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Minutes of the GNOME Board meeting, December 18 2001

Dec 20, 2001, 18:53 (1 Talkback[s])
From:   Daniel Veillard 
Subject:        Minutes of the GNOME Board meeting December 18 2001
Date:   20 Dec 2001 09:30:17 -0500      


          Minutes of the GNOME Board meeting December 18 2001
          ===================================================


Presents:
=========

    Havoc Pennington (chairing)
    James Henstridge
    Daniel Veillard  (minutes)
    Jody Goldberg
    Telsa Gwynne
    Federico Mena
    Miguel de Icaza  
    Jonathan Blandford
    Jim Gettys
    Tim Ney 
    Nat Friedman
    George Lebl (0:15)

Decisions:
==========

Actions done:
=============

  ACTION: Havoc to write a paragraph on what GNOME-2 release is expected to be
     => Done, but some discussions with the Release and Marketing
        team needed, action taken by Tim


Actions:
========

  ACTION: Tim to get the membership logos on the foundation page
     => in progress still waiting for some permissions
        
  ACTION: Tim, John and Havoc to get a draft statement on the relation
          with the free software and license policy.
     => Tim and Havoc will do this

  ACTION: Tim to work on the Trademark registration for "GNOME" and the foot.
     => in progress, the lawyers are working on this

  ACTION: Jim to restart the font discussions with various parties
     => in progress

  ACTION: Nat to solve the arrangement for the teleconferences
     => no answer from John, pending

  ACTION: Nat and Jonathan talk to gnome-sysadmin about adding ssh
          tunneling for GNOME CVS access
     => A description has been sent, waiting for a reply

New Actions:
============

  ACTION: Tim to organize a call with Nat, Tim, Leslie and Jeff Waugh to
          finalize the description.

Discussion:
===========

 - approve last meeting minutes:
   The people present on the last board meeting think they are accurate.
   http://mail.gnome.org/archives/foundation-announce/2001-December/msg00001.html

 - GUADEC3:
   A subgroup from the Team with Tim, Miguel, Daniel and Dan will help on
   the organization of GUADEC3
   A basic web site is being built.
   They already have GNOME tutorials ready in Spanish.
   The subgroup will try to arrange the Advisory Board meeting at the same time.

   3 axis should be selected as the Conference main topics, the board
   grew up a preliminary list of candidates:
     - The GNOME 2.x platform
     - API stabilization
     - Documentation
     - The next big step after GNOME-2.0
     - Interoperability between apps
     - Consistency

 - Next call Thurday the 3rd January 4pm GMT


Daniel

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