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

2007-11-19 Thread Og Maciel
Hello there, Had a pretty long day at the office and didn't get a chance to work on this all day... so here it goes. [1] How much impact would being a member of the GNOME Foundation Board have on your current contributions to GNOME ? Up until now all of my contributions have been in the form of

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

2007-11-20 Thread Og Maciel
On Nov 20, 2007 9:06 AM, Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What has prevented you from doing/encouraging these things as an ordinary member? The marketing team is open to all, several members propose/organise local events (gnome.conf.au, FOSDEM DevRoom, Boston Summit, GNOME Asia Summit,

Re: A question to candidates

2007-11-23 Thread Og Maciel
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 (GUADEC + salaries + travel sponsorship)? As many of the other

Re: Questions to the candidates

2007-11-23 Thread Og Maciel
Will you apply for the position as new Executive Director for GNOME? If elected to the Board, this will be my first time to learn the intricacies of the job and get acquainted with what such a role really implies. So it is fairly safe to say that I would not run for such position yet. :) Will

Re: Money spending, questions for the candidates

2007-12-03 Thread Og Maciel
On Nov 30, 2007 2:30 PM, Philip Van Hoof [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think the foundation could setup (orchestrate) meetings (or interops or however you want to call them) with the different teams. Gather the right people and put them together from time to times. I agree 100% with this, and it

Re: Can we improve things?

2007-12-14 Thread Og Maciel
Federico, Thank you for spearheading this. My experience with PGO has been very smooth and I definitely do not have any complaints about the maintenance of it. However, a few weeks ago there were several posts with a very different view of it. I agree with your initiative to turn this great

Re: Can we improve things?

2007-12-14 Thread Og Maciel
On Dec 14, 2007 10:54 PM, Jeff Waugh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Please don't turn this into something it is not. I had already been working on this before threads on this list, and before Federico's recent mails. It is not particularly motivating to see the issue approached in this way. Dude,

Re: Can we improve things?

2007-12-14 Thread Og Maciel
On Dec 14, 2007 11:09 PM, Jeff Waugh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You thanked Federico for his efforts. That's what I read, and that's what I responded to. Definitions of effort on the Web: * attempt: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; made an effort to

Re: Can we improve things?

2007-12-14 Thread Og Maciel
On Dec 14, 2007 11:17 PM, Jeff Waugh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry, I should have avoided responding to the trolling in the first place. Wow... Really first class response. Good job at avoiding an answer too -- Og B. Maciel [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] GPG Keys:

Re: I helped improve Gnome and all I got...

2008-01-21 Thread Og Maciel
That was one of my points when running for the Board... :) Cheers, -- Og B. Maciel [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] GPG Keys: D5CFC202 http://www.ogmaciel.com (en_US) http://blog.ogmaciel.com (pt_BR) ___ foundation-list mailing

Re: GNOME Foundation and Mozilla Foundation join forces

2008-03-04 Thread Og Maciel
On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 4:38 PM, Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There may come a day when Epiphany's reason for being (a web browser well integrated into GNOME) with go away, and Firefox will naturally be the default on all distros. That day may never arrive. /me cries a bit. -- Og B.

Re: Call for hosts for GUADEC 2009

2008-04-22 Thread Og Maciel
Hi there, As I'd love to see GUADEC (as well as Akademy) being hosted in North Carolina, and as this is not an official bid, I was wondering if there is anyone interested in helping/coaching me? I don't have any experience with this kind of activity, but I do know a lot of people and we have big

Re: Call for hosts for GUADEC 2009

2008-04-22 Thread Og Maciel
Hi Behdad, Thanks for the quick reply. - US visa. It's a real issue. It's not a predictable and fast process like most European countries are. It literally takes months to get a US visa for those of us that need one. And many people going to GUADEC need one. Unfortunately you're

Re: New GNOME Foundation Members

2008-10-21 Thread Og Maciel
Congratulations to the new members! :) -- Og B. Maciel [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] GPG Keys: D5CFC202 http://www.ogmaciel.com (en_US) http://blog.ogmaciel.com (pt_BR) ___ foundation-list mailing list

Candidacy: Og Maciel

2009-05-21 Thread Og Maciel
Name: Og Maciel Mail: ogmaciel gnome org Nick: OgMaciel Affl: rPath Inc http://www.rpath.com/corp/ Blog: http://ogmaciel.com (en_US) / http://blog.ogmaciel.com (pt_BR) Summary --- The GNOME Project has allowed me to take my first steps into the world of collaborative projects and long

