Re: Welcome to Didier Roche, new Board member!

2018-01-31 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mardi 30 janvier 2018, à 12:01 -0800, Nuritzi Sanchez a écrit : > Welcome Didier, and thank you for accepting this position! We look forward > to working together in the months ahead. That's great news, Didier will be doing an amazing job on the board! Vincent -- Les gens heureux ne sont

Re: This week in Gnome?

2016-05-19 Thread Vincent Untz
Le jeudi 19 mai 2016, à 19:46 +, Luis Villa a écrit : > 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

Re: Minutes of the Board Meeting of April 22nd, 2014

2014-05-10 Thread Vincent Untz
Le vendredi 09 mai 2014, à 18:09 +0100, Emmanuele Bassi a écrit : * extending the term of the next board's term * hand over at GUADEC * up to 4 board meetings (June and July) overlap between the old and new board Doesn't the new board officially start on July 1st? That'd leave one or

Re: Technical and legal aspects of pitivi's crowdfunding campaign.

2013-12-16 Thread Vincent Untz
Le lundi 16 décembre 2013, à 16:38 +0100, Mathieu Duponchelle a écrit : One quick question: On our side, there are two options we could go for, with different charges and laws associated : 1) We can create a non-profit association. 2) We can create a regular Limited Liability Company

Re: Technical and legal aspects of pitivi's crowdfunding campaign.

2013-12-15 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le vendredi 13 décembre 2013, à 19:37 +0100, Mathieu Duponchelle a écrit : Hi everyone ! Following a discussion with Karen Sandler and other members of the gnome engagement team in the #engagement channel on gimpnet, it was decided that a mail to that list would be necessary, to expose

Re: Minutes of the Board meeting of October 29th, 2013

2013-11-29 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi Karen, Le mardi 26 novembre 2013, à 00:47 -0500, Karen Sandler a écrit : As a lawyer I want to point out that the main thing about our trademark is to make sure that users (under the law: consumers) aren't confused about what comes from GNOME and what doesn't. This is extremely helpful when

Re: Minutes of the Board meeting of October 29th, 2013

2013-11-22 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le jeudi 21 novembre 2013, à 12:17 +, Allan Day a écrit : Vincent Untz vu...@gnome.org wrote: Do we have examples of the guidelines hurting us? I can think of groups simply choosing to not use the GNOME logo anymore because they're afraid of not respecting the guidelines. I'd

Re: Minutes of the Board meeting of October 29th, 2013

2013-11-17 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le dimanche 10 novembre 2013, à 13:43 +, Emmanuele Bassi a écrit : * Non-profit contract with Wau Holland Stiftung * Coming to a close * Needs review on board-list Just for the benefit of others who might be lacking the context (I had to look at previous minutes): Wau Holland

Re: Question to GNOME Foundation Board candidates

2013-05-20 Thread Vincent Untz
Le lundi 20 mai 2013, à 22:39 +0800, Max a écrit : Hello Fabiana I am not the board member, but I just think about your suggestion. Maybe we could have a blog which all board members co-write for that blog. And for everything board did with the article, we cloud give it a tag, for example

Re: New service: Jabber.gnome.org

2013-04-30 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le lundi 29 avril 2013, à 13:21 +0200, Andrea Veri a écrit : Hello Foundation members, the new Jabber istance I promised I while back is ready to go. Some details about it: Thanks for your work on this! 1. Which software are we using? We're currently using Prosody [1]. 2. How

Re: New service: Jabber.gnome.org

2013-04-30 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mardi 30 avril 2013, à 12:03 +0200, Andrea Veri a écrit : I did successfully export Daniel's roster and mailed it to him. Did the same for you, that's all I can see on the database for the entry 'vuntz'. As a side note if any old member had an huge number of registered contacts, I can try

Re: Are membership renewals generally discussed publicly on the list? (was Re: Setting moderation bit for members who consistently hijack topics)

2013-01-10 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le jeudi 10 janvier 2013, à 12:36 -0500, Bradley M. Kuhn a écrit : Is it standard procedure for credentials of Foundation members to be discussed on-list like this -- particularly for existing members in good standing? For example, I don't recall my own membership being discussed herein

