members, I am announcing a new timeline for the upcoming Foundation Board Elections because we, the Membership and Elections Committee, couldn't hold the deadlines. We are very sorry for that. Given that the board forced

Re: What do you think of the foundation?

2009-05-28 Thread Luis Villa
On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 3:53 PM, Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak m...@avtechpulse.com wrote: I would like to see greater financial and administrative transparency. I ... I want to see seven board members actively communicating, and I want to ... front, don't fight in public, and

Re: GNOME Store

2009-04-30 Thread Luis Villa
www.hackerthreads.com/go.asp?Cc=GNOME ? 2009/4/30 Sriram Ramkrishna s...@ramkrishna.me: Can we get a magnetic car gnome foot?  I would totally pay for one of those and a best of sri rupert quotes t-shirt.  Although you probably dont' want to put a GNOME foot logo wtih that. :) sri ps I

Re: GNOME logo issue

2009-03-04 Thread Luis Villa
On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Andre Klapper ak...@gmx.net wrote: Am Montag, den 02.02.2009, 20:07 -0500 schrieb Luis Villa: On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 6:08 PM, Luis Villa l...@tieguy.org wrote: On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org wrote: Just replying to what I said

Re: possible GNU licence violation in Netleverage Thinpoint and/or Universal Desktop - voilation relates to both rdesktop and CUPS(apple)

2009-02-11 Thread Luis Villa
On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 12:06 AM, buzz davidb...@gmail.com wrote: Hello All, I have come across a piece of software that appears to violate the GPL (and possibly the LGPL). I am attempting to advise you all, as instructed in the following link: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-violation.html

preferential voting, take N

2009-02-02 Thread Luis Villa
for amendment.) So I think if the board wants to change this, we can do it, but obviously we'd (1) want to get feedback and (2) we'd want to ensure that there is bandwidth to ensure that the new process works. Luis -- Forwarded message -- From: Luis Villa l...@tieguy.org Date: Sat

Re: GNOME logo issue

2009-02-02 Thread Luis Villa
On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 6:08 PM, Luis Villa l...@tieguy.org wrote: On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org wrote: Hi, Shaun McCance wrote: On Wed, 2006-01-11 at 19:27 +0100, Dave Neary wrote: Selon Claudio Saavedra csaave...@alumnos.utalca.cl: http://www.randomimage.us

Re: GNOME logo issue

2009-01-11 Thread Luis Villa
On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org wrote: Hi, Shaun McCance wrote: On Wed, 2006-01-11 at 19:27 +0100, Dave Neary wrote: Selon Claudio Saavedra csaave...@alumnos.utalca.cl: http://www.randomimage.us/ I think that would be some kind of copyright infringment (IANAL).

Re: Changes to the GNOME board

2008-12-15 Thread Luis Villa
On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 2:12 PM, Gregory Leblanc headmaster.albus.dumbled...@gmail.com wrote: Hi folks, couple of comments and questions below. On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 1:56 PM, Behdad Esfahbod beh...@behdad.org wrote: [snip] Diego Escalante Urrelo will be joining the board as a new member for

Re: minutes of last four board meetings

2008-12-11 Thread Luis Villa
On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 5:21 AM, Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Dave Neary wrote: I've fixed it, I think - I removed Known: from the end of the ACL. So, I didn't fix anything :] No rights to edit the ACL. Jeff moved the Known: to the end earlier, which should fix the problem, but

Re: minutes of last four board meetings

2008-12-11 Thread Luis Villa
On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 5:27 AM, Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I do have one question. I don't mean to be a shit-stirrer or anything, yes you do. :) but it's not clear from the minutes of the past few board meetings what, if any, priorities the board is attacking systematically this

Re: minutes of last four board meetings

2008-12-10 Thread Luis Villa
On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 1:12 AM, Davyd Madeley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's forbidden! That's a problem now, isn't it... [EMAIL PROTECTED]@[EMAIL PROTECTED] Luis On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 01:11:05AM -0500, Luis Villa wrote: My apologies that this has taken so long; I've been behind

Re: minutes of last four board meetings

2008-12-10 Thread Luis Villa
On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 1:13 AM, Luis Villa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 1:12 AM, Davyd Madeley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's forbidden! That's a problem now, isn't it... [EMAIL PROTECTED]@[EMAIL PROTECTED] So, it turns out that if you're logged out altogether (as I

