Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-04 Thread Tristan Van Berkom via foundation-list
Hi Max, On Tue, 2019-06-04 at 08:42 +0800, Max via foundation-list wrote: > Hi all, > > Thanks for running for the board. > > Thanks everyone who want take times to make GNOME better. > Just a simple question about Minutes of the board meeting. > > Data and information might be different. >

Re: Question to candidates: eco-friendliness

2019-06-04 Thread Tristan Van Berkom via foundation-list
Hi Philip, On Mon, 2019-06-03 at 18:10 +0100, Philip Withnall wrote: > Hi all, > > Thanks for running for the board! > > What steps do you think the Foundation could take to reduce its > environmental impact, and the environmental impact of the project as a > whole? > Thanks for raising this

Board of Directors Elections 2019 - Candidacy - Tristan Van Berkom

2019-06-02 Thread Tristan Van Berkom via foundation-list
Name: Tristan Van Berkom E-Mail: t...@gnome.org Corporate affiliation: Codethink IRC: tristan Dear foundation, I would like to announce my candidacy for the GNOME Foundation board of directors in this election. I have been a GNOME contributor for well over 15 years now in the capacity

Re: Highlight individual project fundraisings

2017-09-30 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Fri, 2017-09-29 at 11:51 +0200, Sébastien Wilmet wrote: > Hi, > > There are a number of GNOME or GNOME-related project fundraisings: > > For GIMP: > https://www.gimp.org/donating/ > https://www.patreon.com/pippin > http://film.zemarmot.net/en/ > > PulseAudio:

Re: foundation application..

2015-02-23 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Mon, 2015-02-23 at 21:15 +, Magdalen Berns wrote: [...] Further to that, on looking at some of the recent membership data gathered so far with specific regard to the interns, I have to say, it does seem like a few interns have been significantly undervaluing their own contributions by

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

2014-09-17 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
Changing topic as this thread has branched in many directions (as others later in this thread pointed out). On Wed, 2014-09-17 at 15:16 +0200, Bastien Nocera wrote: On Wed, 2014-09-17 at 13:58 +0200, Sébastien Wilmet wrote: On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 09:51:15AM +0100, Ekaterina Gerasimova wrote:

Re: Proposal: DNS change irc.gnome.org becomes A record and irc.gimpnet.org starts getting phased out.

2013-05-11 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Sat, May 11, 2013 at 5:47 AM, Michael Hill mdhil...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 2:50 PM, Tristan Van Berkom t...@gnome.org wrote: People have common sense, they know that since we are at the zoo, there actually are monkeys to go see. Tristan, your analogy should have been

Re: Proposal: DNS change irc.gnome.org becomes A record and irc.gimpnet.org starts getting phased out.

2013-05-10 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Sat, May 11, 2013 at 12:24 AM, Sumana Harihareswara suma...@panix.com wrote: On 05/10/2013 10:17 AM, Rui Tiago Cação Matos wrote: Seriously, can everyone relax and not take every little detail so seriously? I'm all for advertising irc.gnome.org in our websites etc. But there's really no

Re: Proposal: DNS change irc.gnome.org becomes A record and irc.gimpnet.org starts getting phased out.

2013-05-10 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Sat, May 11, 2013 at 2:07 AM, Liam R E Quin l...@holoweb.net wrote: On Sat, 2013-05-11 at 01:27 +0900, Tristan Van Berkom wrote: Would you like to join a community where everything you say is under strict scrutiny ? where you cannot freely express yourself in your blog without being really

Re: Proposal: DNS change irc.gnome.org becomes A record and irc.gimpnet.org starts getting phased out.

2013-05-10 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Sat, May 11, 2013 at 2:47 AM, Hashem Nasarat hnasa...@gmail.com wrote: On 05/10/2013 12:27 PM, Tristan Van Berkom wrote: On Sat, May 11, 2013 at 12:24 AM, Sumana Harihareswara suma...@panix.com wrote: On 05/10/2013 10:17 AM, Rui Tiago Cação Matos wrote: Seriously, can everyone relax

Re: Boston Summit 2013?

