GNOME Store

2009-04-30 Thread Paul Cutler
Hi, a few of us were chatting in #marketing in IRC today, and one topic that came up, that I believe has come up before, is the creation of a GNOME Store to sell merchandise, such as t-shirts. Stormy has previously talked to Zazzle, who runs the Mozilla store (http://store.mozilla.org/), and it

Re: New GNOME Foundation Members

2009-06-10 Thread Paul Cutler
forward to meeting people in person. Paul On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 7:30 PM, Bruno Boaventura brunoboavent...@gmail.comwrote: Hello everybody! The GNOME Foundation Membership Committee is proud to present the new members: - Brad Taylor - Nils Faerber - Paul Cutler - Pockey Lam If your name

Re: Call for invitations to be the host of GNOME.Asia Summit 2009

2009-06-24 Thread Paul Cutler
Brian, I show this as sent May, 15th: dateFri, May 15, 2009 at 4:20 AM Paul On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 2:43 PM, Brian Cameron brian.came...@sun.comwrote: Emily: Dear GNOME friends For those of you who would like to host the next GNOME.Asia Summit in 2009 you are hereby invited to write a

Re: Code of Conduct and Foundation membership

2009-12-13 Thread Paul Cutler
As it says in the footer of Planet GNOME: *Planet GNOME is a window into the world, work and lives of GNOME hackers and contributors http://planet.gnome.org/heads/. *Planet GNOME automatically reposts blog entries from the GNOME community. Entries on this page are owned by their authors. We do

2009 Annual Report - Help Needed

2010-02-11 Thread Paul Cutler
Hi all, I know this is a bit off-topic for the desktop-devel list, but I wanted to cast as wide a net as I could. I'm looking for help in writing the 2009 Annual Report, especially with articles about GUADEC, GNOME user groups, and hackfests. If you're interested in writing an article about

Sysadmin Team Update (and looking for 2 volunteers)

2010-02-12 Thread Paul Cutler
Hi all, I wanted to give you a brief update on the Sysadmin team. Last April, Owen sent out an email[1] outlining changes to the Sysadmin team and a goal of hiring a part-time System Administrator to help coordinate the Sysadmin team. (And we're getting closer to be the goal every day!) Last

Re: Sysadmin Team Update (and looking for 2 volunteers)

2010-02-13 Thread Paul Cutler
On Fri, 2010-02-12 at 21:08 -0600, Paul Cutler wrote: snip If you have any questions, please feel free to send me an email, email the infrastructure list or stop by the #sysadmin IRC channel on GIMPNet IRC. Hi all, thanks for all the interest. Please just email the gnome-infrastructure list

Re: Brief Introduction

2010-02-13 Thread Paul Cutler
On Sat, 2010-02-13 at 11:38 -0500, Jim Evins wrote: snip Hello, My name is Jim Evins. I am the creator of gLabels, a program for designing and printing labels and business cards, which I have been maintaining since 2001. I am honored the be accepted as a GNOME foundation member. I

Re: Brief Introduction

2010-02-13 Thread Paul Cutler
cOn Sat, 2010-02-13 at 11:38 -0500, Jim Evins wrote: On 02/11/2010 08:31 AM, Bruno Boaventura wrote: The GNOME Foundation Membership Committee is proud to present the new members: - Bradley M. Kuhn - Holger Berndt - Jim Evins - Joanmarie Diggs - Juan Jose Marin Martinez - Scott

Re: Reboot: Strategic goals for GNOME

2010-03-03 Thread Paul Cutler
Hi, On Wed, 2010-03-03 at 04:35 -0600, Andrew Savory wrote: Hi, snip Focussing in on one area that I can talk about: Qt is perceived by some to be stronger from a business perspective due to the 'more complete' offering: extensive documentation and an SDK. Shaun McCance and I were