Re: New GNOME Foundation members

2008-11-11 Thread Luis Villa
Welcome to the new members, and a big thanks to Brunco and the Membership Committee for taking on this important task. Luis On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 4:31 PM, Bruno Boaventura [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello everybody! The GNOME Foundation Membership Committee is pleased to present the new mem=

Re: Minutes for Directors Meeting of Sept. 3, 2008

2008-09-17 Thread Luis Villa
On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 9:39 AM, Olav Vitters [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 09:21:51AM -0400, Luis Villa wrote: * Meeting w/ KDE about GUADEC/Akademy 2009 being scheduled for early September in Berlin. So instead of trying to push for earlier in the year we're delaying

Re: Advisory Board changes?

2008-09-08 Thread Luis Villa
On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 10:36 AM, Kalle Vahlman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi! Haven't seen this brought up yet, so thought I'd ask (out if curiosity mainly)... Since the recent Intel aquisition of OpenedHand, there now is in essence two entries for Intel in the Advisory Board. There doesn't

hiring Stormy Peters as executive director

2008-07-07 Thread Luis Villa
Hi, all- It is my pleasure to announce that the Board has decided to hire Stormy Peters as Executive Director of the Foundation. We've been in talks with her for some time and feel that she has an ideal combination of skills and background to fill the role, having been involved with GNOME and

Re: Where to find minutes of bi-weekly GF board meetings?

2008-05-25 Thread Luis Villa
On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 1:44 AM, Ciaran O'Riordan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Luis Villa [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Minutes get sent to foundation-announce: http://mail.gnome.org/archives/foundation-announce/ Aha. Then part of the problem would be solved by updating: http

Re: Where to find minutes of bi-weekly GF board meetings?

2008-05-19 Thread Luis Villa
Minutes get sent to foundation-announce: http://mail.gnome.org/archives/foundation-announce/ The last two meetings were not minuted because they were on a private board-only matter; I've been meaning to send an announcement to foundation-announce about that, but exams have made it difficult for

Re: Where to find minutes of bi-weekly GF board meetings?

2008-05-19 Thread Luis Villa
On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 7:01 AM, Luis Villa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Minutes get sent to foundation-announce: http://mail.gnome.org/archives/foundation-announce/ The last two meetings were not minuted because they were on a private board-only matter; I've been meaning to send an announcement

Re: Call for hosts for GUADEC 2009

2008-04-23 Thread Luis Villa
I might suggest that this is a completely unproductive discussion that should go off-list until someone actually has a solid proposal on the table from a politically/morally/ethically/whatever-ly questionable regime. We've all got better things to do than to rehash potentially important but

Re: Call for hosts for GUADEC 2009

2008-04-22 Thread Luis Villa
On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 6:11 PM, Bruno Boaventura [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 5:50 PM, Jonh Wendell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Oh, It would be really, really, amazing! GUADLAC, as Behdad suggested. A GNOME Conference in Americas, with the same structure as

Re: Call for hosts for GUADEC 2009

2008-04-22 Thread Luis Villa
On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 6:32 PM, Germán Poó-Caamaño [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: For what it is worth, we have discussed GUADLAC in previous years (I think as far back as 2004, maybe 2003?) but it typically foundered on travel costs, which were always unacceptably high for some large group

Re: Call for hackfest ideas

2008-04-15 Thread Luis Villa
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 8:48 AM, Vincent Untz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I guess most people have read various blog posts about how the GTK+ hackfest went, and I've heard there'll be a small report about it too. But the general feeling seems to be that it was really useful. One of the

Re: Foundation Budget for 2008

2008-03-12 Thread Luis Villa
On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 12:22 PM, Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Trademark applications: are there plans to do any of those this year? Yes, as a result of errors made in the last round of US trademark application- basically, our registered mark is the old (pre-2.0) foot rather than the new

Re: Copyright assignment policy

2008-03-11 Thread Luis Villa
On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 8:24 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear foundation members, What is the policy of contributing to the GNOME project and expected copyright assignment? I am Alexander Shopov and I act as a co-ordinator of the Bulgarian Gnome translation team. Up till now, the

time to (re)consider preferential voting?