2013-04-30 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 2:21 AM, James purplei...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 11:38 AM, Karen Sandler ka...@gnome.org wrote: On Fri, April 26, 2013 4:51 am, Alberto Ruiz wrote: I'd love to visit Portland! However we might want to take into account that doing it in the west coast

Re: Feature proposal process?

2013-03-22 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 5:03 AM, Dave Neary dne...@free.fr wrote: Hi, According to the calendar, with the upcoming 3.8 release, we will soon be in feature proposal again. For what it's worth, Feature Proposals in the open doesn't really work as a concept. GNOME is comprised of hundreds of

Re: Looking for community managers or enthusiasts!

2012-11-14 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 4:08 AM, Sriram Ramkrishna s...@ramkrishna.me wrote: The wrong idea of course is that people think we're just removing features for no apparent reason even though for instance fallback mode was never guarantee. We need to correct those misconceptions. Are you saying

Re: A few observations about GIMPNET

2012-10-15 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 7:23 PM, Andrea Veri a...@gnome.org wrote: 2012/10/15 Bastien Nocera had...@hadess.net: On Sun, 2012-10-14 at 15:45 +0200, Andrea Veri wrote: I see many people have expressed their consensus in this, thus I'll defer the decision to the Board. Thanks to anyone sending a

Re: A few observations about GIMPNET

2012-10-15 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 8:08 PM, Andrea Veri a...@gnome.org wrote: 2012/10/15 Emmanuele Bassi eba...@gmail.com: hi; On 15 October 2012 11:32, Andrea Veri a...@gnome.org wrote: 2012/10/15 Emmanuele Bassi eba...@gmail.com: have we had any indication that being on irc.gnome.org is in any way,

Re: A few observations about GIMPNET

2012-10-15 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 8:55 PM, Andrea Veri a...@gnome.org wrote: 2012/10/15 Tristan Van Berkom t...@gnome.org: Again, how do you expect to achieve this hypothetical migration ? You will post a memo and people will just happily follow the foundation's decree ? I think you've misunderstood

Re: A few observations about GIMPNET

2012-10-15 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 11:21 AM, Sriram Ramkrishna s...@ramkrishna.me wrote: On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 4:54 AM, Sebastian Keller sebastian-kel...@gmx.de wrote: I have seen people on #gnome on freenode asking for the official channels of gnome components, but those were very very few and

Re: A few observations about GIMPNET

2012-10-14 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 11:08 PM, Andre Klapper ak...@gmx.net wrote: On Fri, 2012-10-05 at 14:25 -0400, Liam R E Quin wrote: On Fri, 2012-10-05 at 09:21 -0400, Allan Day wrote: It would be great to be able to run something like Bip [1] for GNOME IRC. Note, it's of course NOT OK to publish

Re: Tee-Shirt Contest Countries Eligibility

2010-11-17 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 2:48 AM, Baptiste Mille-Mathias baptiste.millemath...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, I've seen the foundation will organize a contest to design a tee-shirt for the GNOME 3 release [1], and while reading the terms of the rules [2], I found the first part of paragraph 4

Re: GNOME: lack of strategic roadmap

2010-02-28 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 11:08 AM, Lefty (石鏡 ) le...@shugendo.org wrote: [...] I'm surprised that a suggestion that a specific site be singled out by GNOME for extra-special treatment, including warning messages, based on what amounts to unsourced gossip, is being treated with even a moment's

Re: GNOME: lack of strategic roadmap

2010-02-25 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
2010/2/25 Stormy Peters stormy.pet...@gmail.com: On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 11:53 AM, Juanjo Marin juanjomari...@yahoo.es wrote: This thread is about how can we set a strategic roadmap. It is more about innovation vs stability. We are doing pretty well on the stability side with our

Re: New GNOME Foundation Members

2010-02-12 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 7:54 AM, Vincent Untz vu...@gnome.org wrote: Le vendredi 12 février 2010, à 13:43 +0100, Philip Van Hoof a écrit : On Fri, 2010-02-12 at 13:37 +0100, Pascal Terjan wrote: I'm for suggesting it in the welcome email, not for enforcing it The problem is that without any

Re: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership

2009-11-25 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 4:15 PM, Philip Van Hoof pvanh...@gnome.org wrote: On Wed, 2009-11-25 at 12:13 -0600, Jason D. Clinton wrote: On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 11:20 AM, Philip Van Hoof pvanh...@gnome.org wrote:         I (fully) agree with John here.         The lawyer-talk proposal of Jason

Re: What do you think of the foundation?