Re: Agenda for the board meeting of November 20th, 2012

2012-11-21 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mercredi 21 novembre 2012, à 16:57 -0500, Shaun McCance a écrit : On Wed, 2012-11-21 at 08:16 +0100, Vincent Untz wrote: Le mercredi 21 novembre 2012, à 02:03 +0100, Tobias Mueller a écrit : On 20.11.2012 15:59, Vincent Untz wrote: For the record, in the past, what we did instead

Re: Agenda for the board meeting of November 20th, 2012

2012-11-20 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mardi 20 novembre 2012, à 14:44 +, Emmanuele Bassi a écrit : * Joining the W3C * Accessibility team have discussed the possibility of GNOME joining the W3C in order to have a stake in the emerging standards. For the record, in the past, what we did instead of formally joining the W3C

Re: Agenda for the board meeting of November 20th, 2012

2012-11-20 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mercredi 21 novembre 2012, à 02:03 +0100, Tobias Mueller a écrit : Bonjour Vincent :-) Thanks a lot for your valuable input! On 20.11.2012 15:59, Vincent Untz wrote: For the record, in the past, what we did instead of formally joining the W3C is have some people from our community

Re: Looking for community managers or enthusiasts!

2012-11-15 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi Tristan, Le jeudi 15 novembre 2012, à 16:56 +0900, Tristan Van Berkom a écrit : 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

Re: Minutes for the Board Meeting of July 13, 2012

2012-08-26 Thread Vincent Untz
Le vendredi 24 août 2012, à 20:07 +0200, Tobias Mueller a écrit : Hello :) On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 05:19:00PM +0100, Emmanuele Bassi wrote: On 24 August 2012 16:09, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org wrote: Actually, even more useful would be notice of the agenda for board meetings to

Re: Minutes for the Board Meeting of July 24, 2012

2012-08-24 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le vendredi 24 août 2012, à 16:03 +0100, Emmanuele Bassi a écrit : * Bylaws * Status of the bylaws * Lots of updates: typo fixes, updates after the referenda (2004, 2007) * Send the diff to foundation-list before GUADEC starts I don't think this was done. Can the diff get sent?

Re: US Members

2012-08-04 Thread Vincent Untz
Le vendredi 03 août 2012, à 14:05 -0700, Luis Villa a écrit : Didn't we have a map of member locations at some point? Or was that just p.g.o blogs? https://live.gnome.org/GnomeWorldWide Not sure if the map is still being automatically updated, though. Vincent -- Les gens heureux ne sont pas

Suggestions for format of AGM next year

2012-07-31 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi all, I thought a bit about the AGM we had a few days ago, and I'd like to suggest we find a different format for next year. Here's a list of issues with the current format, from what I saw this year: - it was a bit too long. A small break might have helped. - the discussion about changing

Re: AGM Meeting: Proposal (on p.g.o)

2012-07-29 Thread Vincent Untz
Le dimanche 29 juillet 2012, à 11:23 +0200, Bastien Nocera a écrit : I was of the opinion that Alberto (the p.g.o editor) should be working with the marketing team to make sure that blogs relevant to following the development of GNOME get added to p.g.o. That would mean yes to commit-digest

Re: Database's machine DOWN

2012-06-04 Thread Vincent Untz
Le dimanche 03 juin 2012, à 21:19 +0200, Olav Vitters a écrit : On Sun, Jun 03, 2012 at 06:02:38PM +0200, Andrea Veri wrote: we applied today a few updates on our main Mysql host (drawable) and a faulty reboot prevents the machine to get up again. We've contacted the Red Hat IT already

Re: Conference about Gnome in my french school

2012-04-04 Thread Vincent Untz
Salut, Le mardi 03 avril 2012, à 22:02 +0200, Albin a écrit : Dear Sirs, Before everything else, I will introduce myself. I am actually a french student. I am studying for my engineer degree in computer sciences. My school teaches us a lot of different contents during the formation.

