Present: Axel, Marina, Gerald, Vinz
Guest: Doug (first topic)
== The Teams of openSUSE ==
* An idea was brought up to introduce the various teams we have in
openSUSE, similar to the contributor interviews from the past.
* Why? Share some of the goodness and options to contribute we have
was pointed out as an overview,
alas some teams are missing. But it's a good start, and this is a
good initiative per se and to help build out that page.
* Side question: Do we want to propose to have the individual reports
somewhere on suse.com
in addition to opensuse.org?
* Initial thought is to focus on opensuse.org
and see whether we can
do a summary/compilation blog with references on in the suse.com
communities blog instead (to increase awareness for openSUSE from
* This is not meant to replace or compete with "people of openSUSE"
interviews, rather to complement.
* Some concerns that not all teams/team members might be interested
in this kind of publicity, but: never try, never know.
== openSUSE Conference and GDPR ==
* Marina, Doug, and Ciaran (from SUSE Legal) are working together on
GDPR related topics around the openSUSE Conference, which should
also prove useful for openSUSE in general and a base for work on
== Status of Foundation? ==
* Axel voices concerns about progress (or lack thereof) on a Foundation.
* At the last openSUSE Conference Thomas Di Giacomo (SUSE Present of
Engineering and Innovation) appeared supportive, but there's not
been much progress since.
* Gerald shares his personal perspective, from his own observations,
insights into SUSE, and various conversations:
* Best way forward appears to work out a comprehensive summary and
- How? (Foundation over eV,...)
- "Project plan"
- ideas on funding
* Need to share this and "sell" to SUSE.
* Axel offered to create a first draft of a summary.
Gerald (with apologies for the delay in getting this posted)
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