2009-05-31 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Philip Van Hoof pvanh...@gnome.org wrote: [...] We are trying to fix a non-existing problem. I dont know about the rest of you but for me this is a touchy emotional subject, its really painful, and we all did go through it before, it died with this Code of

Re: What do you think of the foundation?

2009-05-30 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
2009/5/30 Stormy Peters stormy.pet...@gmail.com: So my freedom of speech comment was not well written. I do think anyone has the right to say what they want, but if they want to be heard they have to think about their tone. (I was trying to explain why someone might want to moderate their

Re: What do you think of the foundation?

2009-05-29 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
2009/5/29 Stormy Peters stormy.pet...@gmail.com: So I'm hearing Dave say we need more policing and Philip saying everything is ok. What do others think? Well, if anyone wants some perspective, its not like we havent been through all this before:

Re: Software relicensing, how is it done ?

2008-11-04 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 5:13 PM, Hubert Figuiere [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] Seriously, that even more reason for hoping the relicensing of libgladeui as LGPL does not happen. Basically, what you are proposing, is that Glade be licensed in a way that it would favor fragmenting GNOME while

Re: Software relicensing, how is it done ?

2008-11-03 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 7:37 AM, Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Linus decided that Bitkeeper was fine for his needs, and started using it and publishing his repository in a public Bitkeeper repository. Bitkeeper guy (Larry McVoy) gave free copies of the client to free software developers.

Re: Software relicensing, how is it done ?

2008-11-02 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
(apperently my other email just now missed the list due to mailing from my ordinary email address, here it is...) Hi Guys, Theres obviously been some scrutiny concerning our decision to finally relicense Glade or primarily, libgladeui - so I will try to do my best to address your concerns and

Re: Software relicensing, how is it done ?

2008-10-31 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 11:55 PM, Richard M. Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Why do you want to relicense Glade under the GNU Lesser GPL? The current license, the GNU GPL, seems more appropriate since it prevents the release of non-free extensions of Glade. Hi, Basically, the glade core

Re: Software relicensing, how is it done ?

2008-10-31 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 3:30 PM, Richard M. Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] As free software developers we naturally feel good to see our own programs in wider use. But what is really important is for free software to replace proprietary software. We can achieve more for freedom if

Software relicensing, how is it done ?

2008-10-29 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
Hi, We've been talking about relicensing Glade 3 under LGPL for a few years now (other primary contributors and myself), and I'm about to try and bite the bullet and take the plunge. I have a vague idea about what things must be done and steps that must be taken for this to happen, i.e.

Re: Software relicensing, how is it done ?

2008-10-29 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 3:19 PM, Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] You need to: 1. Make a list of each author of Glade 2. Contact each of them, requesting permission to relicence Glade 3a. When all of them have sent you a written note (email is OK) then you can go ahead. 3b. If you

Re: bounties?

2007-11-08 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Nov 8, 2007 12:07 PM, Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Posting 'a beer at next Guadec for whoever fixes bug #7' is informal enough that I think we avoid the main issue which is the alienation of volunteers, however, it doesn't really address the big issue which is how

Re: bounties?

2007-11-08 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Nov 6, 2007 7:26 PM, Quim Gil [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 11/6/07, Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I guess it's no surprise that money and free/open software have a delicate relationship... I have been putting it in this way: The connection between free software

Re: Can we improve things?

2007-09-12 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Wed, 2007-09-12 at 17:56 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote: [...] Planet GNOME without a strong editorial control would probably suck. Just like maintainers vouch and check patches in each of their modules, we need to have some control on blogs getting added to planet. And that's Jeff's module...

