Re: Question to candidates: eco-friendliness

2019-06-20 Thread Allan Day
Hi everyone, I've created an issue for this topic, so we don't forget about it: https://gitlab.gnome.org/Teams/Board/issues/102 Allan On Fri, 14 Jun 2019 at 00:04, Federico Mena Quintero wrote: > > On Mon, 2019-06-03 at 18:10 +0100, Philip Withnall wrote: > > > > What steps do you think the

Re: Question to candidates: eco-friendliness

2019-06-13 Thread Federico Mena Quintero
On Mon, 2019-06-03 at 18:10 +0100, Philip Withnall wrote: > > What steps do you think the Foundation could take to reduce its > environmental impact, and the environmental impact of the project as > a whole? All the previous replies have good ideas. We should definitely enable remote hackfests.

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-06 Thread Max via foundation-list
il -- the list could be "Answer" or "Not Answer", >> "Date" or "None" >> >> I just check the foundation-list@gnome.org mail list last year( 2018 ). >> " There is no question to board candidates " >> At 2017, only 1 quest

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-05 Thread Britt Yazel
; I just check the foundation-list@gnome.org mail list last year( 2018 ). > " There is no question to board candidates " > At 2017, only 1 question to board candidates. > > I just explain why I do that -- If there is no reply from candidates -- We > just have their bio :p > &g

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-05 Thread Max via foundation-list
2018 ). " There is no question to board candidates " At 2017, only 1 question to board candidates. I just explain why I do that -- If there is no reply from candidates -- We just have their bio :p Max On Wed, Jun 5, 2019 at 6:48 PM Robert McQueen wrote: > Hi Max, > > On We

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-05 Thread Max via foundation-list
gt;> We are all volunteer live in different time zone, we have real job and >> life. So we will do community task at rest time of real life. >> It's good to do community task in reasonable time. >> I think ask question to candidates during the election time -- we might >>

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-05 Thread Max via foundation-list
different time zone, we have real job and > life. So we will do community task at rest time of real life. > > It's good to do community task in reasonable time. > > I think ask question to candidates during the election time -- we might > be see how busy they are in real life

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-05 Thread Robert McQueen
Hi Max, On Wed, 2019-06-05 at 09:26 +0800, Max via foundation-list wrote: > We are all volunteer live in different time zone, we have real job > and life. So we will do community task at rest time of real life. > It's good to do community task in reasonable time. > I think

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-05 Thread Carlos Soriano
t --- "Pass the information to the > team members fast" is more better than "Think all method alone". > We are all volunteer live in different time zone, we have real job and > life. So we will do community task at rest time of real life. > It's good to do community ta

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-04 Thread Niels De Graef via foundation-list
uot;. > We are all volunteer live in different time zone, we have real job and life. > So we will do community task at rest time of real life. > It's good to do community task in reasonable time. > I think ask question to candidates during the election time -- we might be >

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-04 Thread Max via foundation-list
etter than "Think all method alone". We are all volunteer live in different time zone, we have real job and life. So we will do community task at rest time of real life. It's good to do community task in reasonable time. I think ask question to candidates during the election time -- we m

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-04 Thread Robert McQueen
Hi Max, For what it's worth - I agree very strongly with Carlos here. The community seems very "latched on" to minutes as the only/best way to hear from or understand the board. I believe that on the whole Philip and Federico as Secretary and Vice-Secretary have been doing as good a job as could

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-04 Thread Carlos Soriano
Hi Max, Thanks for your question. You raise a very good point, I agree with you that we need to improve participation of the community on board topics, and it's specially difficult if the information is delayed for too long. This is indeed a difficult situation. Some topics that the board

Re: Question to candidates: eco-friendliness

2019-06-04 Thread Carlos Soriano
Hi Philip, Thanks for your question. The other candidates responded with lot of good ideas, I just want to say that they all look quite good to me and that If implementing some of those is helpful for the environment and increases mindshare about environment impact, that sounds like a win-win

