Re: Substituting Linux with GNU/Linux or GNU

2006-08-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sat, Aug 05, 2006 at 12:53:56AM +0300, Yavor Doganov wrote: Shaun McCance wrote: For those curious, many of this was discussed in the thread on gnome-doc-list, starting here: http://mail.gnome.org/archives/gnome-doc-list/2006-July/msg00200.html That's right; I gave a link to the

Re: Substituting Linux with GNU/Linux or GNU

2006-08-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 11:19:04PM +0300, Yavor Doganov wrote: This is a request to the the GNOME Foundation Board for action/decision regarding this matter. There are some strings in some GNOME programs and very few in the GNOME documentaion that refer to the operating system as Linux. We

Re: A matter of intent [Was: Re: Code of Conduct final draft?]

2006-08-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 12:07:14PM -0400, Dominic Lachowicz wrote: You have said that the CoC isn't and wasn't 'rules' and claimed to have added this point to the Wiki page on June 2nd.[1] I don't think that your June 2nd change [2] actually says that this isn't and wasn't rules, and what you

Re: Substituting Linux with GNU/Linux or GNU

2006-08-05 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sat, Aug 05, 2006 at 01:41:44AM +0300, Yavor Doganov wrote: Olav Vitters wrote: FWIW, I did see 2 requests to rename 'Linux' on bugzilla.gnome.org to GNU/Linux. My official position is 'people use that field?!?' (except crazy GIMP developers; which is the only reason you can still see

Re: Research groups and the GNOME project

2006-11-13 Thread Olav Vitters
(Wanted to leave this to others, but oh well) On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 05:37:29PM +, Alan Horkan wrote: [..] I cannot really speak to your other requests but I'd say the only problem there will be finding administrators with the time and energy available to help you out. - Mirroring

Re: Research groups and the GNOME project

2006-11-13 Thread Olav Vitters
(made CC-list a bit smaller) On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 08:52:53PM +0200, Juha Siltala wrote: - Access to the Bugzilla database Bugzilla is public, and I've been able to get all the data I want. Just a warning to everyone reading this: Having public access does not mean it is ok to write

Re: Candidacy: Joachim Noreiko

2006-11-19 Thread Olav Vitters
On Thu, Nov 16, 2006 at 11:57:09PM +, Joachim Noreiko wrote: radically changed since. Mailing lists are strange, alien places to people who don't come from hacker culture. The same goes for IRC. When you finally Small question: I saw one or two suggestions to force GNOME developers to not

Re: Code of conduct (bis)

2006-12-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 05:50:53PM +0100, Philip Van Hoof wrote: On Fri, 2006-12-01 at 20:04 +0100, Murray Cumming wrote: On Fri, 2006-12-01 at 19:43 +0100, Danilo Šegan wrote: Today at 18:44, Murray Cumming wrote: But yes, I'll try the endorsement strategy if I have to. I

Re: Code of conduct (bis)

2006-12-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 07:27:27PM +0100, Philip Van Hoof wrote: On Mon, 2006-12-04 at 18:53 +0100, Olav Vitters wrote: I signed the code of conduct under the strict condition that there is no official enforcement of these principles, and that it should not be interpreted like a legal

Re: Hiring a part-time sysadmin?

2007-06-23 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sat, Jun 23, 2007 at 12:05:59PM +0200, Murray Cumming wrote: Meanwhile, our sysadmins seem overworked, causing understandable delays for simple requests. Now seems like a good time to pay someone so that requests for new accounts, mailing lists, bugzilla products, etc, get done almost

Re: Mailing lists fixage

2007-06-23 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sun, Jun 24, 2007 at 05:45:56AM +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote: quote who=Olav Vitters Mailing list setup is broken. Hiring someone to figure it all out might be a good idea; because currently I do not setup mailing lists just because I do not want to figure out how. I studied the broken

Re: p.g.o. policy

2007-08-20 Thread Olav Vitters
the component. Bugzilla is there to assist. It makes no sense to have components/products that the maintainer doesn't look at. This even if I think it would add transparency. --- Comment #1 from Olav Vitters 2007-08-20 21:37 UTC --- Jeff is also a GNOME sysadmin (see http

Re: Can we improve things?