Re: GNOME.Asia 2012 Official Announcement

2012-02-21 Thread Vincent Untz
Richard, Le mardi 21 février 2012, à 07:10 -0500, Richard Stallman a écrit : There are several countries in Asia which require their visitors to give fingerprints. These include South Korea, Japan, and Malaysia. Indonesia may be starting to do this too. I hope we will avoid those

Re: The GNOME Foundation has a new home

2012-02-16 Thread Vincent Untz
Le vendredi 17 février 2012, à 00:15 +0100, Andrea Veri a écrit : The new Foundation's website can be reached at the following link: http://www.gnome.org/foundation That's great news! The old website was starting to feel really outdated ;-) Cheers, Vincent -- Les gens heureux ne sont pas

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - November 29, 2011

2012-01-24 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mardi 24 janvier 2012, à 17:38 +, Emmanuele Bassi a écrit : Wiki: https://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/2029 Thanks for the minutes! Note that the wiki version still has some ACL and is not readable (same for the minutes for the three other meetings). Could you fix it?

Re: Boston Summit logistics (was Re: Desktop Summit Planning)

2011-12-16 Thread Vincent Untz
Richard, Le vendredi 16 décembre 2011, à 10:39 -0500, Richard Stallman a écrit : Thanks so much for offering to look into this, Richard! I hear that the Stata Center was a better location in the past than the Economics Building if we have the choice... When it was in the Stata

Re: proposal to change GNOME's trademark guidelines

2011-07-28 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mercredi 27 juillet 2011, à 20:13 -0400, Karen Sandler a écrit : This requirement is waived in all contexts where such marks are not normally included, such as email, online discussion, package names, non-graphical advertisements (when permitted), and academic papers. We encourage the

Re: GNOME booth at LinuxTag 2011 - openSuSE DVDs

2011-05-23 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le lundi 16 mai 2011, à 17:58 +0200, Tobias Mueller a écrit : Also many thanks to openSuSE for their Live DVDs. They were highly appreciated and we could use them very efficiently to attract people and start conversations. If you happen to want a box of DVDs, contact me or Vincent. We'll

Re: Candidacy: Lionel Dricot

2011-05-23 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le lundi 23 mai 2011, à 15:55 +0100, Martyn Russell a écrit : On 23/05/11 15:08, Dodji Seketeli wrote: Martyn Russellmar...@lanedo.com a écrit: That's always needed too of course, but when you have potential customers asking who can provide support for projects X, Y and Z, do you

Re: Candidacy: Lionel Dricot

2011-05-22 Thread Vincent Untz
Le dimanche 22 mai 2011, à 23:45 +0200, Lionel Dricot a écrit : It would have been easy to criticize, to say loudly that the board should improve the situation without moving a single finger. But I think that, if you want something to happen, you have to make it yourself. I think that the

Re: Candidacy: Lionel Dricot

2011-05-22 Thread Vincent Untz
Le lundi 23 mai 2011, à 00:14 +0200, Vincent Untz a écrit : Le dimanche 22 mai 2011, à 23:45 +0200, Lionel Dricot a écrit : It would have been easy to criticize, to say loudly that the board should improve the situation without moving a single finger. But I think that, if you want something

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - March 29th, 2011

2011-04-26 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mardi 26 avril 2011, à 08:11 +0100, Martyn Russell a écrit : I get the feeling there isn't much interest in this? You should take silence as people should feel free to go ahead and do it instead of as a sign of no interest, imho :-) Vincent -- Les gens heureux ne sont pas pressés.

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - March 29th, 2011

2011-04-26 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mardi 26 avril 2011, à 10:52 +0100, Martyn Russell a écrit : On 26/04/11 08:34, Vincent Untz wrote: Le mardi 26 avril 2011, à 08:11 +0100, Martyn Russell a écrit : I get the feeling there isn't much interest in this? You should take silence as people should feel free to go ahead and do

Re: Stock trademark licensing agreements?

2011-03-16 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mercredi 16 mars 2011, à 16:06 +0100, Dave Neary a écrit : [...] This was the idea behind the GNOME user group agreement. Has anyone else done anything similar? Did it help the community feel more control over the project brand? openSUSE has trademark guidelines:

Re: Website content licensing

2011-03-14 Thread Vincent Untz
Le lundi 14 mars 2011, à 09:43 +, Allan Day a écrit : The GNOME project is the copyright holder. Does this mean it is straightforward to make the switch in these two instances? Do we require a formal OK from the foundation? I think you're referring to the footer on the web page? I believe

Re: Dropping TM when using GNOME Brand?