Re: Question to candidates: eco-friendliness

2019-06-04 Thread Robert McQueen
On Mon, 2019-06-03 at 18:10 +0100, Philip Withnall wrote: > Hi all, Hi Philip, > 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? Great question! Keeping us on

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 - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-04 Thread Allan Day
Hi Max, Max via foundation-list wrote: ... > Could you promise to think a way --- Everyone get "Minutes of the board > meeting" in a very close time? Thanks for the question and for raising this issue. It's really helpful for the board to know what the ongoing concerns of the membership are.

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-04 Thread Max via foundation-list
Hi Christel and Benjamin Thanks reply my question. I think people ask question -- Because they want to improve or resolve some problem, maybe the status is optimization. Thanks both of you give some suggestions. I remember there are few questions for Board candidates and not sure every

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-04 Thread Benjamin Berg
Hi, On Tue, 2019-06-04 at 08:42 +0800, Max via foundation-list wrote: > Thanks everyone who want take times to make GNOME better. > Just a simple question about Minutes of the board meeting. So, with the publication of the guidelines by the current board, the expected time frame appears to be

Re: Question to candidates: eco-friendliness

2019-06-04 Thread Allan Day
Hi Philip! Philip Withnall wrote: ... > What steps do you think the Foundation could take to reduce its > environmental impact, and the environmental impact of the project as a > whole? I composed this in my head before seeing the other responses to your mail, so you'll have to forgive me if I

Re: Question to candidates: eco-friendliness

2019-06-04 Thread danigm
El mar, 4 de jun 2019 a las 8:12 AM, Philip Chimento via foundation-list escribió: I think it would be interesting to experiment with all-remote hackfests, where we try to build an experience in between the normal "type text, hit submit, wait for text in return" interaction, and the resource-

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

Re: Question to candidates: eco-friendliness

2019-06-04 Thread Philip Chimento via foundation-list
Hi Philip, On Mon, Jun 3, 2019 at 10:11 AM 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? > > I’m asking in more of an

Re: Question to candidates: eco-friendliness

2019-06-04 Thread Niels De Graef via foundation-list
Hi Philip, First of all, thanks for awareness on this issue. As the board, I think we can make 2 areas of impact here: to add (hard/soft) requirements to the travel policy and to give guidelines for events. Whether the decisions we make should be considered as rules/guidelines or hints will of

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-04 Thread Christel Dahlskjaer
Hi Max, and thank you for the question, Generally speaking I tend to be of the opinion that meetings should be efficient and expedient, and for a large distributed community where meetings are generally held behind closed doors I believe communication should be expedient too so as to ensure

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-03 Thread Max via foundation-list
Hi Philip and all Thanks for reply the mail. Yes, I know the guidelines for meeting minutes. I know the 2 weeks and I want to say 10 days just an example not a real number. ( So my question is ask Board to think a way, I just suggestion ) During the my role of GNOME.Asia team, I wrote some

Re: Question to candidates - Minutes of the board meeting

2019-06-03 Thread Philip Chimento via foundation-list
On Mon, Jun 3, 2019 at 5:43 PM Max via foundation-list < foundation-list@gnome.org> 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

Re: Question to candidates: eco-friendliness

2019-06-03 Thread Christel Dahlskjaer
Hi Philip and thank you for the question, I currently have little insight into how environmental impact factors into the cost-benefit analyses that the Foundation carries out in relation to meetings, events and general expenditure so my answer will be fairly broad and a bit open-ended perhaps.

Re: Question to candidates: eco-friendliness

2019-06-03 Thread Jeremy Allison via foundation-list
This one hits me where I live :-). I work for a company which has over 100,000 employees, all of whom it forces to commute into central offices, despite being one of the planer's largest internet companies. Quite frankly, it's insane. I would argue for face-to-face meetings to be the exception,

Re: Question to candidates: Best use of Trademark Fundraiser money?