2007-09-06 Thread Olav Vitters
On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 11:19:49PM +0200, Damien Sandras wrote: You probably know that I started contributing to GNOME in my spare time back in 2000. I have dedicated countless hours to my project, GnomeMeeting, now known as Ekiga. It means 7 years of development, exclusively done during

Re: Can we improve things?

2007-09-07 Thread Olav Vitters
On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 11:57:19AM +0300, Zeeshan Ali wrote: About the svn access, all centralized VCS's are meant for dictatorships. If the gnome foundation really wants to improve the situation, i recommend moving to git or some other non-distributed VCS instead of brain-dead centralized

Re: Git vs SVN (was: Can we improve things?)

2007-09-08 Thread Olav Vitters
On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 10:35:55PM -0400, Kevin Kubasik wrote: While I don't wish to sound trite, I do think almost everyone here knows what everyone else is going to say, and maybe trying to headstart the discussion is a bad move, and presumptuous, but allow me to throw out an idea. I

Re: Git vs SVN (was: Can we improve things?)

2007-09-08 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 02:03:20AM +0300, Zeeshan Ali wrote: Hi! On 9/7/07, Olav Vitters [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 11:57:19AM +0300, Zeeshan Ali wrote: About the svn access, all centralized VCS's are meant for dictatorships. If the gnome foundation really

Re: Git vs SVN (was: Can we improve things?)

2007-09-08 Thread Olav Vitters
CVS) (D-)SCM evolve. Before GNOME is ready to switch a lot of development will have happened in the various tools. So if Git had Windows as a priority, I'd expect Windows to be solved soon enough. Another point for SVN is that everything seems to integrate with it. On 9/8/07, Olav Vitters [EMAIL

Re: Git vs SVN (was: Can we improve things?)

2007-09-08 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 03:23:31PM +0300, Zeeshan Ali wrote: Hi! Was hard to sleep last night after i sent my last message so i must clarify something before i attempt to answer anyone's reply: You need to look at it a bit objectively. Linus says you are stupid and ugly because you

Re: Git vs SVN (was: Can we improve things?)

2007-09-08 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 04:47:31PM +0300, Kalle Vahlman wrote: 2007/9/8, Olav Vitters [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 05:56:38AM -0400, Kevin Kubasik wrote: Let's summarize it as: I don't know any D-SCM :-) (only investigate by checking out docs) (but I am also not interested

Re: Git vs SVN (was: Can we improve things?)

2007-09-10 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 08:29:35AM +0300, Kalle Vahlman wrote: 2007/9/8, Olav Vitters [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 04:47:31PM +0300, Kalle Vahlman wrote: And this all is naturally from the developer/maintainer POV, as translators and documentors do not benefit from

Re: Git vs SVN (was: Can we improve things?)

2007-09-10 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 03:05:18PM -0500, Federico Mena Quintero wrote: On Sat, 2007-09-08 at 10:17 +0200, Olav Vitters wrote: Hi, Olav, You are ignoring the central place. You need somewhere all GNOME devs are able to commit. This is what is so wrong about www.gnome.org/~foo/git

Re: Can we improve things?

2007-09-10 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 05:23:28PM -0500, Federico Mena Quintero wrote: On Mon, 2007-09-10 at 16:21 -0400, Claudio Saavedra wrote: That's the way things are handled ATM. With the exception that only Jeff is supposed to commit to the appropriate file (there's a README or HACKING somewhere

Re: Creating new modules -- request for help

2007-09-15 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 04:42:03PM -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote: Bringing it back to the present, there's stuff on svn.mugshot.org that really belongs on gnome.org, but it seems it didn't end up there. I don't think this was a conscious thing, but I think it probably was due to just enough of

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

2007-10-31 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 04:17:05PM -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: The idea and board's decision was transcribed in board meeting minutes and sent to this least a few months ago. A mild discussion started and there was no strong opposition to the membership. I don't think just because a fool