Re: Distribution branding of GNOME

2007-04-09 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Fri, 2005-03-11 at 21:45 -0600, Federico Mena Quintero wrote: [...] In either of the cases above, we have to make Gnome so good, so compelling, that people wouldn't want to use anything else. In the first case they would say, not powered by Gnome? I'm not using it, then. In the second

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

2007-03-22 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Fri, 2007-03-23 at 01:35 +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote: quote who=Hubert Figuiere That said if there is any proposal for Canada (Montreal is IMHO a better choice than Ottawa), count me in :-) Where necessary, and in this case I think it is, we should be very clear about GNOME's

Re: Minutes of SoC meeting

2007-03-12 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
On Thu, 2007-03-08 at 12:18 -0600, Shaun McCance wrote: I saved logs of both the meetings. http://www.gnome.org/~shaunm/070227-soc.txt http://www.gnome.org/~shaunm/070306-soc.txt Embarrassing as it sounds, I have to admit that when I volunteered to be on the selection committee I was under

Re: GNOME and the free software movement

2006-11-26 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
Joachim Noreiko wrote: for the advance of computer users' freedom. What freedoms exactly? The computer users I know can't code. What are they going to with the source code they have the freedom to modify? And free as in beer makes no difference to them: they either got their Windows XP

Re: Code of Conduct final draft?

2006-08-02 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
Andreas J. Guelzow wrote: On Wed, 2006-02-08 at 20:11 +0200, Anne Østergaard wrote: I think that we have most people with us now How do you know? _I_ may think that most people who are opposed to this additional legislation do not dare to speak up anymore. Keeping in mind that this is

Re: Code of Conduct final draft?

2006-08-02 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
Jeff Waugh wrote: [...] As an aside, it was never intended to be legislation or rules, and every time it's painted as such, it says more about the poster's attitude than the CoC's intent (not that you have done so in this mail, but others have done so recently on the list). Very interesting

Re: Code of Conduct final draft?

2006-08-02 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
Andreas J. Guelzow wrote: On Thu, 2006-03-08 at 00:22 +0100, Bill Haneman wrote: I think the second term in your Princeton Wordnet citation is the one we are aiming for: e.g. principles. One can have principles without rules. Principles are rules. Check Worldnet for principle if you

Re: Code of Conduct final draft?

2006-08-01 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
Telsa Gwynne wrote: Ar Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 11:57:10AM +0200, ysgrifennodd Philip Van Hoof: On Tue, 2006-08-01 at 11:38 +0200, Murray Cumming wrote: The idea is to state what we consider acceptable behaviour, in order to advertize to newcomers what they can expect when getting involved in

Re: Code Of Conduct

2006-05-31 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
I think one of the things I like most about GNOME, is its anarchistic democratic nature, this is a true example of how people get along in real life, if alot of good-natured people with productive intents gather together and form a society, GNOME is an example of how things would work out.

Re: Code Of Conduct

2006-05-31 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
Richard Stallman wrote: So I would definitely agree that given an idea of contributing (code), women will easily ask who will pay for it where men might not. Maybe they consider open source more as working than as a hobby or a way social networking or even as a way to educate

Re: Code Of Conduct

2006-05-30 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
Baris Cicek wrote: I wanted to put my 2 cents on this women involvement issue. Me too :) Actually women in proprietary software market have a good motivation like earning money from what they do. But in free software world, they hardly have this motivation, and most of time it's volunteer

Re: GNOME strongly supports open standards including OpenDocument Format

2005-12-16 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
Andrew Sobala wrote: [...] Is it? What are we actually talking about? The original referenced e-mail (http://mail.gnome.org/archives/foundation-list/2005-November/msg00177.html) is a technical opinion on how to make open standards as useful as possible in providing

Re: Reducing the board size

2005-10-26 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
Hi all; I'll put a word in, I've been thoroughly reading these threads on foundation-list and have to admit that voting on this weighs on me as a heavy responsability, that being said I will try to do my best. While for the most part I've had to agree with Anne where she says: Reducing

Re: Reducing the board size

2005-10-26 Thread Tristan Van Berkom
Jeff Waugh wrote: I think that we need energetic people who are really up to the task of innovating the future of GNOME; That is not what the board - or even the foundation - is for! Innovating the future of GNOME is a *COMMUNITY* responsibility, not an organisational one. My fear is