2015-05-27 Thread Liam R. E. Quin
On Sun, 2015-05-24 at 21:52 +0100, Magdalen Berns wrote: Hi Andreas, I think most of us haven't seen latest the accounts yet, but I think it's probably fair to assume that a war chest of ~$100,000 is probably a wee bit excessive. ;-) It doesn't sound like a lot of money to me. It's

Re: Question to candidates: Best use of Trademark Fundraiser money?

2015-05-26 Thread Allan Day
Hey Andreas, Andreas Nilsson li...@andreasn.se wrote: Dear candidates. Thank you all for running! As part of the GNOME Trademark Fundraiser [1], the Foundation raised $102 608 USD. Since the trademark claims from the other part in the issue was withdrawn, it was never taken to court and

Re: Question for candidates: transparency and accountability

2015-05-26 Thread Allan Day
Hey Fabiana, Fabiana Simões fabianapsim...@gmail.com wrote: ... I'd like to hear your thoughts on implementing transparency and accountability on the Board. How transparent the work of the Board should be to Foundation members? What should be communicated and when? Do you think we have been

Re: Question for candidates: transparency and accountability

2015-05-26 Thread Shaun McCance
On Mon, 2015-05-25 at 12:39 +0200, Fabiana Simões wrote: Hi everyone, I'd like to hear your thoughts on implementing transparency and accountability on the Board. How transparent the work of the Board should be to Foundation members? What should be communicated and when? Do you think we

Re: Question to candidates: Best use of Trademark Fundraiser money?

2015-05-26 Thread Shaun McCance
On Sun, 2015-05-24 at 19:23 +0200, Andreas Nilsson wrote: Dear candidates. Thank you all for running! As part of the GNOME Trademark Fundraiser [1], the Foundation raised $102 608 USD. Since the trademark claims from the other part in the issue was withdrawn, it was never taken to court

Re: Question for candidates: transparency and accountability

2015-05-26 Thread Cosimo Cecchi
Hi Fabiana, On Mon, May 25, 2015 at 3:39 AM, Fabiana Simões fabianapsim...@gmail.com wrote: How transparent the work of the Board should be to Foundation members? What should be communicated and when? Do you think we have been transparent enough in the last term? If not, how can we improve

Re: Question to candidates: Best use of Trademark Fundraiser money?

2015-05-25 Thread Alexandre Franke
Hi, On Sun, May 24, 2015 at 7:23 PM, Andreas Nilsson li...@andreasn.se wrote: As part of the GNOME Trademark Fundraiser [1], the Foundation raised $102 608 USD. Since the trademark claims from the other part in the issue was withdrawn, it was never taken to court and the money was never spent

Re: Question for candidates: transparency and accountability

2015-05-25 Thread Alexandre Franke
On Mon, May 25, 2015 at 12:39 PM, Fabiana Simões fabianapsim...@gmail.com wrote: Hi everyone, Hi, I'd like to hear your thoughts on implementing transparency and accountability on the Board. How transparent the work of the Board should be to Foundation members? What should be communicated

Re: Question for candidates: transparency and accountability

2015-05-25 Thread Alexandre Franke
On Mon, May 25, 2015 at 1:23 PM, Alexandre Franke alexandre.fra...@gmail.com wrote: It would be nice to have a place to sum up the activities of the board. I'm not sure yet which form it would take, but it could be a wiki page per term, or a quarterly report… I also hear the board has been

Re: Question to candidates: Best use of Trademark Fundraiser money?