Re: iCal Calendar for 2007 Board of Directors Election

2007-11-11 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sat, Nov 10, 2007 at 09:36:20PM -0300, Fernando San Martín Woerner wrote: I have uploaded this iCal file with the 2007 Board of Directors Election schedule. http://traza.googlecode.com/files/elections2007.ics Please put it on a GNOME site, see foundation-web module in svn.gnome.org. --

Re: [Candidacy] Thomas Thurman

2007-11-19 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sat, Nov 17, 2007 at 12:07:27PM -0500, Thomas Thurman wrote: I did send this email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] and foundation-list@gnome.org, but in a conversation a short while later I was convinced that I could best help the Foundation by not being on the BoD; I cancelled the foundation-list

Re: GNOME Foundation Meeting Minutes :: 10th October 2007

2007-11-21 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 04:50:32PM +0200, Lucas Rocha wrote: 7) New HDDs for buildbot machine The buildbot machine (build.gnome.org) had a very small HDD (32GB) and needed new ones. The board agreed on buying new HDDs for build.gnome.org as requested by Olav Vitters on October 8. Owen

Re: GNOME Foundation Statement on ECMA TC45-M Participation

2007-11-23 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sat, Nov 24, 2007 at 12:44:52AM +, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote: Don't cry about people who criticize the Foundation's unconditional support for OOXML, you're pointing guns at your own feet (and in fact just took another shot). Nice trollish statement. -- Regards, Olav

Re: GNOME Foundation Statement on ECMA TC45-M Participation

2007-11-23 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sat, Nov 24, 2007 at 01:22:00AM +, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote: On Sat, Nov 24, 2007 at 02:02:49AM +0100, Olav Vitters wrote: On Sat, Nov 24, 2007 at 12:44:52AM +, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote: Don't cry about people who criticize the Foundation's unconditional support

Re: GNOME Foundation Statement on ECMA TC45-M Participation

2007-11-24 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sat, Nov 24, 2007 at 05:05:08PM +, Alan Cox wrote: Don't change the subject. The statement I quoted is trollish. There is no need to say we are shooting at our own feet repeatedly. Especially without any argument (I do not mean just text in an email). The announcement was not

Re: ghop

2008-01-27 Thread Olav Vitters
On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 10:29:23AM -0500, Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak wrote: I think gnome-love and gnome-contest (or whatever) should be separate things. The nice thing about ghop was that it pulled in new people who would not otherwise have been interested, by motivating them with a contest

Re: GNOME Foundation and Mozilla Foundation join forces

2008-03-05 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 04:33:38PM -0500, Richard Stallman wrote: I heard that work was under way developing a free replacement for Talkback. I do not know where this work stands now. In any case, we need to be careful not to recommend the non-free Firefox binaries, unless both problems have

Re: Supporting GTK+

2008-06-02 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 10:49:40AM +0200, Andreas Nilsson wrote: Perhaps this is a issue with the GNOME website. Long time thing to change it... Looking at http://www.gnome.org/contact/ it first and foremost lists IRC channels and later down on the page a bunch of e-mail addresses, without

Re: Minutes for Directors Meeting of May 5th, 2007

2008-06-04 Thread Olav Vitters
[ If it is regarding some technical detail, please follow up to gnome-infrastructure (reply-to set to that). ] On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 11:46:04PM -0700, Luis Villa wrote: * Accounts team ACTION: vincent to ask around who can extend/develop mango to automate accounts creation I'd really

Re: Using the proper feed for pvanhoof

2008-09-11 Thread Olav Vitters
On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 05:01:12PM +0200, Philip Van Hoof wrote: I remember Jeff Waugh, implementer of the policies, stating that the diversity of pgo is what he wants to maintain. Small addition (quote from pgo): Planet GNOME is a window into the world, work and lives of GNOME hackers and

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

2008-09-17 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 09:21:51AM -0400, Luis Villa wrote: * Meeting w/ KDE about GUADEC/Akademy 2009 being scheduled for early September in Berlin. So instead of trying to push for earlier in the year we're delaying it even further? How will this relate to 'high season'? Note that early