2008-02-16 Thread Luis Villa
[Speaking purely as a Foundation member and not as a member of the Board; I've not discussed this with the Board at all.] Some years ago the Foundation considered the use of preferential voting to select the board. At the time I opposed it, for reasons I don't fully recall but which in retrospect

Re: reusing / copy of the gnome logo

2008-01-27 Thread Luis Villa
On Jan 27, 2008 12:01 PM, Kalle Vahlman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 2008/1/27, Luis Villa [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Oddly, they don't use it on their website (assuming that is supposed to be for igloo.info.) Do you remember what event they were advertising for? igloo.mobi exists too, and is some

Re: Question to candidates: what about next ODF?

2007-12-04 Thread Luis Villa
On Dec 4, 2007 11:55 AM, Richard Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Richard, I also like to see you show up in the GNOME Advisory Board meetings and mailing list as FSF's representative. Does that require travel, or can it be done by phone? Typically by phone, though once annually by

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-12-03 Thread Luis Villa
On Dec 3, 2007 1:11 AM, Richard Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If people are going to be looking at licenses, I would very much like to discuss the FDL v2, and our usage of the FDL in general. There are some troublesome parts whose implications for GNOME aren't clear to me.

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-12-02 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 30, 2007 3:56 PM, Luis Villa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If people are going to be looking at licenses, I would very much like to discuss the FDL v2, and our usage of the FDL in general. There are some troublesome parts whose implications for GNOME aren't clear to me. My immediate

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-11-30 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 30, 2007 3:51 PM, Shaun McCance [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 14:54 -0500, Luis Villa wrote: On Nov 26, 2007 10:28 AM, Richard Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 2. How do you think the GNOME Foundation should support the Free Software Movement in general? I

Re: GNOME dependent on Mono

2007-11-29 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 29, 2007 5:59 AM, Jeff Waugh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: quote who=Rui Miguel Silva Seabra I think you're way too harsh on people who actually concluded things like: Sorry, but the negativity of that site greatly outweighs the positive. It takes more than a little sucking up to earn

Re: GNOME dependent on Mono

2007-11-29 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 29, 2007 8:31 AM, BJörn Lindqvist [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Nov 29, 2007 1:33 PM, Luis Villa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Nov 29, 2007 5:59 AM, Jeff Waugh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: quote who=Rui Miguel Silva Seabra I think you're way too harsh on people who actually concluded

Re: GNOME dependent on Mono

2007-11-29 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 29, 2007 10:37 AM, Jonathan Blandford [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 15:54 +0100, Dave Neary wrote: Luis Villa wrote: Jeff has ably debunked this particular fiction already in the thread, and more generally ably debunked the FUD that Novell somehow controls

Re: Question to candidates: what about next ODF?

2007-11-28 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 28, 2007 7:15 PM, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't see how the foundation can 'make sure' of anything in this instance. It can not force developers towards or away from either spec. That is simply not in it's mandate. I may be being obtuse, but what's not

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-11-26 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 26, 2007 10:28 AM, Richard Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1. Would you change anything in the GNOME Foundation statement about OOXML? I wish it were more explicit about how the Foundation feels that the ODF folks have been undermining the standards process. It isn't obvious to

Re: Questions to the candidates

2007-11-23 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 22, 2007 5:52 PM, Anne Østergaard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Questions to the candidates: Will you apply for the position as new Executive Director for GNOME? Will you apply for any paid position within GNOME while serving as board member? For those who don't know, before going to law

Re: A question to candidates

2007-11-23 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 22, 2007 12:11 PM, Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What do you see as the best way to spend this money? In terms of hiring, do you prefer hiring a sysadmin, or an executive director? What other priorities do you have for expenditure this year, outside of our usual cost centers

Re: GNOME Foundation Elections 2007. Let's start the debate!

2007-11-21 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 21, 2007 11:24 AM, Vincent Untz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: * Find a way to better track what the board is currently dealing with, so nothing gets forgotten. I've tried doing this only with mails and some notes here and there, but without success. It should be done in a much stricter

Re: GNOME Foundation Elections 2007. Let's start the debate!