2011-03-02 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mercredi 02 mars 2011, à 09:09 -0600, Brian Cameron a écrit : 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

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - February 15th, 2011

2011-03-01 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Thanks for the minutes! It's good to see we're using money for great stuff. Just one question: Le mardi 01 mars 2011, à 14:11 -0600, Brian Cameron a écrit : * Dave Neary's Advisory board request o ACTION: Paul to send email to the Advisory Board to request for

Dropping TM when using GNOME Brand?

2011-02-28 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, 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: Finance-related documents on two pages

2011-02-24 Thread Vincent Untz
? I'd think having all this on our website instead of the wiki would be better, but I do understand it's much easier to update the wiki... Vincent On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 5:46 AM, Vincent Untz vu...@gnome.org wrote: I was looking around for the budget and I see that we have two pages for finane

Finance-related documents on two pages

2011-02-22 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, I was looking around for the budget and I see that we have two pages for finane-related documents: http://foundation.gnome.org/finance/ http://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/FinancialStatus Should we merge them somehow? Want help for that? Cheers, Vincent -- Les gens heureux ne sont

Re: SFC, GNOME Foundation (WAS Re: Meeting Minutes Published - February 1st, 2011)

2011-02-18 Thread Vincent Untz
Le vendredi 18 février 2011, à 10:24 -0700, Stormy Peters a écrit : I think we should be willing to do for GNOME projects what the SFC does for their projects. Big +1. That's one of the goals of the Foundation, imho; and as Stormy points out, we already do that for some projects. Vincent --

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

2011-01-22 Thread Vincent Untz
Le vendredi 21 janvier 2011, à 23:41 +0800, Frederic Muller a écrit : So Hackfest registration is happening here: http://live.gnome.org/Hackfests/GNOME.Asia2011 , call for papers for the conference is here http://live.gnome.org/GnomeAsia/CallForPaper and conference registration will be opening

GNOME Policy on Copyright Assignment

2010-08-13 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Several months ago, the Release Team contacted the GNOME Foundation to know what should be done if a module proposed for inclusion in GNOME requires a copyright assignment. There was no policy for this at that time, so the Board discussed the topic with the Advisory Board and asked Bradley

GNOME Speaker Guidelines

2010-06-24 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Several months ago, people raised the issues of some inappropriate comments made during various talks. The board worked on resolving those issues, and then proposed the creation of guidelines to have better ways to limit such inappropriate comments, as well as to answer similar issues that

Re: Ensuring GNOME 3 is a Success

2010-06-24 Thread Vincent Untz
Le jeudi 24 juin 2010, à 06:19 -0700, Sandy Armstrong a écrit : On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 10:30 PM, Brian Cameron brian.came...@oracle.com wrote: 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

Re: GNOME Foundation Board Elections Spring 2010 - Preliminary Results

2010-06-15 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le mercredi 16 juin 2010, à 01:57 +0200, Tobias Mueller a écrit : Candidates in order of (first) votes received, with affiliations: May I suggest that, in the future, you don't put this list in the announcement since it's different from the results? It was a bit confusing at first (for me,

Re: Voting with nonfree software???

2010-06-14 Thread Vincent Untz
Le lundi 14 juin 2010, à 09:43 +0100, Dave Neary a écrit : Hi, Tobias Mueller wrote: I looked at the page source; the code is nontrivial, so the issue is nontrivial too. Would you please put a free software license on that Javascript code today? I will try again to vote tomorrow and

Re: Voting with nonfree software???

2010-06-14 Thread Vincent Untz
Le lundi 14 juin 2010, à 18:16 -0400, Richard Stallman a écrit : Oh, so that's based on the code that I wrote a few years ago? If that's the case, let's say it's GPLv2+ too :-) Can we use GPLv3+? That would set a good example for developers of other programs. I usually release my

Re: Some notes on GNOME Shell

2010-06-03 Thread Vincent Untz
Le jeudi 03 juin 2010, à 01:13 -0400, Sergey Panov a écrit : On Wed, 2010-06-02 at 20:45 -0700, Sandy Armstrong wrote: On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 4:23 PM, Sergey Panov si...@sipan.org wrote: I sense a suspicion from the outsiders (not RedHat employees) that project is not just manned by the

Re: Some notes on GNOME Shell

2010-06-03 Thread Vincent Untz
Le jeudi 03 juin 2010, à 11:54 +0200, Seif Lotfy a écrit : On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 11:47 AM, Vincent Untz vu...@gnome.org wrote: And don't get me wrong -- I happen to disagree with some stuff they're doing from time to time. But it doesn't mean I should stop trusting them. But would't you