Re: Changes to the GNOME board

2008-12-15 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 02:12:51PM -0500, Gregory Leblanc wrote: With that said, Congratulations Diego! me too I do have one question about the bylaws, though. I seem to recall a large discussion about changing the term of the directors to be 18 months instead of 1 year. However, Section 3

Re: GNOME DVCS Survey Results

2009-01-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 09:40:33AM -0600, Jason D. Clinton wrote: On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 8:51 AM, Olav Vitters o...@bkor.dhs.org wrote: That isn't a contest. It is a survey. Please don't read more in to my email than I intended. There's no need to get defensive. It is not defensive. I

Re: GNOME DVCS Survey Results

2009-01-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 08:10:21AM -0600, Jason D. Clinton wrote: This is pretty decent analysis going on here :) I'd like to remind people of John Carr's recent blog post too, someone mentioned in the survey results actually. JC has been working on bzr with git protocol support, which

Re: GNOME DVCS Survey Results

2009-01-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 05:29:02PM -0500, David Zeuthen wrote: Uh, but that's exactly how I understood the proposal and I believe that the points I made (that you didn't respond to) still stands: That it's crazy to officially want to support git, bzr and hg *at* the same time *from* the same

Re: GNOME DVCS Survey Results

2009-01-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 11:37:05PM +0100, Patryk Zawadzki wrote: On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 11:33 PM, Olav Vitters o...@bkor.dhs.org wrote: On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 05:29:02PM -0500, David Zeuthen wrote: Uh, but that's exactly how I understood the proposal and I believe that the points I made

Re: GNOME DVCS Survey Results

2009-01-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 12:04:30AM +0100, Johannes Schmid wrote: Hi! It seems pretty clear to me that any 'homegrown' system like this is not suitable as a longterm, stable solution for a project the size of gnome. I totally agree here! This is simply a problem of QA. If someone writes

Re: GNOME DVCS Survey Results

2009-01-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 06:05:30PM -0500, David Zeuthen wrote: On Sun, 2009-01-04 at 23:58 +0100, Olav Vitters wrote: On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 05:40:18PM -0500, David Zeuthen wrote: Is it *really* so hard to understand that this whole git-serve is a terrible idea? You expect me

Re: GNOME DVCS Survey Results

2009-01-05 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 06:34:47PM -0500, David Zeuthen wrote: On Mon, 2009-01-05 at 00:18 +0100, Olav Vitters wrote: I am not evading. Stop trying to make this personal. I don't care about CoC, I don't like you're talking to me. Please. Stop trying to make this look like it's personal

Re: GNOME DVCS Survey Results

2009-01-05 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 07:00:52AM -0700, Elijah Newren wrote: I'd like to help with another path forward, namely native git repositories since I believe that is what most of the community wants. As you said, it isn't clear how it could work for non-sysadmins to come up with clear proposal

Re: What do you think of the foundation?

2009-05-31 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 07:33:07AM -0600, Stormy Peters wrote: Sometimes people say inappropriate things in inappropriate tones on GNOME forums, irc, mailing lists, blogs, etc. Right now, the community just lets them. We don't enforce our Standards of Conduct. That is somewhat overstated: 1. I

Re: What do you think of the foundation?

2009-06-02 Thread Olav Vitters
On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 07:59:47AM +0200, Dave Neary wrote: reasons why they might happen. Ignoring the rest, I'll just share my thoughts on ability to discuss things on mailing lists. Let me be as clear as possible: There are people in our community who are losing faith in the

Re: What do you think of the foundation?

2009-06-02 Thread Olav Vitters
On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 05:13:44PM -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: On 06/02/2009 05:56 AM, Olav Vitters wrote: - just doing something (infrastructure) is*way* better than trying to discuss it on d-d-l. No idea why, maybe because I explain it badly, but I view discussing things on d-d-l

END OF THREAD PLEASE (was: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership)

2009-12-09 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 12:48:45PM +, Lucas Rocha wrote: Before deciding on this, we thought it would be useful to get some feedback from the community. Seems thread is becoming 1) heated 2) repeating So, see subject. -- Regards, Olav ___

Administrivia: Subscription policy

2009-12-15 Thread Olav Vitters
In order to slow down people subscribing without reading the archives as a quick fix I've *temporarily* changed the subscription policy to require approval from a moderator. This is NOT a change in policy, everyone will be approved. It is just to avoid lots of new threads about GNU and so on