2007-11-19 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 19, 2007 5:39 AM, Bruno Boaventura [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://foundation.gnome.org/elections/2007/candidates.html Note: I have a very unusual/atypical candidacy statement. I've sent one clarification in response to questions in IRC. If anyone has more questions, please *please* send

Re: Candidacy Announcement: Luis Villa

2007-11-16 Thread Luis Villa
and processes that outlive my term on the board. Hope that helps- Luis On Nov 16, 2007 2:31 PM, Luis Villa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This announcement is available with better formatting at http://tieguy.org/blog/2007/10/31/running-for-the-gnome-foundation-board/ I'll be running again for the Board

clarification and apology [was Re: board]

2007-11-08 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 2, 2007 7:43 PM, Jeff Waugh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: quote who=Luis Villa I volunteered to take leadership on this position months ago. We chose to have a Board member as liaison to the Legal team, which was very clearly delegated the responsibility to provide legal support

Re: OOXML [was Re: GNOME Foundation Board Meeting Minutes :: 7/6/07]

2007-11-02 Thread Luis Villa
On 11/1/07, Andy Tai [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OOXML will be a de facto standard entirely due to Microsoft's dominant position in the computing industry... the fight is about preventing it to be a formal standard. I remain open to being convinced (1) that that distinction matters and (2) that

Re: board [was Re: OOXML [was Re: GNOME Foundation Board Meeting Minutes :: 7/6/07]]

2007-11-02 Thread Luis Villa
On 10/31/07, Jeff Waugh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: quote who=Luis Villa I'm hesitant to declare it a failure until I see more evidence that delegation has been tried and failed. For example, I could do this sort of thing without being on the board at all- no need to appoint me to the board

Re: OOXML [was Re: GNOME Foundation Board Meeting Minutes :: 7/6/07]

2007-11-01 Thread Luis Villa
On 10/31/07, Andy Tai [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Not quiet... you don't join ECMA TC45 to prevent OOXML from becoming a standard. OOXML is going to be the defacto standard whether we like it or not. To pretend otherwise is to deny that the sun will rise in the East tomorrow. So our options can

board [was Re: OOXML [was Re: GNOME Foundation Board Meeting Minutes :: 7/6/07]]

2007-10-31 Thread Luis Villa
On 10/31/07, Jeff Waugh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: quote who=Luis Villa I am frustrated, and so I will be running for the board again. If elected, my almost-exclusive focus will be handling legal and secretarial issues for the board. So I can't guarantee that my being on the board would

OOXML [was Re: GNOME Foundation Board Meeting Minutes :: 7/6/07]

2007-10-29 Thread Luis Villa
On 6/10/07, Luis Villa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 6/10/07, Jody Goldberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 08:18:54PM -0400, Luis Villa wrote: On 6/10/07, Glynn Foster [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1) ECMA We have the opportunity of joining ECMA as a non-profit

Re: Suggestion for coming elections

2007-10-16 Thread Luis Villa
On 10/16/07, Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm certainly not against moving to STV, but that would need software, and considerable retraining for members not familiar with the system. http://selectricity.org/ open + easy. ___ foundation-list

Re: Can we improve things?

2007-09-12 Thread Luis Villa
On 9/12/07, Tristan Van Berkom [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That way you get democracy at both ends - posting and viewing. GNOME is not democratic. :-) Well, gnome is people that have a choice to contribute or not - making those people (i.e. you me and everyone else) feel accepted and

Re: Foundation and Source Code Copyright

2007-08-07 Thread Luis Villa
On 8/6/07, Havoc Pennington [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kjartan Maraas wrote: Is there a rule of thumb as to how much code is contributed before this applies? I've always assumed that writing new code gives you the right to add yourself, but fixing bugs in existing code is a different matter?

Re: Foundation and Source Code Copyright

2007-08-03 Thread Luis Villa
On 8/3/07, Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Thomas, Thomas Wood wrote: During discussions about copyright at GUADEC several people mentioned that developers were not encouraged to assign copyright to the GNOME Foundation. From my point of view, not encouraged isn't the way I see

Re: Foundation and Source Code Copyright

2007-08-03 Thread Luis Villa
On 8/3/07, Behdad Esfahbod [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 2007-08-03 at 21:48 +0200, Juan José Sánchez Penas wrote: On Fri, Aug 03, 2007 at 01:40:39PM -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: ownership. When multiple companies (Red Hat, Novell, Sun, ...) own copyright on a package, it's harder to

Re: GNOME Foundation Board Meeting Minutes :: 7/6/07

2007-06-10 Thread Luis Villa
On 6/10/07, Glynn Foster [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1) ECMA We have the opportunity of joining ECMA as a non-profit member. Jody has expressed an interest in being a representative for GNOME, and suggested it would also be good to get someone there from Abiword. ACTION: Behdad