A few questions for the candidates

2010-06-01 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, I originally wanted to have some questions included in the list of questions sent by the membership committee, but I feel like waiting for Friday while the voting period is already opened is waiting a long time and I'm not being patient here :-) I apologize because some of those questions

Re: GNOME Board of Directors Foundation Elections Spring 2010 - The candidates

2010-05-26 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mercredi 26 mai 2010, à 15:13 +0200, Olav Vitters a écrit : Probably said somewhere, but how many people will be in the board? 7? Yes, no change, still 7. Vincent -- Les gens heureux ne sont pas pressés. ___ foundation-list mailing list

Deadline to announce candidacies is tonight UTC (was Re: Announcing GNOME Board of Directors Foundation Elections Spring 2010)

2010-05-23 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le mardi 04 mai 2010, à 00:45 +0100, Tobias Mueller a écrit : CANDIDACY = If you want to run for one of the seven places in the Board of Directors, send an email to foundation-annou...@gnome.org and electi...@gnome.org with your full name, e-mail, corporate affiliation (if

Re: Starting the process for this year's Boston Summit

2010-05-21 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le mercredi 19 mai 2010, à 10:25 -0400, John Palmieri a écrit : The reasons for piggybacking the Plumbers conference is that a number of our fellow GNOMies will already be in Boston and we might get a few stragglers from other parts of the Linux stack to stop by and offer their

Call for hosts for Akademy/GUADEC 2011: deadline extended

2010-05-19 Thread Vincent Untz
The KDE and GNOME communities are looking for a host for the Desktop Summit 2011, the prime free desktop software event in 2011. The Desktop Summit is the joining of the annual conferences of KDE and GNOME, following up on the success of the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit. To give potential hosts

Foundation IRC Meeting on Saturday, April 24th

2010-04-20 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, The next IRC meeting of the Foundation will be held next Saturday. Or Friday, depending on where you live :-) (As a reminder, we decided to rotate the meeting time every month) When: Saturday, April 24th, from 00:00 to 01:00 UTC Where: irc.gnome.org, #foundation This is the

Re: Foundation IRC Meeting on Saturday, April 24th

2010-04-20 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mercredi 21 avril 2010, à 07:11 +0200, Vincent Untz a écrit : Hi, The next IRC meeting of the Foundation will be held next Saturday. Or Friday, depending on where you live :-) (As a reminder, we decided to rotate the meeting time every month) When: Saturday, April 24th, from 00

Re: A $60/year Frinedship option for students

2010-04-01 Thread Vincent Untz
Le jeudi 01 avril 2010, à 11:54 +0300, Osama KM a écrit : Hello, As GNOME Foundation is trying to increase the individual donations, I think it's important to add an option for students who wants to support GNOME financially, an option similar to FSF's $60/year. Many GNOME users are

Re: Foundation IRC Meeting on Saturday, March 27th

2010-03-27 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mercredi 24 mars 2010, à 05:00 +0100, Vincent Untz a écrit : Hi, As discussed during the last IRC meeting of the Foundation, we're going to hold another IRC meeting next Saturday: When: Saturday, March 27th, from 16:00 to 17:00 UTC Where: irc.gnome.org, #foundation

Re: Foundation IRC Meeting on Saturday, March 27th

2010-03-27 Thread Vincent Untz
Le samedi 27 mars 2010, à 15:18 +, Bastien Nocera a écrit : On Sat, 2010-03-27 at 16:02 +0100, Vincent Untz wrote: Le mercredi 24 mars 2010, à 05:00 +0100, Vincent Untz a écrit : Hi, As discussed during the last IRC meeting of the Foundation, we're going to hold another IRC

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - March 18, 2010

2010-03-25 Thread Vincent Untz
Le jeudi 25 mars 2010, à 15:56 -0500, Brian Cameron a écrit : * Code of Conduct and the Speaker Guidelines o The board decided to vote to approve the proposed Code of Conduct and Speaker Guidelines at the next board meeting, and to require new Foundation

Re: release-announce-list?

