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Fedora Board Meeting - 2011-03-22

Roll Call

Present

  • David Nalley
  • Jared Smith
  • Toshio Kuratomi
  • Joerg Simon
  • Jaroslav Reznik (secretary)
  • Jon Stanley
  • Rex Dieter
  • Stephen Smoogen (til 16:30)

Absent

  • Tom Callaway

Regards

  • Máirín Duffy (leave of absence)

Agenda

  • Updates
  • Board business

Updates


Board Business

List of names

  • Barona - Rex - OK
  • Jay - Toshio http://jayisgames.com/
  • Bonnet - Jared - OK - no significant collisions
  • Sagan -ke4qqq - multiple collisions - including Apple who named a computer 'sagan' and was subsequently litigated
  • Rasputin - Jon - questionable????- rasputin-titled software occurs multiple times
  • Ringworld - Toshio -- as noted on the page already, there is a Ringworld computer game
  • Lightbody - Jon - nothing found surprisingly -- Patrick Lightbody (apache foundation person), Lightbody is a computer company in Dorchester
  • McLuhan - Toshio -- Author (does not seem "famous") http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_McLuhan - Shareware software product (helps apply Business theory to a particular company) http://www.sqaki.com/9/McLuhanLaws/
  • Talladega - Rex - OK
  • Neuromancer - jreznik NOT OK (link ok - sci-fi books, neuromancer was a computer game in 1988, new one development stopped in 2009)
  • Dreadlock - jreznik NOT OK(link ok - hairstyles, Dreadlock Privacy - software, internet history cleaner)
  • Llullaillaco - Rex - OK
  • Mayflower - Toshio -- NOT OK software company: http://www.maysoft.com/
  • Bacon -Jon (name of living person relevant in Linux community)
  • Cornrow - ke4qqq - Cornrow Curves software from RPI, from TESS: Internet based social networking, introduction, and dating services. FIRST USE: 20080919
  • Mt. Orne - Jared (link OK, no significant collisions)
  • Iao - Rex - OK Iao used as acronym for Information and Computer Science (ICS) Alumni Organization (University of California, Irvine)
  • Legation - Jon - OK
  • Gaia - ke4qqq - multiple collisions gala construction software, gala factory software, slightly related Globalization and Localization Assocation conference
  • Golding - Jon (current living person, prime minister of Jamaica)
  • Periwig - Jon (no link, it's a thing, not a hairstyle)
  • Lennox - ke4qqq NOTOK - Lennox Computer Software Design
  • Verne - Rex - OK
  • Nepia - jreznik - OK
  • Tyrie - Jon - current living person (MP for Chichester, UK)
  • Codpiece - Toshio NOT OK http://codpiece.sourceforge.net/
  • Spaceship - Jared - NOT OK (bad link, multiple collisions)
  • Hollyhock - ke4qqq - hollyhock inc is a software dev house.
  • Lapland - Toshio - NOT OK - http://www.gmdu.net/corp-471825.html 5-10 person laptop computer trading company
  • Steamship - Jared - NOT OK (tenuous link, several name collisions)
  • Flamel - jreznik (link - Nicolas Flamel was alchemist, not chemist; no collision)
  • Sunset - Jared - NOT OK (bad link, multiple collisions)
  • Ablebaker - Jared - NOT OK (multiple collisions)
  • Marvin - jreznik NOT OK (bad link, several collisions - even my friend's class-less Smaltalk implementation ;-)
  • Ayers- ke4qqq - possible collision via TESS, Ayers Virtual Entertainment, plus ayerstechnology.com
  • Sheepy Shenannigans - Jared - NOT OK (bad link, collision with blog post at http://jejunesplace.blogspot.com/2007/05/special-date.html)
  • None - jreznik NOT OK (no link at all, "none" ;-)
  • Money Fountain - Jared - NOT OK (tenuous links, several conflicts)
  • Cousteau - jreznik (probably) NOT OK (link ok BUT one son still alive and he's famous as his father)
  • Dusty - Rex - OK
  • Babbage - Rex - NOT ok, Babbage's Computer Software in Santa Rosa, CA
  • Cunningham - jsimon - NOT OK it is a Software http://sourceforge.net/projects/cunningham/ and there are several TM in EU registered
  • Hatefree - jsimon - can not find a collision

Other notes