Re: Private Foundation-List Petition for referendum

2009-12-15 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 05:02:15PM +1000, brendan edmonds wrote: I used the term 'open source' to refer to the following criteria of the definition for a project to be open source (http://opensource.org/docs/osd). I approved this non-member email. However, from

Re: Oracle takeover and GNOME accessibility

2010-02-08 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sun, Feb 07, 2010 at 06:14:01PM +0100, Fernando Herrera wrote: So, I would like to ask the board to take this issue very seriously and try to contact SUN/Oracle representatives in the advisory board regarding this issue. Fyi, this was also raised as a major concern during a release team

Re: Foundation IRC Meeting on Saturday, February 27th

2010-02-27 Thread Olav Vitters
On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 02:01:21PM +0100, Vincent Untz wrote: As discussed during the last IRC meeting of the Foundation, we're going to hold another IRC meeting next Saturday: Please send this to foundation-announce instead. It is meant for announcements. I am going to unsubscribe from

Re: pvanhoof issue (was: GNOME: lack of strategic roadmap)

2010-02-28 Thread Olav Vitters
Take this stuff off list please. -- Regards, Olav ___ foundation-list mailing list foundation-list@gnome.org http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-list

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - May 13, 2010

2010-05-26 Thread Olav Vitters
On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 11:49:19AM -0700, Sriram Ramkrishna wrote: On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 7:53 PM, Brian Cameron brian.came...@oracle.comwrote: * Sysadmin job o An Interview Team has been established + The Interview Team is composed of 3 people: Jonathan

Re: Some notes on GNOME Shell

2010-06-02 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Jun 02, 2010 at 11:57:49AM +0200, Patryk Zawadzki wrote: On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 2:11 AM, Owen Taylor otay...@redhat.com wrote: The secret master plan  Boy do I wish I had a secret master plan tucked in a drawer  somewhere! It would be really useful  To the extent we have a

Re: Question for Bastian Nocera

2010-06-14 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 11:53:17PM +0200, guido iodice wrote: Excuse me, I was unclear. That is no matter of quantity, but matter Some of these posts (the one I'm replying to) hit the moderation queue. Just FYI: I won't approve any of such posts anymore. Find another list to discuss GNU vs

Re: GNOME Foundation Hires a System Administrator

2010-09-18 Thread Olav Vitters
On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 10:01:02PM -0500, Paul Cutler wrote: Welcome aboard Christer! Congratulations! Note that the message didn't say, but Christer was already a volunteer sysadmin. -- Regards, Olav ___ foundation-list mailing list

Re: [guadec-list] Dates format for Desktop Summit 2011 announced

2010-10-12 Thread Olav Vitters
On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 09:30:49AM +0200, Dave Neary wrote: Hi Gil, Gil Forcada wrote: So criticism was expected? I understood as a set-in-stone decision :) Feedback was expected... some of this *is* set in stone, but I definitely prefer hearing concerns now, so that we can try to

Re: GUADEC Feedback (we want it!)

2010-10-12 Thread Olav Vitters
On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 11:56:55AM +0530, Arun Raghavan wrote: On 12 October 2010 06:51, Paul Cutler pcut...@gnome.org wrote: [...] Thank you to everyone for the feedback.  We've organized and collected it and published it here: http://live.gnome.org/GUADEC/Guadec2010Feedback Thanks

Re: CENATIC Report on the International Status of Open Source Software 2010

2010-12-26 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sat, Dec 25, 2010 at 07:55:33AM -0800, Lefty wrote: I agree. In fact, I'd like to see the full text of Mr. Stallman's essay on why software should be free included as well, so that readers will not be misled in any way, but will understand the full import of this distinction. I

Re: desktopsummit registration forces gnome users to have a kde identity

2011-03-10 Thread Olav Vitters
On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 04:47:28PM +0800, Frederic Muller wrote: What a nice answer... The problem is not about growing up but about preserving the GNOME identity. What is the problem exactly? I'd feel weird registering at an KDE site, because I'd only register for Desktop Summit (which I view