Re: GNOME Foundation Board Meeting Minutes :: 7/6/07

2007-06-10 Thread Luis Villa
On 6/10/07, Jody Goldberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 08:18:54PM -0400, Luis Villa wrote: On 6/10/07, Glynn Foster [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1) ECMA We have the opportunity of joining ECMA as a non-profit member. Jody has expressed an interest in being

Re: Call for invitations to be the host of GUADEC 2008

2007-03-24 Thread Luis Villa
On 3/23/07, Murray Cumming [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 2007-03-23 at 15:14 +0200, Baris Cicek wrote: I'll talk w/ our local GUG about if we can organize to host GUADEC next year in Istanbul. Please, yes. Please, no. Not until I can come. Istanbul 2010! ;) Luis (seriously, Istanbul

Re: Call for invitations to be the host of GUADEC 2008

2007-03-24 Thread Luis Villa
On 3/24/07, Baris Cicek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 2007-03-23 at 07:04 -0700, Elliot Lee wrote: Baris Cicek wrote: I'll talk w/ our local GUG about if we can organize to host GUADEC next year in Istanbul. Not Constantinople? It was called Constantinople ages ago, afaik, but

Re: an open-audit voting system for GNOME elections

2007-03-12 Thread Luis Villa
While I can't speak directly to the code involved, I want to say that I'm excited by Ben's involvement- I worked with him when I was at Harvard and he is a great guy, doing very interesting thinking. We're lucky to have him involved, and with luck, I look forward to voting with Helios in the next

Re: Endorsement for Joachim Norieko

2006-11-28 Thread Luis Villa
On 11/28/06, Jeff Waugh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: quote who=Shaun McCance I also want to throw in a strong endorsement for Joachim. I'm a little concerned -- based on Joachim's answers and commments on this list -- that there would be some difficult philosophical gaps for the Board to

Re: Women in GNOME (Was: Code Of Conduct)

2006-06-01 Thread Luis Villa
On 6/1/06, Murray Cumming [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anne wrote: [snip] I do not say this to start a new long debat in this tread. But it has become obvious that the 1% participation of women in FLOSS is embarrassing and we need to have a look at why this is the case and make some cultural

Re: Women in GNOME (Was: Code Of Conduct)

2006-06-01 Thread Luis Villa
On 6/1/06, Luis Villa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 6/1/06, Anne Østergaard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: tor, 01 06 2006 kl. 09:05 -0400, skrev Luis Villa: On 6/1/06, Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Luis Villa wrote: Such a plan should be written by someone who has actually

Re: Code Of Conduct

2006-06-01 Thread Luis Villa
On 6/1/06, Telsa Gwynne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ar Tue, May 30, 2006 at 01:04:43PM +0200, ysgrifennodd Murray Cumming: I don't think we need a whole organisation to police it. At the least, it should just be how we expect people to behave on mailing lists and IRC and it could be up to the

Re: Code Of Conduct

2006-05-30 Thread Luis Villa
I would hate to see us resort to written, legalistic rules (which encourage gaming and letter-of-law over spirit-of-law) when a strong culture should suffice, particularly at our size. What it feels like such a thing advertises is 'we're so weak we need rules where common sense and politeness

Re: Notes from the Desktop Architects Meeting

2006-05-16 Thread Luis Villa
On 5/16/06, Glynn Foster [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: + Portland project - general feeling of nearly everyone was that it's sad that GNOME is not involved in this effort - would be nice to get someone to at least look at the project and provide feedback - Waldo and some KDE

Re: Boilerplate copyright agreement for commercial exploitation

2006-05-15 Thread Luis Villa
On 5/15/06, Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Selon Alan Cox [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Sul, 2006-05-14 at 19:52 +0200, Dave Neary wrote: Since lawyers talk .doc, and use revision control to track changes to the documents, that's what we ge too. Disappointing. I hope the foundation will

Re: Minutes of the Board meeting, 2006/Mar/01

2006-04-17 Thread Luis Villa
On 4/17/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 17 Apr 2006, Federico Mena Quintero wrote: * Luis to help marketing-list prepare a press release for the GNOME/W3C SVG anouncement (NOT DONE) Not sure if I should just wait for the press release, but what's this? Heh. I took

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