2010-03-23 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le mardi 23 mars 2010, à 14:49 -0400, Behdad Esfahbod a écrit : Hi, I want to suggest creating a release-announce-list and use that for new package release announcements instead of gnome-announce-list. That would significantly reduce the noise on gnome-announce-list for people who are

Call for hosts for Akademy/GUADEC 2011

2010-03-16 Thread Vincent Untz
The KDE and GNOME communities are looking for a host for the Desktop Summit 2011, the combined annual conference featuring KDE's Akademy and GNOME's GUADEC events. Following up on the successful Gran Canaria Desktop Summit, the second edition of the combined event in 2011 will be the premier place

Re: Membership Committee meeting minutes

2010-03-14 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le samedi 13 mars 2010, à 15:51 +0100, Andrea Veri a écrit : hi, the GNOME Membership Committee had its first meeting exactly two days ago (on 11/03/2010) and here they come all the meeting's details: Thanks for sharing the minutes of this meeting! It's a good way to advertize your

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

2010-03-01 Thread Vincent Untz
Le lundi 01 mars 2010, à 11:02 -0800, Luis Villa a écrit : 2010/3/1 Stormy Peters sto...@gnome.org: GNOME Foundation IRC meeting. How did this go? I guess I spoke way too much ;-) The discussion was mostly about how to prepare a roadmap for GNOME, and how to communicate it. There's an IRC

Re: Foundation IRC Meeting on Saturday, February 27th

2010-02-27 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mardi 23 février 2010, à 14:01 +0100, Vincent Untz a écrit : Hi, As discussed during the last IRC meeting of the Foundation, we're going to hold another IRC meeting next Saturday: When: Saturday, February 27th, from 16:00 to 17:00 UTC Where: irc.gnome.org, #foundation

Re: FOSDEM Report

2010-02-27 Thread Vincent Untz
Le samedi 27 février 2010, à 16:29 +0200, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) a écrit : On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 4:23 PM, Vincent Untz vu...@gnome.org wrote:  + the beer event on Saturday evening was a good place to catch up with   GNOME friends. While that event is always awesome due to many GNOME

Foundation IRC Meeting on Saturday, February 27th

2010-02-23 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, As discussed during the last IRC meeting of the Foundation, we're going to hold another IRC meeting next Saturday: When: Saturday, February 27th, from 16:00 to 17:00 UTC Where: irc.gnome.org, #foundation We understand that this time might not suit everybody, but we tried to

FOSDEM Report

2010-02-23 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, The GNOME presence at FOSDEM this year was quite good, and I believe things went (surprisingly ;-)) smoothly: + we had a good booth, thanks to the event box, t-shirts, stickers, and most importantly thanks to the amazing volunteers. + the devroom went quite well, with a good attendance

Re: FOSDEM Report

2010-02-23 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mardi 23 février 2010, à 15:23 +0100, Vincent Untz a écrit : As a reminder: the original money for all this came from the Foundation (in 2008, if I'm not mistaken), and since this bootstrap step, we're able to sponsor the GNOME presence at FOSDEM with the money we get from t-shirts

Re: New GNOME Foundation Members

2010-02-12 Thread Vincent Untz
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 such enforcement, the rule is pointless and will lead to the current

Re: Survey: GUADEC and Akadamy co-location in 2011

2010-02-02 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mardi 02 février 2010, à 12:33 -0500, john palmieri a écrit : I would like to point out that the survey was pretty narrow. For instance I said do it but I have the same reservations I had when I voted to not do it for this years GUADEC. I want to see this happen right, which is to have us

Re: Survey: GUADEC and Akadamy co-location in 2011

2010-02-01 Thread Vincent Untz
Le samedi 23 janvier 2010, à 20:19 +0100, Vincent Untz a écrit : This new survey is quite short (only a few questions) and it shouldn't take more than 5 minutes to fill. So please take those 5 minutes and fill it. We'll close the survey next week, on next Friday (January 29th; I must admit I

Re: Survey: GUADEC and Akadamy co-location in 2011

2010-02-01 Thread Vincent Untz
Le lundi 01 février 2010, à 10:39 -0500, Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier a écrit : On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 10:18 AM, Vincent Untz vu...@gnome.org wrote: Is there anyone who would like to help create a useful summary of the results? I have some stats already, but if you let me do this alone, I'll