Re: desktopsummit registration forces gnome users to have a kde identity

2011-03-10 Thread Olav Vitters
On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 07:57:53AM +1300, Ben Cooksley wrote: Due to the way the application is built, a entirely seperate copy of the application would have to be set up, and it would administer the same data. Ok, seems too much effort.  * guarantee that my details are only used for

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - March 29th, 2011

2011-04-12 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 09:00:06PM -0500, Brian Cameron wrote: * There has also been discussion about whether GNOME projects should be allowed to join Conservancy. o Andreas, Bastien, Paul: -1 o Emily, German, Og, Paul: 0 [..] * CiviCRM Improvements

Re: Candidacy: Rodrigo Moya

2011-05-19 Thread Olav Vitters
On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 10:23:47AM +0200, Rodrigo Moya wrote: Also, based on recent discussions, I would like to help define the message we give to 3rd parties about what GNOME is, so there is no confusion as to what those 3rd parties should expect from GNOME. Do you think GNOME means GNOME

Re: orphaned GNOME Foundnation web site

2011-05-22 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 01:02:41PM -0700, Andre Klapper wrote: On Sun, 2011-05-22 at 11:21 -0700, Andy Tai wrote: FYI, there is an old site at http://gnome-foundation.org/ which shows information from about 2001. Maybe the URL should be auto-forward to the current site. This is not an

Re: Candidacy: Lionel Dricot

2011-05-22 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 11:00:45AM +0200, Lionel Dricot wrote: I want to achieve to make obvious to anybody that all the GNOME technologies (including GTK+) are technologies adapted to a commercial product and that high quality commercial support exist for them. I hope this will help GNOME to

Candidates question: Contributor agreement

2011-05-26 Thread Olav Vitters
Given that we already have a policy on copyright assignments[1], I wondered what is your position regarding contributor agreements[2]? Should the board do something with contributor agreements and if so, what should be done? [1] https://live.gnome.org/CopyrightAssignment [2] e.g.

Re: new member, introduction

2011-10-06 Thread Olav Vitters
On Thu, Oct 06, 2011 at 10:21:27AM +0200, Antoine Jacoutot wrote: Part of my day job is to support several hundred users running GNOME on OpenBSD for big corporations around the globe. Ohh.. nice! Do you also blog about that support? Always nice to see such things on planet gnome. (hint hint

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - October 4th, 2011

2011-10-19 Thread Olav Vitters
On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 03:15:34PM +0100, Emmanuele Bassi wrote: * Desktop Summit * What to do with the survey results? * Stormy asked for a breakdown of the data, received a full data dump of the results in csv format. Asked for database format. * Some data mining

FOSDEM stand

2011-11-29 Thread Olav Vitters
Heard that we didn't register a FOSDEM stand yet, so I did it on behalf of GNOME. I'll likely only be there in the afternoon. Not sure who normally registers the stand or is an early bird. In any case, if someone could reply and say the event box will be there + usual t-shirts and so on: would be

Re: FOSDEM stand

2011-12-02 Thread Olav Vitters
On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 02:17:08PM +0100, Lionel Dricot wrote: Living not far from Brussels, the box could be sent to my place. I can bring it on Saturday morning and take it back on Sunday afternoon. Cool and thanks! I'll check how to send the box to you. -- Regards, Olav

Re: Desktop Summit Planning

2011-12-14 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 11:20:18AM +0100, Andy Wingo wrote: You mention that we had a problem with this in the last Desktop Summit. Has this been a problem in other events as well? The board specifically requested GNOME-NL to hold GUADEC. -- Regards, Olav

Re: Desktop Summit Planning

2011-12-14 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 08:02:32PM +0100, Olav Vitters wrote: On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 11:20:18AM +0100, Andy Wingo wrote: You mention that we had a problem with this in the last Desktop Summit. Has this been a problem in other events as well? The board specifically requested GNOME-NL

Re: Desktop Summit Planning

2011-12-14 Thread Olav Vitters
On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 09:42:28PM -0600, Brian Cameron wrote: The biggest complaints about the Desktop Summit seem to be: I don't want to miss out on GUADEC. And a Desktop Summit is not a GUADEC. In discussion, the following options have been suggested as ways to improve the event. 1. To

