Happy new year to all of you. And sorry for the delay of the meeting minutes.
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
*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
Next meeting Jan 14th - a public one with the project meeting
-- Michael Löffler, Product Management SUSE LINUX Products GmbH - Nürnberg - AG Nürnberg - HRB 16746 - GF: Markus Rex