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From: Jon Stanley <jonstanley <at> gmail.com>
Subject: Fedora Board Meeting Recap 2010-10-21 - special meeting
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.advisory-board
Date: Thursday 21st October 2010 20:13:49 UTC (over 6 years ago)
The purpose of this meeting was primarily to discuss naming for F15.
We also discussed some other pending board business. Without further
ado, the minutes are.......:

= Board Meeting 21 Oct 2010 =

== Roll Call ==
=== Present ===
* Tom "spot" Callaway
* Jared Smith
* Chris Tyler
* Rex Dieter
* Colin Walters
* Jon Stanley
* Matt Domsch
* Máirín Duffy
* Stephen Smoogen

=== Regrets ===
* Christopher Aillon

== Agenda ==
* Work on name suggestions for Fedora 15
* https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Name_suggestions_for_Fedora_15

== Top 12 ==
* Iroquois	XXXXXXXXX     ***
* Asturias	XXXXXXXX      ***
* Blarney	XXXXXXXX      ***
* Malmstrom	XXXXXX        ***
* Sturgis	XXXXXX        ***
* Carlin	XXXXX         ***
* Guerrero	XXXX          ***
* Gutzwiller	XXXX          ***
* Macau		XXXX          ***
* Lovelock	XXX           ***
* Bardeen	XXX           ***
* Pushcart	XXX           ***
== Needs to be done == Amur - http://amursoftwarelimited.web.officelive.com/default.aspx Fortaleza (jstanley) - nothing obvious - http://www.startlocal.com.au/computing/computerequipmentandaccessories/nsw_centralnsw/Fortaleza_Services_Pty_Ltd_1554949.html looks like a local computer shop, not sure. Iommi (jstanley) living person - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Iommi Iroquois (mdomsch) online poker http://www.iroquoispoker.net. Iriquois Gas uses linux. http://m.sybase.com/detail?id=1026945 looks OK to me Gutzwiller (spot) Meets criteria (might be hard to move forward from) Bellevue - MAYBE Neruda (mizmo) - NO Verdi Neruda is a prolog meta interpreter http://github.com/Joelbyte/verdi-neruda, Neruda Neruda Consulting is a private company categorized under Online Services Technology Consultants and located in Columbus OH (http://www.manta.com/c/mm2301k/neruda-consulting) Sewickey - Looks good (ctyler) Leuchars - Looks good (jsmith) Blarney (mizmo) Looks good. Weizenbaum just ELIZA hits no company names (walters: REJECTED, duplicate link physicist->physicist) but was Laughlin a pianist :) Coltrane - old wordpress code name and software for Library/Environment for the Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations Szpilman - do not see any conflicts with software/code (smooge) == Voting Schedule == * October 23-31 Collect Questions for Questionnaire* * October 23- November 7th Nominations Open * November 1 Publish Questionnaire* * November 1-10 Organize/Schedule Town Halls * November 2-8 Candidates Respond to Questionnaires* * November 10 Publish Questionnaire Responses* * November 13-19 Town Halls * November 20-28 Voting Period * depends on someone volunteering to do the work, otherwise there won't be questionnaires jsmith: +1 spot: +1 mizmo: +1 smooge: +1 jstanley: +1 ctyler: +1 walters: +1 rdieter +1 mdomsch: +1 Board approved! (jsmith to post on wiki + advisory board list) * nominations moved out to nov 7 rather than oct 31 == Notes == === Spins Wrangler === * Bruno started writing a job description for spins wrangler, need to finish document * How much work is it? ** From Nirik's work - 1-2 hours day / machine builds them every day ** If a build breaks in rawhide, wrangler has to fix ** A release-engineering style job * We need to figure out what spins are ** Mega DVD put all desktop choices in GRUB. Not necessarily best approach, why not DE selection in GDM? ** Two types of spins - Desktop Environments and Functional (Electronics, Design) ** Does anyone practically use them? Issue with live usb eating itself when out of disk space ** mdomsch added agenda item to FUDCon Tempe; Board should lead discussion on future of Spins and bring up at FUDcon === Dual-Layer DVD Ambassadors' Request === * Board isn't opposed to the idea, but dislikes the timing of the request, well past feature freeze ** We're not saying no to the concept, it's a good idea, but we want to make sure things are done right ** Most spins are not provided as official physical media ** Mega DVD is available for review: *** torrent: http://sspreitzer.fedorapeople.org/torrents/ *** direct download: http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/mega-dvd-test/ ** Major concerns are: *** Needs to be built on Fedora infrastructure *** Needs to have basic QA *** Needs polish/artwork/sleeves * We need to establish requirements for approving something like this ** https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Media_Handout_Requirements (mdomsch) * Board to revisit once requirements are documented. === Election Schedule == Board started with John Rose's proposed schedule, and modified slightly the early dates. * October 23-31 Collect Questions for Questionnaire* * October 23- November 7th Nominations Open * November 1 Publish Questionnaire* * November 1-10 Organize/Schedule Town Halls * November 2-8 Candidates Respond to Questionnaires* * November 10 Publish Questionnaire Responses* * November 13-19 Town Halls * November 20-28 Voting Period * depends on someone volunteering to do the work, otherwise there won't be questionnaires There are several jobs that need volunteers to step up for: # Election Coordinator # Questionnaire Coordinator # Town Hall Moderator (x3) [[Category:Board_meetings]]
 
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