2015-05-25 Thread Carlos Soriano Sanchez
Hi Andreas, One of the things is an ED, I think everyone agrees here... On the other hand, I have specific items in mind, but I really don't know the drawbacks of them, since I don't know why we didn't do it before. So it needs discussion. I think we have to fix the where is the money I gave

Re: Question for candidates: transparency and accountability

2015-05-25 Thread Carlos Soriano Sanchez
Hi Fabiana, - Original Message - | | | Hi everyone, | | I'd like to hear your thoughts on implementing transparency and | accountability on the Board. | | How transparent the work of the Board should be to Foundation members? What I think the transparency should be complete. Since

Re: Question for candidates: transparency and accountability

2015-05-25 Thread Andrea Veri
2015-05-25 12:39 GMT+02:00 Fabiana Simões fabianapsim...@gmail.com: Hi everyone, Hey Fabiana! How transparent the work of the Board should be to Foundation members? What should be communicated and when? Do you think we have been transparent enough in the last term? If not, how can we improve

Re: Question to candidates: Best use of Trademark Fundraiser money?

2015-05-25 Thread Andrea Veri
2015-05-24 19:23 GMT+02:00 Andreas Nilsson li...@andreasn.se: Since the trademark claims from the other part in the issue was withdrawn, it was never taken to court and the money was never spent on that. What, in your mind, is the best use of these funds now? Kept as a War Chest [2] or spent

Re: Question for candidates: transparency and accountability

2015-05-25 Thread Josh Triplett
On Mon, May 25, 2015 at 12:39:50PM +0200, Fabiana Simões wrote: I'd like to hear your thoughts on implementing transparency and accountability on the Board. How transparent the work of the Board should be to Foundation members? What should be communicated and when? Do you think we have been

Re: Question to candidates: Best use of Trademark Fundraiser money?

2015-05-25 Thread Josh Triplett
On Sun, May 24, 2015 at 07:23:01PM +0200, Andreas Nilsson wrote: As part of the GNOME Trademark Fundraiser [1], the Foundation raised $102 608 USD. Since the trademark claims from the other part in the issue was withdrawn, it was never taken to court and the money was never spent on that.

Re: Question for candidates: transparency and accountability

2015-05-25 Thread Magdalen Berns
Hi Fabiana, Great question, thanks! Response inline: I'd like to hear your thoughts on implementing transparency and accountability on the Board. How transparent the work of the Board should be to Foundation members? What should be communicated and when? I think it is appropriate the board

Re: Question to candidates: Best use of Trademark Fundraiser money?

2015-05-24 Thread Tobias Mueller
Hi! On So, 2015-05-24 at 19:23 +0200, Andreas Nilsson wrote: What, in your mind, is the best use of these funds now? Kept as a War Chest [2] or spent on something specific? I don't have a particular idea for those funds (as opposed to the funds earmarked for Security and Privacy), so I am open

Re: Question to candidates: Best use of Trademark Fundraiser money?

2015-05-24 Thread Magdalen Berns
Hi Liam, On Mon, May 25, 2015 at 12:09 AM, Liam R. E. Quin l...@holoweb.net wrote: On Sun, 2015-05-24 at 21:52 +0100, Magdalen Berns wrote: Hi Andreas, I think most of us haven't seen latest the accounts yet, but I think it's probably fair to assume that a war chest of ~$100,000 is

Re: Question to candidates: Best use of Trademark Fundraiser money?

2015-05-24 Thread Magdalen Berns
Hi Andreas, Thanks for your question! On Sun, May 24, 2015 at 6:44 PM, Tobias Mueller mue...@cryptobitch.de wrote: Hi! On So, 2015-05-24 at 19:23 +0200, Andreas Nilsson wrote: What, in your mind, is the best use of these funds now? Kept as a War Chest [2] or spent on something specific?

Re: Question to candidates: Best use of Trademark Fundraiser money?

