From: Daniel Veillard
Subject: Minutes of the GNOME Board meeting December 11 2001
Date: 13 Dec 2001 18:03:13 -0500
Minutes of the GNOME Board meeting December 11 2001
Havoc Pennington (chairing)
Daniel Veillard (minutes)
Miguel de Icaza
- Confirm that GUADEC 3 will take place in Seville, Spain, 4-6th of April 2002
ACTION: Havoc to fix the board list to reflect the new board
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 continue
ACTION: Tim to work on the Trademark registration for "GNOME" and the foot.
=> in progress
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
=> would probably take a couple of months to implement
ACTION: Havoc to write a paragraph on what GNOME-2 release is expected to be
- approve last meeting minutes:
The people present on the last board meeting think they are accurate.
- GNOME 2 status
Jeff Waugh replaced Maciej who stepped down chairing the release team.
A new schedule is being prepared to reflect the current slip of a couple
of weeks, waiting for apps.
It is important to keep the schedule on dotplan up-to-date so that there
is a clear message of what are the current expectations.
It seems clear that 2.0.0 will not contain the port of the big applications
The release should be named accordingly to reflect this, like:
"Gnome 2.0 Developers Platform and Core Desktop"
It seems some clear message about what this 2.0.0 will provide, its
improvements what it contains, is needed so that on can have a clear
The proposed schedule seems to need an update including the core apps like
the panel, but getting a clear estimate will be very hard.
- GUADEC 3 plans
We have confirmation on the location/date
The web team will try to get the travel information on-line as soon as
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