Re: unsubscribing

2010-03-05 Thread Paul Cutler
On Fri, 2010-03-05 at 14:41 +0100, Dave Neary wrote: I'm unsubscribing from foundation-list. Bye. I don't think I'm the only one who's disturbed by the fact that multiple Foundation members are leaving the list. I've also seen similar comments in #gnome-hackers from other Foundation

Re: Reboot: Strategic goals for GNOME

2010-03-07 Thread Paul Cutler
On Sun, 2010-03-07 at 02:51 -0500, Richard Stallman wrote: See http://www.fsf.org/news/2009-07-mscp-mono for details. That article is a load of crap, a package of half truths. You are entitled to your opinion, but I think you're wrong. I invite people to read it and judge for

Re: Stepping down from the board

2010-03-12 Thread Paul Cutler
On Fri, 2010-03-12 at 15:54 -0500, Behdad Esfahbod wrote: Hi, When I decided to run for the foundation board in 2006, many of the old timers where not running again and there was the feeling that new people are needed on the board. The board work has been very educational and rewarding for

GNOME Foundation Board Affiliation Update

2010-04-06 Thread Paul Cutler
With the recent additions to the Board in the last couple of months and some job changes (including myself last week) since the elections last year, we wanted to provide a quick update on current Board affiliations: * Brian Cameron (Oracle) * Jorge Castro (Canonical) * Paul

[Fwd: Foundation IRC Meeting on Saturday, April 24th]

2010-04-24 Thread Paul Cutler
This is a reminder that the Foundation IRC Meeting is later today. If you have any topics you'd like to discuss, please add them to the wiki! See you there! Paul ---BeginMessage--- Hi, The next IRC meeting of the Foundation will be held next Saturday. Or Friday, depending on where you live :-)

Re: [Fwd: Foundation IRC Meeting on Saturday, April 24th]

2010-04-24 Thread Paul Cutler
On Sat, 2010-04-24 at 08:22 -0500, Paul Cutler wrote: This is a reminder that the Foundation IRC Meeting is later today. If you have any topics you'd like to discuss, please add them to the wiki! See you there! Paul email message attachment, Forwarded message - Foundation IRC Meeting

Re: question for candidates

2010-06-01 Thread Paul Cutler
On Tue, 2010-06-01 at 17:03 -0400, Richard Stallman wrote: Here is a question for the candidates. To advance to the goal of freedom for software users, we need to develop good free software, and we need to teach people to value and demand the freedom that free software offers them. We need

Re: A few questions for the candidates

2010-06-01 Thread Paul Cutler
On Tue, 2010-06-01 at 23:30 +0200, Vincent Untz wrote: 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

Foundation IRC Meeting on Saturday, July 10th

2010-06-27 Thread Paul Cutler
Hi, We haven't had a Foundation IRC meeting in a few months (especially after I got the time zone wrong last time!) and we've scheduled our next meeting: When: Saturday, July 10th, from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC Where: irc.gnome.org #foundation We understand that this time may

Desktop Summit 2011 bids

2010-07-06 Thread Paul Cutler
Hi happy Foundation members! We are in the final stages of accepting bids for the 2011 Desktop Summit co-hosted by GNOME and KDE. (Yes, we're thinking about next year already and we haven't even had GUADEC this year yet!) As part of that process, we have asked the bidding organizations to make

Re: Desktop Summit 2011 bids

2010-07-06 Thread Paul Cutler
On Tue, 2010-07-06 at 17:08 -0500, Paul Cutler wrote: Hi happy Foundation members! We are in the final stages of accepting bids for the 2011 Desktop Summit co-hosted by GNOME and KDE. (Yes, we're thinking about next year already and we haven't even had GUADEC this year yet!) As part

Re: Foundation IRC Meeting on Saturday, July 10th

2010-07-08 Thread Paul Cutler
On Sun, 2010-06-27 at 10:10 -0500, Paul Cutler wrote: Hi, We haven't had a Foundation IRC meeting in a few months (especially after I got the time zone wrong last time!) and we've scheduled our next meeting: When: Saturday, July 10th, from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC Where

Re: gobby server

2010-08-12 Thread Paul Cutler
On Thu, 2010-08-12 at 19:01 -0600, Christer Edwards wrote: For example, we could run one instance on a non-default port and configure it as password protected to be used by the board. This would allow for the privacy that the board discussion requires. We could run another instance on the

GNOME Journal Issue 21 released!

