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[opensuse-project] Minutes from Board meeting on Dec 10
  • From: Michael Loeffler <michl@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2009 16:07:37 +0100
  • Message-id: <200901091607.37204.michl@xxxxxxxxxx>
Happy new year to all of you.
And sorry for the delay of the meeting minutes.

Best
Michael

openSUSE Board Meeting Minutes
Dec 10th, 8pm - 10:20pm CET
Participants:
Federico Mena Quintero (federico1)
Hendrik Vogelsang (henne)
Michael Löffler (michl)
Bryen Yunashko (suseROCKs)
Pascal Bleser (yaloki)
Joe Brockmeier (zonker), for the first hour

*Advisory Board (zonker)
Proposal get reviewd by Novell's lawyers and then up to the project
mailing list

*Awarding good people
We should award outstanding contributors and good poeple
Everybody agreed, just with what and how to find all valuable
contributors?

*openSUSE conference (zonker)
probably September '09 in the Nuremberg area
Zonker clarified that all openSUSE talks will be public. But there
migth be a few Novell internal talks (eg. company processes)

*FOSDEM
- We should have a talk with the Board, kind of or meet and great (in
our dev room)
- there is probably an open source project track where openSUSE would
fit to participate -> best to contact mlasars on that (AI: yaloki)

*Creation of thoughts page
Done in the Board wiki

*Board blog
Some feel the board should have its own blog or a seperate channel to
communicate. As spotlight.opensuse.org already exists its kind of a
simple task to enlarge this to the openSUSE Board. An zonker is not
lonely anmore.
Everybody agreed to do so.
AI: henne to make this happen

*Board's public presence
To increase Board's presence in the community and visibility in the
public
we agreed on having a public Board Meeting in January together with
the project meeting

Board articles
Rotate each board member to write an article on a topic the board
agrees to speak to the public on.
Bryen writes up an review 2008, the rest will review and should be
sent out soon

Old AIs

*AI henne, post meeting logs to board wiki
Henne had an issue and didn't do it but will mail them around

* michl to write thank you letter
letter written but not sent out, waiting for the flash lights

* Members approval
46 queued up again, should be down to 0 latest end of the month
We'll meet on Dec 17th to go through them

*Contrib repo
http://en.opensuse.org/Talk:Contrib
This turned out in a long, constructive discussion. Meanwhile already
announced, http://news.opensuse.org/2008/12/17/get-going/

Next meeting Jan 14th - a public one with the project meeting

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Michael Löffler, Product Management
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH - Nürnberg - AG Nürnberg - HRB 16746 - GF:
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