2015-05-24 Thread Cosimo Cecchi
Hi Andreas, On Sun, May 24, 2015 at 10:23 AM, Andreas Nilsson li...@andreasn.se wrote: As part of the GNOME Trademark Fundraiser [1], the Foundation raised $102 608 USD. Since the trademark claims from the other part in the issue was withdrawn, it was never taken to court and the money was

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-25 Thread Richard Stallman
[[[ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider]]] [[[ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies, ]]] [[[ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example. ]]] Nobody ever got a command to start a new GNU package, because GNU package developers

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-23 Thread Bastien Nocera
On Wed, 2014-05-21 at 23:35 -0400, Richard Stallman wrote: [[[ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider]]] [[[ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies, ]]] [[[ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example. ]]] To cooperate

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-23 Thread Richard Stallman
[[[ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider]]] [[[ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies, ]]] [[[ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example. ]]] Care to expand on that? Miguel's history of the GNOME project doesn't make a

Re: Question for candidates: OEMs

2014-05-22 Thread Karen Sandler
On 2014-05-22 15:10, Michael Catanzaro wrote: On Thu, 2014-05-22 at 14:35 -0400, Jeff Fortin wrote: - Our somewhat nonexistent OEM story Dell is currently shipping Ubuntu computers running Unity. Wouldn't it be desirable to see a major OEM shipping GNOME as well? If so, what steps do you

Re: Question for candidates: OEMs

2014-05-22 Thread Alberto Ruiz
Quite frankly, I don't think this is a fair question to ask. We all would like that to happen of course but we don't have our own OS (at least not just yet), and there is no way Dell, or any OEM for that matter, is going to ship an OS without a well stablished commercial entity behind (from which

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-22 Thread Richard Stallman
[[[ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider]]] [[[ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies, ]]] [[[ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example. ]]] SUSE is a company, not a product, therefore it can not contains nonfree

Re: question for candidates

2014-05-21 Thread Andreas Nilsson
On 05/21/2014 05:17 AM, Sriram Ramkrishna wrote: Now regarding foundation and these other projects. I've long thought that need to find a way to support these projects. I have a proposal in the works that will suggest that the Foundation will help pay for hackfests that does not benefit

Re: question for candidates

2014-05-21 Thread Tobias Mueller
Hi. On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 11:56:16AM -0700, Andy Tai wrote: What are your views on the participation of the people of these projects, as stake holders in the direction of gtk+, in the GNOME Foundation? Should the GNOME Foundation encourage (reach out to) these people to get them involved

Re: question for candidates

2014-05-21 Thread Bastien Nocera
On Wed, 2014-05-21 at 10:32 +0200, Andreas Nilsson wrote: On 05/21/2014 05:17 AM, Sriram Ramkrishna wrote: Now regarding foundation and these other projects. I've long thought that need to find a way to support these projects. I have a proposal in the works that will suggest that the

Re: question for candidates

2014-05-21 Thread Bastien Nocera
On Tue, 2014-05-20 at 17:08 -0400, Emily Gonyer wrote: On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 2:56 PM, Andy Tai a...@gnu.org wrote: Hi, I would like to post this question to the candidates: GNOME's core toolkit, gtk+, is used by numerous projects. Currently gtk

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-21 Thread Bastien Nocera
On Wed, 2014-05-21 at 01:39 -0400, Richard Stallman wrote: To cooperate formally with a Linux Foundation event would run into a problem -- they would probably want to call the GNU/Linux system Linux, and we should not accept that. I look forward to the FSF's financial contributions to GNOME

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-21 Thread Emily Gonyer
On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 7:01 AM, Bastien Nocera had...@hadess.net wrote: On Wed, 2014-05-21 at 01:39 -0400, Richard Stallman wrote: To cooperate formally with a Linux Foundation event would run into a problem -- they would probably want to call the GNU/Linux system Linux, and we should not

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-21 Thread Jeff Fortin
With regards to priorities of the GNOME Foundation, Last I heard, the case of the OPW cash flow problems was being taken care of, unlike what news sites would have you believe. It seemed like a matter of time for sponsors follow-up activities to resolve the situation, and AFAICT we're 75% there.