2010-09-01 Thread Paul Cutler
to all of our authors and editors for making this issue happen. GNOME Journal is licensed under a CC-BY-SA 3.0 license so please feel free to translate and podcast! Read it now: http://www.gnome.journal.org Paul Cutler Your friendly GNOME Journal Editor in Chief

GNOME Foundation Hires a System Administrator

2010-09-17 Thread Paul Cutler
are grateful for the time they spent during this process. Welcome aboard Christer! Paul Cutler ___ foundation-list mailing list foundation-list@gnome.org http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-list

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - September 16, 2010

2010-10-11 Thread Paul Cutler
Hi Jonh, Thanks for the feedback. We (and the Travel Committee) more than understand that certain parts of the world cost more than others for travel, so please don't let that influence you. The discussion below is more about hackfests at a higher level - some proposals we get are sometimes a

Re: GUADEC Feedback (we want it!)

2010-10-11 Thread Paul Cutler
On Mon, 2010-08-09 at 15:26 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote: Hello all, The GNOME Board of Directors, as mentioned briefly during this year's GUADEC closing ceremony, would like to invite you to give us your feedback about this year's (and possibly previous year's) GUADEC. We've already

Re: GUADEC Feedback (we want it!)

2010-10-12 Thread Paul Cutler
Oops! Thanks Olav for fixing that. Paul On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 3:32 AM, Olav Vitters o...@vitters.nl wrote: 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

GNOME Foundation is hiring!

2010-11-16 Thread Paul Cutler
/2010/11/16/gnome-foundation-is-hiring/. Paul Cutler Chairman - Board of Directors pcut...@gnome.org ___ foundation-list mailing list foundation-list@gnome.org http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-list

Re: Tee-Shirt Contest Countries Eligibility

2010-11-17 Thread Paul Cutler
Hi, Thanks for the feedback. Offering t-shirts may constitute as commerce as well. If you look at the Google Summer of Code Rules[1]: Google employees, interns, contractors, family members, or residents and nationals of Iran, Syria, Cuba, Sudan, North Korea and Myanmar (Burma), with whom we

Re: Tee-Shirt Contest Countries Eligibility

2010-11-23 Thread Paul Cutler
That's a great suggestion, thanks! I've updated the rules to reflect that entries from these countries are valid but do not qualify for the prizes (unfortunately). Thanks! Paul On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 1:58 AM, Baptiste Mille-Mathias baptiste.millemath...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Nov 18,

Announcing the GNOME T-Shirt Design Contest!

2010-11-23 Thread Paul Cutler
: http://www.gnome.org/contest/ We look forward to seeing your designs! Paul Cutler pcut...@gnome.org ___ foundation-list mailing list foundation-list@gnome.org http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-list

Friends of GNOME Benefits

2010-11-24 Thread Paul Cutler
The GNOME Foundation is excited to announce a partnership with LWN.net[1].  All Friends of GNOME[2] monthly and annual subscribers who donate $10 USD or more per month now can receive a free annual subscription to LWN! Friends of GNOME subscribers have been emailed about the offer.  If you did

Re: T-shirt contest and GNOME Friends promotion

2010-12-13 Thread Paul Cutler
On Sat, 2010-12-11 at 11:15 +0800, Frederic Muller wrote: We've also discussed about creating some slides for UGs about GNOME in general and finding topics anyone could present. If someone is interest or has any existing content which could be adapted let's start page below