Re: FOG contact

2012-01-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Tue, Jan 03, 2012 at 02:32:43PM +0800, Frederic Muller wrote: Is there an alias for such a request that would be the right place to ask questions? Tried the generic bo...@gnome.org? -- Regards, Olav ___ foundation-list mailing list

Re: FOG contact

2012-01-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 07:56:00PM +0800, Frederic Muller wrote: Maybe having a FOG alias going to several people would still make sense and make FOG donors feel like there is 'support contact' to get in touch with without the need to subscribe to a GNOME mailing list or dig up contacts. If

Re: Could a few influential GNOME develoers join gnu-prog-disc...@gnu.org?

2012-01-20 Thread Olav Vitters
On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 06:07:07PM +, Bastien Nocera wrote: And I was hoping to steer the discussion towards the fact that 1) it's a piece of freedesktop.org software that does this, so 2) the discussion should take place neither on GNU mailing-lists, nor on GNOME ones, but on

Re: FOSDEM stand

2012-01-23 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 08:58:03AM +0100, Tobias Mueller wrote: Let me draw your attention at the wiki: https://live.gnome.org/GnomeEvents/FOSDEM/2012/Stand. It'd be awesome if you could add yourself to the list of people helping out at the FOSDEM stand. So far, it's only a couple of people

Re: The GNOME Foundation has a new home

2012-02-17 Thread Olav Vitters
On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 12:15:35AM +0100, Andrea Veri wrote: It's an honour for me to announce that the Foundation's website has been completely migrated to gnome.org. We've been working on this for a few months now, but the result is simply awesome. Cool! FYI, you could also change

Re: live.gnome.org Maintenance

2012-05-22 Thread Olav Vitters
On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 09:58:58AM +0200, Andrea Veri wrote: live.gnome.org will go under MAINTENANCE in a few minutes while I migrate the content to the new host I finished setting up yesterday night. Another mail will follow as soon as everything got migrated. Awesome! It is still

Re: Database's machine DOWN

2012-06-03 Thread Olav Vitters
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 and hopefully the issue will be fixed anytime soon. (no ETA though)

Re: Database's machine DOWN

2012-06-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Jun 04, 2012 at 09:02:13AM +0200, Vincent Untz wrote: 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

Re: Database's machine DOWN

2012-06-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sun, Jun 03, 2012 at 09:19:43PM +0200, Olav Vitters wrote: 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: Database's machine DOWN

2012-06-04 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Jun 04, 2012 at 08:46:50AM +0100, Richard Hughes wrote: On 4 June 2012 08:02, Vincent Untz vu...@gnome.org wrote: Is the sql database for the elections impacted by this? If yes, is there a risk that some votes got lost? Some bugs appear to have been lost, e.g.

Re: Change in affiliation

2012-06-20 Thread Olav Vitters
On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 07:16:09PM +0100, Emmanuele Bassi wrote: starting on June 25, my new affiliation will be the Mozilla Foundation. Probably bad, but my first thought was wtf will happen with clutter :P Congrats and so on :) -- Regards, Olav

Re: GNOME now

2012-11-28 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 10:26:22AM -0500, Emily Gonyer wrote: Exactly. This is what most browsers do now as well - they have a 'preferences' with very basic, standard things (much as we have in settings currently). Then theres a little button for advanced - and then you get all sorts of

Re: GNOME now

2012-11-28 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 02:33:56PM +, Emmanuele Bassi wrote: as opposed to the days of GNOME 2.x, the tweak UI tool is actually maintained, hosted on git.gnome.org, released along with the rest of GNOME, and designed by the GNOME design team. but, obviously, having three maintained UIs for

Re: Bugzilla upgrade? [was: Re: GNOME Bugmail: Gmail threading finally working!]

2012-12-12 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 04:48:43PM +0100, Andrea Veri wrote: Thanks for bringing this up Andre. I can try to work on the upgrade but I never touched Bugzilla before since Olav was used to manage it. I've searched around for the upgrade documentation [1] and it doesn't look like an hard

Re: Bugzilla upgrade? [was: Re: GNOME Bugmail: Gmail threading finally working!]