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-21 Thread Karen Sandler
On 2014-05-21 13:04, Jeff Fortin wrote: Le dimanche 18 mai 2014 à 12:58 -0400, Dave Neary a écrit : So my question to all of you is: what are the main characteristics you will be looking for in the next executive director? When looking for a profile, there are a number of dials to twiddle: *

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-21 Thread Frederic Crozat
Le 21 mai 2014 07:40, Richard Stallman r...@gnu.org a écrit : [[[ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider]]] [[[ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies, ]]] [[[ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example. ]]] for

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread David King
Hi Dave On 2014-05-19 16:14, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org wrote: On 05/19/2014 04:31 AM, David King wrote: Right now (taking into account the poor financial situation that the Foundation is facing), I think that a candidate for the executive director position would be someone who has experience

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread David King
Hi Michael On 2014-05-19 18:48, Michael Catanzaro mcatanz...@gnome.org wrote: On Mon, 2014-05-19 at 16:55 +0100, David King wrote: I have a follow-up question (for David and incumbents): why do you want (or not want) to hire a new executive director? What responsibilities do you think the

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Emily Gonyer
On Mon, May 19, 2014 at 11:16 AM, Emily Chen emilychen...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I would like to ask below questions to future board: 1. For GNOME big event, call for sponsor is really important, what is your plan to call for more sponsors for conference like GUADEC and GNOME.Asia ? I think

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Ekaterina Gerasimova
On 19 May 2014 18:55, Andrea Veri a...@gnome.org wrote: On Mon, 19 May 2014, Max wrote: Hi everyone, Hey Max! My question to all of you: * What's your plan for Promote / Growth GNOME in Asia -- GNOME.Asia summit ? Central event management system for both GUADEC and GNOME.Asia?( I

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Ekaterina Gerasimova
On 20 May 2014 01:55, Marina Zhurakhinskaya mari...@redhat.com wrote: - Original Message - From: Max sakana...@gmail.com To: foundation-list foundation-list@gnome.org Sent: Sunday, May 18, 2014 9:18:33 PM Subject: Question for candidates Hi everyone, Thanks for run the board

Re: Foundation budget (was: Re: Question for candidates)

2014-05-20 Thread Ekaterina Gerasimova
On 20 May 2014 14:21, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org wrote: Hi, Apologies in advance for a question that will take us away from the main thread topic... On 05/20/2014 06:15 AM, David King wrote: Initially, I think that much of the money raised by an executive director would go towards

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Ekaterina Gerasimova
On 20 May 2014 00:58, Michael Catanzaro mcatanz...@gnome.org wrote: On Mon, 2014-05-19 at 11:18 +0100, Ekaterina Gerasimova wrote: one of the options that I want the board to investigate is to tie in the executive director's wage and travel budget with adboard fees in such a way that the

Re: question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Emily Gonyer
On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 2:56 PM, Andy Tai a...@gnu.org wrote: Hi, I would like to post this question to the candidates: GNOME's core toolkit, gtk+, is used by numerous projects. Currently gtk+ development seems to be driven mainly by the GNOME desktop. However, gtk+ also play critical

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Andrea Veri
2014-05-18 18:58 GMT+02:00 Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org: Hi everyone, Hey Dave! For me, the defining thing the next board will do is hire a successor to Karen Sandler as executive director of the foundation. So my question to all of you is: what are the main characteristics you will be

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Andrea Veri
2014-05-20 14:37 GMT+02:00 Ekaterina Gerasimova kittykat3...@gmail.com: Hi Andrea, On 19 May 2014 18:55, Andrea Veri a...@gnome.org wrote: On Mon, 19 May 2014, Max wrote: My question to all of you: * What's your plan for Promote / Growth GNOME in Asia -- GNOME.Asia summit ?