Re: Free Desktop Communities come together at the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit

2009-08-07 Thread Og Maciel
On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 4:08 AM, Philip Van Hoofpvanh...@gnome.org wrote: You can see that in all configurations the majority want to co-locate next year. Even if it means not having a profit. Can you elaborate why the board didn't first discuss this decision with the community? I was also

Re: Free Desktop Communities come together at the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit

2009-08-12 Thread Og Maciel
On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 4:08 PM, Quim Gilquim...@gmail.com wrote: Actually many GNOME people that was not enthusiastic about a second joint summit mentioned that one of the problems was that the agenda didn't help meeting peers with similar interests from the other side. Something that could

Re: Private Foundation-List Petition for referendum

2009-12-15 Thread Og Maciel
Since there isn't a place to do this that I'm aware, here is my vote against this petition. For the same reasons that many here have already expressed, I want to keep GNOME open for everyone. And even though GNOME != GNOME Foundation when it comes down to our code, GNOME == GNOME Foundation when

Re: GNOME Foundation and CEO Goals

2010-01-25 Thread Og Maciel
Thank you for your reply John.   The bonuses both reflect pie in the sky, you are probably never going to get this done items to more mundane items which none the less, contribute to the growth of the foundation. I just felt that goals such as: $500 - Improving relations with the

Re: GNOME Foundation and CEO Goals

2010-01-25 Thread Og Maciel
Hi Dave! On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 10:56 AM, Dave Neary dne...@gnome.org wrote:      $500 - Improving relations with the advisory board, starting             regular 1-on-1 meetings with them, etc. For this one, the starting point is worth bearing in mind. If I understand your argument, you're

Re: GNOME Foundation and CEO Goals

2010-01-25 Thread Og Maciel
Thank you Brian for a great email and probably the best answer I got (no offense to John or Dave). It became a whole lot clear to me the reason behind the milestones I was questioning... it also became apparent that my concerns *do* apply for the next 'iteration' as some of these now more mundane

Re: GNOME Foundation and CEO Goals

2010-01-25 Thread Og Maciel
On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 1:52 PM, Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak m...@avtechpulse.com wrote: Those are great goals for gnome overall, but I don't think they have much to do with Stormy's actual duties. Do they? Applying them probably not, but getting the right people together and soliciting funds to

Re: Foundation IRC meeting, January 30th

2010-01-30 Thread Og Maciel
As per my comment on #foundation, am forwarding here my comments about specific topics discussed during the meeting. GNOME Foundation meeting Sat. Jan 30, 2010 GNOME Panel Applets During the GNOME Foundation meeting I brought up my concern with the following scenarion: User Mongo is a casual

Re: Inviting GNOME to participate at an accessibility event

2010-05-18 Thread Og Maciel
Hi there! As a GNOME user who has a physical disability as well as deep interest in accessibility improvements for GNOME, I'd love to attend this event as an end-user. Is there any type of travel sponsorship from the USA available? It would have to cover the expenses of my wife to assist me

Re: Inviting GNOME to participate at an accessibility event

2010-05-18 Thread Og Maciel
On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 10:35 AM, Bryen M. Yunashko susero...@bryen.com wrote: I will post to the Accessibility list more information on this in the coming weeks.  In the meantime, Og, what you should be thinking about is how you can represent GNOME-A11y should we agree on funding a trip to

Re: A few questions for the candidates

2010-06-02 Thread Og Maciel
On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 5:30 PM, Vincent Untz vu...@gnome.org wrote: 1) I've read with interest the mails from the candidates announcing   they're running, and most (if not all -- I didn't double-check)   include some motivations with examples of what they'd be interested   in working on.  

Re: question for candidates

2010-06-02 Thread Og Maciel
On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 5:03 PM, Richard Stallman r...@gnu.org wrote: GNOME is good free software, and thus contributes at the practical level.  How will candidates use the user community's awareness of GNOME to contribute to educating the communityn about freedom? The way I see it, GNOME

Re: question for candidates

2010-06-02 Thread Og Maciel
On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 10:18 AM, Ciaran O'Riordan cia...@member.fsf.org wrote: Can you say what freedom of choice means? Is it the freedom to choose between various software packages, i.e Will I choose to use Flash or Silverlight? Or is it always having the choice of downloading the source

GNOME Board IRC Meeting

2010-10-19 Thread Og Maciel
on the meeting page: http://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/MeetingAgenda For reference, the minutes of the last meeting are available at: http://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/IRC20100327 Thanks, Og Maciel, on behalf of the GNOME Board of Directors -- Og B. Maciel GNOME Foundation Board