2012-12-12 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 04:58:48PM +0100, Olav Vitters wrote: Do *NOT* touch Bugzilla. As mentioned before, there are *load* and with the not touching I meant in case of an intended action of just upgrading to a new vanilla upstream version. -- Regards, Olav

Re: Bugzilla upgrade? [was: Re: GNOME Bugmail: Gmail threading finally working!]

2012-12-12 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 05:17:54PM +0100, Andre Klapper wrote: On Wed, 2012-12-12 at 16:48 +0100, Andrea Veri wrote: Thanks for bringing this up Andre. I can try to work on the upgrade but I never touched Bugzilla before since Olav was used to manage it. I've searched around for the upgrade

Re: Bugzilla upgrade? [was: Re: GNOME Bugmail: Gmail threading finally working!]

2012-12-12 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 05:42:16PM +0100, Andre Klapper wrote: On Wed, 2012-12-12 at 17:24 +0100, Olav Vitters wrote: Would be helpful if Olav could outline that, yes. There's a raw codedump of some stuff at http://bzr.mozilla.org/bugzilla/extensions/ which is untested and non-working

Re: Bugzilla upgrade? [was: Re: GNOME Bugmail: Gmail threading finally working!]

2012-12-13 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 06:33:17PM +0100, Andre Klapper wrote: On Wed, 2012-12-12 at 18:10 +0100, Olav Vitters wrote: That is why there is a GNOME extension as well. Then there's likely missing documentation about dependencies. Currently no README file in the Browse extension would even

Bugzilla upgrade work

2012-12-14 Thread Olav Vitters
If anyone wants to join, I'll work on Bugzilla during Dec 22 - Dec 30 together with Andrea. Recommended to know: - Bugzilla - GNOME Bugzilla (it is not standard :P) see https://launchpad.net/bugzilla.gnome.org for the code and instructions to see the diff vs vanilla 3.4) - Perl - read

Re: Bugzilla upgrade work

2012-12-17 Thread Olav Vitters
On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 11:06:03AM -0800, Sriram Ramkrishna wrote: Is there some way we could make these extensions and patches we can put in a puppet install? I realize the database portion is going to be the manual stuff, but it seems that it would be easier to be able to automate it. Of

Re: Fwd: Re: Commit push do gnome-calculator

2012-12-30 Thread Olav Vitters
On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 12:21:38PM -0200, Enrico Nicoletto wrote: I and my collegue Rafael Ferreira are facing problems in push the catalog pt_BR.po in Gnome Calculator´s module in Git. We, from the Brazilian Portuguese Translation Team, believe that this error is caused by a permission

Re: Setting moderation bit for members who consistently hijack topics

2013-01-11 Thread Olav Vitters
On Wed, Jan 09, 2013 at 06:37:41PM -0500, Karen Sandler wrote: Moreover, it's probably more polite to make requests about changes to moderation policy off-list to the admins, I'm set as one of the listadmins for this mailing list. Suggest at minimum the following: * decide what is on topic and

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

2013-01-25 Thread Olav Vitters
On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 11:29:10PM -0500, Karen Sandler wrote: In the spirit of the below email from last week, I'm extremely pleased to announce that the Foundation is hiring Andrea to work as our new sysadmin contractor. We've been without someone in this position since Christer stepped down

Re: Mail OUTAGE: 29 Jan, 21.00 - 23.00 GMT+1

2013-01-28 Thread Olav Vitters
On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 08:33:55PM +0100, Andrea Veri wrote: I'm currently in the middle of migrating our mail server to a different host and I'll take care of updating the relevant details (MX Records etc.) tomorrow. Cool! Info for the rest: the current machine handling mail is really old

New mail archive script

2013-02-13 Thread Olav Vitters
[ Regarding the new mail.gnome.org ] On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 04:10:52PM +0100, Andrea Veri wrote: All the services should be up and running again. The migration took a bit more than we expected cause of a failing script. That was a Perl script which failed because of a missing module. It

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