Minutes for Meeting of 2008-09-03

Next Meeting



  • Luis
  • Vincent
  • Brian
  • J5
  • Behdad
  • Stormy
  • Zana
  • James Vasile (guest)


  • Lucas


  • Jeff


Recurring items

  • GUADEC 2009: ongoing discussion of budget/strategy; planning for next meeting. ACTION: Stormy and John to attend planning meeting.
  • GNOME.Asia: ACTION: Stormy to propose list of replacement speakers to Dave
  • insurance: (covered on list)
  • hackfests: no news.
  • Summit: prep is ongoing.
  • stormy goals: update on progress from John, Stormy. ACTION: Jon to elaborate and clarify; board to thumbs up/thumbs down.

New items

  • next ad board meeting: ACTION: Stormy and Vincent will continue working on this.
  • ad board meeting after that: discussion on list
  • financial report: Board profusely thanks Zana for her work on this. Behdad points at http://ev.kde.org/reports/ev-quarterly-2008Q1-Q2.pdf - some discussion of whether or not that would be appropriate for us. ACTION: Vincent to publish to the web; Stormy to draft announce.

  • demo/video stuff: can we/do we want to move forward there?

Discussed on board-list

  • Meeting w/ KDE about GUADEC/Akademy 2009 being scheduled for early September in Berlin.
  • 2007 Financial Report done and to be published soon.
  • All taxes through 2007 filed.
  • Oked GNOME logo for GNOME Developer's Guide. (GNOME Foundation to get some rights to guide, TBD.)
  • Oked GNOME logo for GUADEC/Akademy 2009.
  • Announcing new mobile stewardship team.
  • Approved various hackfests:
    • epiphany/webkit
    • art/theme
    • desktop search
    • introspection
  • Presented to HP internal teams about GNOME Foundation to see if there's other teams in HP that want to engage with the GNOME Foundation.
  • GUADEC 2007 accounts closed
  • Rebalanced the budget for 2008
  • Finance meeting with Advisory Board
  • mobile commitee announce
  • discuss IRC chat with ED. Do we want an on-IRC board meeting once a month?

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