Reminder: IRC Meeting is tomorrow

2010-10-26 Thread Og Maciel
Hi everyone! Just a friendly reminder that tomorrow is our IRC meeting and your chance to ask the members of the Board about all those questions you've been dying to ask1 :) More information can be found at http://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/MembersAgenda We look forward to seeing there

Next GNOME Board IRC Meeting on December

2010-11-03 Thread Og Maciel
Hello my fellow GNOMEers, Thanks for participating in the GNOME Foundation meeting today. For those that were not able to attend, we will be publishing the minutes soon. We had a few topics today and several great discussions issued from them. It has been decided to keep these months on a

IRC Meeting Minutes Published - November 3rd, 2010

2010-11-04 Thread Og Maciel
The meeting minutes for the November 3rd, 2010 GNOME Foundation Board IRC meeting is now published. Refer here: http://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/IRC20101103 Other past board meetings are archived here: http://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes Thank you all for

Upcoming GNOME Foundation IRC Meeting: January 26th, 2011

2011-01-19 Thread Og Maciel
Howdy fellow GNOMErs! I’d like to invite you all to join us once again for another GNOME Foundation IRC Meeting! When: Wednesday, January 26th, from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC (your local time) Where: irc.gnome.org, #foundation Foundation IRC meetings are just that, meetings held on #foundation in

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - February 1st, 2011

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

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - February 1st, 2011

2011-02-16 Thread Og Maciel
On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 3:51 PM, Stormy Peters stormy.pet...@gmail.com wrote: With all due respect, you should know whether you were there or not since it looks like there was a lot of discussion. Not sure why you sent me something in private and then one here but ok... Can you please take a

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - February 1st, 2011

2011-02-16 Thread Og Maciel
On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 4:02 PM, Stormy Peters stormy.pet...@gmail.com wrote: You represent GNOME. You are a director on the Board of Directors. You represent me and everyone of the GNOME Foundation members. If my congressman/woman could not remember if they participated in important

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - February 1st, 2011

2011-02-16 Thread Og Maciel
On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 4:29 PM, Brian Cameron brian.came...@oracle.com wrote: Looking on the board mailing list archives, you did send regrets to the list on February 1st.  So I think you did not attend. Thanks Brian. Fixed wiki appropriately. -- Og B. Maciel GNOME Foundation Board of

IRC Meeting yesterday

2011-02-24 Thread Og Maciel
All, Due to issues with my internet access and a small technical glitch which prevented me from getting someone to cover for me, yesterday's IRC meeting never took place. I'd like to apologize to those who took the time to attend the meeting and I hope to see you all at our next scheduled

REMINDER: Upcoming GNOME Foundation IRC Meeting: March 9th, 2011

2011-03-07 Thread Og Maciel
Howdy fellow GNOMErs! I’d like to invite you all to join us once again for another GNOME Foundation IRC Meeting! When: Wednesday, March 9th, from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC (your local time) Where: irc.gnome.org, #foundation Foundation IRC meetings are just that, meetings held on #foundation in

Upcoming GNOME Foundation IRC Meeting: March 23rd, 2011

2011-03-15 Thread Og Maciel
For reference, the minutes of the last meeting are available at: http://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/ Thanks, Og Maciel, on behalf of the GNOME Board of Directors -- Og B. Maciel GNOME Foundation Board of Directors Foresight Linux Community Manager omac...@foresightlinux.org ogmac

Re: Questions for all board candidates

2011-05-27 Thread Og Maciel
2011/5/27 Stormy Peters stormy.pet...@gmail.com: But if someone is going to spend time automating something, please, please, please help automate the financial stuff. Paypal, gnucash and our Friends of GNOME system really needs to be integrated. Several people have looked at it but it's still

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - August 9, 2011

2011-10-18 Thread Og Maciel
On 10/18/2011 10:38 AM, Bastien Nocera wrote: You're on the board until the hand-over in-person meeting. These were the minutes for the 9th August meeting at the Desktop Summit. So, yes, we added you to the regrets. Thanks for the explanation Bastien, Out of curiosity, was there a

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - August 9, 2011

2011-10-18 Thread Og Maciel
On 10/18/2011 11:20 AM, Karen Sandler wrote: Nope - we tried to arrange it, but it wasn't possible to get a conference phone at that meeting at Desktop Summit (or for our other meetings). Thanks Karen! I knew my absence at the meeting was not due to my own fault. :) -- Og B. Maciel Foresight