Re: question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Andrea Veri
2014-05-20 20:56 GMT+02:00 Andy Tai a...@gnu.org: Hi, I would like to post this question to the candidates: GNOME's core toolkit, gtk+, is used by numerous projects. Currently gtk+ development seems to be driven mainly by the GNOME desktop. However, gtk+ also play critical roles in other

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Dave Neary
Thanks Andrea, On 05/20/2014 05:23 PM, Andrea Veri wrote: snip What I would aim for is someone with great communication / marketing skills for attracting new advisory board members but most of all a strong passion and dedication for the free software movement, with these feelings being

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Andrea Veri
Yes, the pebbles distribution you made is what makes more sense to me at this time! thanks Dave for your question! 2014-05-21 0:36 GMT+02:00 Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org: Thanks Andrea, On 05/20/2014 05:23 PM, Andrea Veri wrote: snip What I would aim for is someone with great

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Marina Zhurakhinskaya
- Original Message - From: Ekaterina Gerasimova kittykat3...@gmail.com To: Marina Zhurakhinskaya mari...@redhat.com Cc: foundation-list foundation-list@gnome.org Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 9:12:35 AM Subject: Re: Question for candidates On 20 May 2014 01:55, Marina Zhurakhinskaya

Re: question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Jeff Fortin
Le mardi 20 mai 2014 à 11:56 -0700, Andy Tai a écrit : What are your views on the participation of the people of these projects, as stake holders in the direction of gtk+, in the GNOME Foundation? Should the GNOME Foundation encourage (reach out to) these people to get them involved in the

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Marina Zhurakhinskaya
- Original Message - From: Richard Stallman r...@gnu.org To: Marina Zhurakhinskaya mari...@redhat.com Cc: emilychen...@gmail.com, foundation-list@gnome.org Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 6:25:22 AM Subject: Re: Question for candidates [[[ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email

Re: question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Sriram Ramkrishna
Pardon my late reply. On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 11:56 AM, Andy Tai a...@gnu.org wrote: Hi, I would like to post this question to the candidates: GNOME's core toolkit, gtk+, is used by numerous projects. Currently gtk+ development seems to be driven mainly by the GNOME desktop. However, gtk

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Sriram Ramkrishna
On Sun, May 18, 2014 at 6:18 PM, Max sakana...@gmail.com wrote: Hi everyone, Thanks for run the board. This is the most busy time for GNOME.Asia summit(4 days to go). GNOME.Asia team and Beijing team are busy for the summit. My question to all of you: * What's your plan for Promote /

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Sriram Ramkrishna
Full disclosure - I wrok for Intel as the Tizen SCM architect. Since I brought up Tizen, I wanted to make it known that there is a relationship. On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 8:35 PM, Sriram Ramkrishna s...@ramkrishna.me wrote: On Sun, May 18, 2014 at 6:18 PM, Max sakana...@gmail.com wrote: Hi

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Sriram Ramkrishna
On Mon, May 19, 2014 at 8:16 AM, Emily Chen emilychen...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I would like to ask below questions to future board: 1. For GNOME big event, call for sponsor is really important, what is your plan to call for more sponsors for conference like GUADEC and GNOME.Asia ? I've read

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Emily Chen
: Question for candidates [[[ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider]]] [[[ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies, ]]] [[[ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example. ]]] One possible idea would be to have joint events

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-20 Thread Richard Stallman
[[[ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider]]] [[[ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies, ]]] [[[ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example. ]]] for downstream, there's the SUSE conference or the Fedora Flock; To

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-19 Thread David King
Hi Max On 2014-05-19 09:18, Max sakana...@gmail.com wrote: * What's your plan for Promote / Growth GNOME in Asia -- GNOME.Asia summit ? Central event management system for both GUADEC and GNOME.Asia?( I saw it last GUADEC but not start to use) Other idea? I will be attending

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-19 Thread Andre Klapper
On Mon, 2014-05-19 at 15:20 +0100, Ekaterina Gerasimova wrote: Many of the applicants for GSoC and OPW are already from Asia and especially from India. I think that the split is largely related to English being a commonly spoken language in India, but not so prominent in other Asian countries.