Re: Survey: GUADEC and Akadamy co-location in 2011

2010-02-01 Thread Vincent Untz
Le lundi 01 février 2010, à 17:11 +0100, Vincent Untz a écrit : Le lundi 01 février 2010, à 10:39 -0500, Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier a écrit : On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 10:18 AM, Vincent Untz vu...@gnome.org wrote: Is there anyone who would like to help create a useful summary of the results

Re: Foundation IRC meeting, January 30th

2010-01-31 Thread Vincent Untz
Le samedi 30 janvier 2010, à 21:43 -0800, Sandy Armstrong a écrit : On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 8:03 AM, Vincent Untz vu...@gnome.org wrote: Le jeudi 21 janvier 2010, à 13:02 -0500, Diego Escalante Urrelo a écrit : Hey everyone, looking forward for feedback and discussion of general issues

Re: Foundation IRC meeting, January 30th

2010-01-30 Thread Vincent Untz
Le jeudi 21 janvier 2010, à 13:02 -0500, Diego Escalante Urrelo a écrit : Hey everyone, looking forward for feedback and discussion of general issues, the Board would like to invite all GNOME Foundation members to a general purpose IRC meeting: When: Saturday, January 30th, 16:00

Re: Foundation IRC meeting, January 30th

2010-01-29 Thread Vincent Untz
Hey, Le jeudi 21 janvier 2010, à 13:02 -0500, Diego Escalante Urrelo a écrit : Hey everyone, looking forward for feedback and discussion of general issues, the Board would like to invite all GNOME Foundation members to a general purpose IRC meeting: When: Saturday, January 30th,

Survey: GUADEC and Akadamy co-location in 2011

2010-01-23 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Organization for GUADEC 2010 is well under way, with a great team doing an amazing job! This is why the Board can already start thinking about what will happen in 2011 :-) We'd like to send a call for bids in the next few months, but before doing so, we need to decide whether we want to

Re: Thanks, and a Brief Survey

2010-01-18 Thread Vincent Untz
Hey, Le dimanche 17 janvier 2010, à 15:56 -0500, john palmieri a écrit : On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 12:37 PM, Luis Villa l...@tieguy.org wrote: It has been pointed out that in fact it has been written down: http://live.gnome.org/ProjectPrerequisites Those are prerequisites for project that

Re: Thanks, and a Brief Survey

2010-01-18 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi Lefty, Le dimanche 17 janvier 2010, à 21:45 -0800, Lefty (石鏡 ) a écrit : On 1/17/10 9:30 PM, Jonathon Jongsma jonat...@quotidian.org wrote: As far as I an tell, there has been essentially no controversy whatsoever about any of this until you and Philip seemingly started trying to drum

Re: Thanks, and a Brief Survey

2010-01-15 Thread Vincent Untz
Le vendredi 15 janvier 2010, à 13:02 +0100, Philip Van Hoof a écrit : I also hope the foundation board will respect the results of these surveys. What do you mean? Vincent -- Les gens heureux ne sont pas pressés. ___ foundation-list mailing list

Re: Private Foundation-List Petition for referendum

2009-12-15 Thread Vincent Untz
Le lundi 14 décembre 2009, à 19:04 -0700, Stormy Peters a écrit : Also, maybe someone with list admin privileges could tell us roughly the number of subscribers and how many of them appear to be GNOME Foundation members. We have 574 subscribers on the mailing list. However, there are quite a

Re: Private Foundation-List Petition for referendum

2009-12-15 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mardi 15 décembre 2009, à 11:57 +0330, Behnam Esfahbod ZWNJ a écrit : Also, is a referendum really necessary to create a new members-only mailing list? Noting that becoming membership and participation is always optional. It's not necessary to hold a vote to create a list, but I think

GNOME Advisory Board Roles Responsibilities

2009-12-14 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Stormy and the Board worked on creating a new list of roles and responsibilities for the advisory board, since what we had before was quite old. This has now been posted on the Foundation website at http://foundation.gnome.org/about/advisoryboard/ Feel free to suggest improvements on the

Re: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership

2009-12-14 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mercredi 09 décembre 2009, à 19:47 +0100, Dodji Seketeli a écrit : Le mer. 09 déc. 2009 à 14:45:55 (+0100), Philip Van Hoof a écrit: This is nonsense. The planet-gnome slogan is: Planet GNOME is __ a window into the world, work and lives __ of GNOME hackers and contributors. This