GNOME Foundation 2009 Annual Report Released

2010-12-13 Thread Paul Cutler
The GNOME Foundation 2009 Annual Report has been released and is available for download[1] (30 MB, PDF). The annual report is a summary of GNOME community activities in 2009. It includes a review of the year, accounts of various community activities and events around the world, an interview with

GNOME Q3 Report Released

2011-01-07 Thread Paul Cutler
Hi Foundation members, The GNOME Quarterly Report for the third quarter has been released![1] GUADEC, the annual GNOME conference, was held in the third quarter of 2010 and many teams had a chance to get to gether face to face. The GNOME Foundation hired a system adminsitrator, the GNOME.Asia

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

2011-02-22 Thread Paul Cutler
Hi all, Thanks for the feedback and I apologize for not responding sooner. We are currently looking into possible solutions - personally, I agree with Dave and Stormy's comments that GNOME should offer these services. We are looking into what the legal liability protection requirements are.

Re: Finance-related documents on two pages

2011-02-24 Thread Paul Cutler
Hi Vincent, This seems like a good idea. Help is always is appreciated. ;) Thanks! Paul On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 5:46 AM, Vincent Untz vu...@gnome.org wrote: Hi, I was looking around for the budget and I see that we have two pages for finane-related documents:  

GNOME Hires 2 Marketing Contractors

2011-02-25 Thread Paul Cutler
and wide. The contract position runs through the end of April. Welcome Allan and Sumana! Paul Cutler President Chairman - GNOME Foundation ___ foundation-list mailing list foundation-list@gnome.org http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-list

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - February 15th, 2011

2011-03-01 Thread Paul Cutler
Hi Vincent, Dave is looking for help in hosting a webinar type session (and you've reminded me to ping the AdBoard). Thanks. Paul On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 2:52 PM, Vincent Untz vu...@gnome.org wrote: Hi, Thanks for the minutes! It's good to see we're using money for great stuff. Just one

Re: Website content licensing

2011-03-11 Thread Paul Cutler
I had a discussion with Bradley Kuhn at last year's Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit - it's not possible to dual license these two copylefts. The GNOME Documentation team is licensing all new documentation for applications (and on library.gnome.org) under a CC-BY 3.0 license.[1] I agree we

Re: Candidacy: Emmanuele Bassi

2011-05-21 Thread Paul Cutler
(quoting yourself) Cheers, Luca Luca, While I appreciate your questions for the candidate(s), your commentary is not relevant to their candidacy. Please refrain in the future and stick to the questions. Thank you. Paul Paul Cutler President - GNOME Foundation Board of Directors pcut...@gnome.org

Re: Candidacy: Lionel Dricot

2011-05-23 Thread Paul Cutler
On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 8:22 AM, Martyn Russell mar...@lanedo.com wrote: Isn't that part of the problem? If the foundation isn't behind this, won't it seem completely self indulgent on behalf of businesses alone? What I personally would like to see is much more backing from the foundation.

Re: Paul Cutler stepping down from the Board of directors, replaced by Stormy Peters

2011-06-22 Thread Paul Cutler
2011/6/21 Sriram Ramkrishna s...@ramkrishna.me: On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 1:58 PM, Allan Day allanp...@gmail.com wrote: Many thanks for all your hard work, Paul. I hope you'll be able to return in the future. And thanks to Stormy for stepping in. It's nice to see that we have the depth to

Re: Meeting Minutes Published - September 20, 2011

2011-10-18 Thread Paul Cutler
On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 1:20 PM, Christian Persch c...@gnome.org wrote: = Minutes for Meeting of September 20 = [...]  * Brian - Follow up with getting Alan Day and Sumana Harihareswara to sign the Copyright Assessment from SFLC. I can't seem to find any info about a SFLC 'Copyright

Re: Proposal - merge the Foundation blog into gnome.org

2011-11-30 Thread Paul Cutler
I strongly agree as well - having one centralized new source will help people understand what's going on and not miss anything. Having new and timely news is the best way to get repeat visitors and engagement and this is a great step towards that. --Paul On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 7:35 AM, Andreas