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-19 Thread Ekaterina Gerasimova
Hi Emily, On 19 May 2014 16:16, Emily Chen emilychen...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I would like to ask below questions to future board: 1. For GNOME big event, call for sponsor is really important, what is your plan to call for more sponsors for conference like GUADEC and GNOME.Asia ? Firstly, I

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-19 Thread David King
Hi Emily On 2014-05-19 23:16, Emily Chen emilychen...@gmail.com wrote: I would like to ask below questions to future board: 1. For GNOME big event, call for sponsor is really important, what is your plan to call for more sponsors for conference like GUADEC and GNOME.Asia ? The advisory board

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-19 Thread Dave Neary
Hi Oliver, On 05/18/2014 06:08 PM, Oliver Propst wrote: On Sun, May 18, 2014 at 6:58 PM, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org wrote: when looking for a profile, there are a number of dials to twiddle: * Technical proficiency reputation in the community, including free software cultural alignment *

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-19 Thread Dave Neary
Hi, On 05/19/2014 04:31 AM, David King wrote: Right now (taking into account the poor financial situation that the Foundation is facing), I think that a candidate for the executive director position would be someone who has experience of raising funds for not-for-profit organisations. For

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-19 Thread Marina Zhurakhinskaya
- Original Message - From: Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org To: Foundation-List foundation-list@gnome.org Sent: Sunday, May 18, 2014 12:58:21 PM Subject: Question for candidates Hi everyone, For me, the defining thing the next board will do is hire a successor to Karen Sandler

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-19 Thread Michael Catanzaro
On Mon, 2014-05-19 at 16:55 +0100, David King wrote: Finally, and only once the financial situation is more clear, the board needs to find a new executive director. I anticipate that these goals, which in some ways amount to getting the Foundation back on track will be challenging to meet

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-19 Thread Michael Catanzaro
On Mon, 2014-05-19 at 11:18 +0100, Ekaterina Gerasimova wrote: one of the options that I want the board to investigate is to tie in the executive director's wage and travel budget with adboard fees in such a way that the executive director will only be compensated up to a maximum of what the

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-19 Thread Marina Zhurakhinskaya
- Original Message - From: Max sakana...@gmail.com To: foundation-list foundation-list@gnome.org Sent: Sunday, May 18, 2014 9:18:33 PM Subject: Question for candidates Hi everyone, Thanks for run the board. This is the most busy time for GNOME.Asia summit(4 days to go

Re: Question for candidates

2014-05-19 Thread Marina Zhurakhinskaya
- Original Message - From: Michael Catanzaro mcatanz...@gnome.org To: David King amigad...@amigadave.com Cc: foundation-list foundation-list@gnome.org Sent: Monday, May 19, 2014 7:48:54 PM Subject: Re: Question for candidates On Mon, 2014-05-19 at 16:55 +0100, David King wrote

Re: Question to candidates

2013-06-05 Thread Germán Póo-Caamaño
On Thu, 2013-06-06 at 01:29 +0200, Tobias Mueller wrote: Hi Gil, everyone. On 26.05.2013 22:17, Gil Forcada wrote: but what about relations with companies and GNOME's ecosystem. GNOME has a large advisory board and there are lots of companies and interests around it. Do you feel

Re: Question to candidates

2013-06-01 Thread Andreas Nilsson
On 2013-05-26 16:17, Gil Forcada wrote: I saw that most of your candidacy descriptions talk about community, empowering and improving foundation tasks, but what about relations with companies and GNOME's ecosystem. GNOME has a large advisory board and there are lots of companies and interests

Re: Question to candidates

2013-05-29 Thread Marina Zhurakhinskaya
- Original Message - From: Gil Forcada gforc...@gnome.org To: foundation-list foundation-list@gnome.org Sent: Sunday, May 26, 2013 4:17:42 PM Subject: Question to candidates Hi all! First of all thanks for running for being elected as a director of the foundation. I saw

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