Re: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership

2009-12-14 Thread Vincent Untz
Hey, Le mercredi 09 décembre 2009, à 13:32 -0500, Behdad Esfahbod a écrit : On 12/09/2009 08:48 AM, Lionel Dricot wrote: - Each GNOME member should be able to add his feed to pgo. He might want to change his feed whenever he wants to take a more specialized one or not. The consensus in the

Re: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership

2009-12-14 Thread Vincent Untz
Le vendredi 11 décembre 2009, à 17:20 +0100, Philip Van Hoof a écrit : I propose to have a vote on GNOME's membership to the GNU project. So, as far as I can tell, nobody is collecting a list of members who support such a vote proposal. I still wanted to reply there. For many of the reasons

Re: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership

2009-12-14 Thread Vincent Untz
Hey, Le jeudi 10 décembre 2009, à 07:46 -0700, Stormy Peters a écrit : My post on hunting comes to mind. I self censor now because I didn't like the negative comments directed at my kids. But would you block my whole blog because a vocal portion of the community is anti-hunting and people in

Re: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership

2009-12-14 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, (This is hopefully my last mail for catching up with this thread ;-)) Le mercredi 25 novembre 2009, à 12:48 +, Lucas Rocha a écrit : Hi all, The Board has recently received some complaints from members of the community about certain the inappropriate behaviors. In the context of

Addition to the Code of Conduct (was Re: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership)

2009-12-14 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mercredi 25 novembre 2009, à 17:35 -0500, Behdad Esfahbod a écrit : I also like to see two more ideas added to CoC: - Learn to agree to disagree. - Criticize ideas, not people presenting them. I support this change. I'm just unsure how we can update the Code of Conduct, since

Re: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership

2009-12-14 Thread Vincent Untz
Le lundi 14 décembre 2009, à 16:56 -0500, Behdad Esfahbod a écrit : 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 FSF

GUADEC 2010 to be held in The Hague, Netherlands

2009-11-30 Thread Vincent Untz
The GNOME Foundation is excited to announce that GUADEC 2010 will be held in The Hague, Netherlands July 24th-30th, 2010. The conference is expected to draw more than 500 attendees to discuss and direct the future of the GNOME Project. The Hague was one of several locations proposed for GUADEC in

Tracking hackfests and their results

2009-11-30 Thread Vincent Untz
Hey there, I just created http://live.gnome.org/Hackfests to list the hackfests that happen in the GNOME world, and gather some links to reports and conclusions for all of them. Everybody should feel free to edit it :-) Cheers, Vincent -- Les gens heureux ne sont pas pressés.

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - October 29, 2009

2009-11-24 Thread Vincent Untz
Le mardi 24 novembre 2009, à 23:53 +0100, Andy Wingo a écrit : 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

Re: Presenting the 2009 Q2 GNOME Quarterly Report

2009-09-12 Thread Vincent Untz
Le samedi 12 septembre 2009, à 10:09 +0530, sankarshan a écrit : Hi, 2009/9/11 Stormy Peters sto...@gnome.org: This is our first quarterly report[1]. Please let us know if you find it useful! In these quarterly reports we want to focus on what the GNOME Foundation and its members

Re: GNOME Advisory Board Member Interviews

2009-08-14 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le jeudi 13 août 2009, à 20:47 +0200, Claude Paroz a écrit : Le mercredi 12 août 2009 à 22:19 -0600, Stormy Peters a écrit : snip Collaboration among advisory board members: Now that we have a sys admin team in place would like to find ways that we can collaborate better. Mentioned an

Free Desktop Communities come together at the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit

2009-08-06 Thread Vincent Untz
This year's Gran Canaria Desktop Summit represented the first time the GNOME and KDE communities have co-located their annual conferences in the same location. 852 free software advocates from 46 countries gathered together last week to discuss and enhance the free desktop experience at the first

Re: GNOME Foundation AGM time and location

2009-07-08 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le dimanche 05 juillet 2009, à 02:08 +0100, Behdad Esfahbod a écrit : Hi everyone, The GNOME Foundation annual general meeting will be held on Thursday July 9th, at 10 AM at the GUADEC venue: http://www.grancanariadesktopsummit.org/node/272 Since there's a party tomorrow evening, we

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