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* How is the Fedora distribution defined?  Is it a universe of packages, a specific spin, or is it something else? '''(Chris)'''
 
* How is the Fedora distribution defined?  Is it a universe of packages, a specific spin, or is it something else? '''(Chris)'''
 
* SIGs Spins, and Remixes '''(mdomsch, walters)'''
 
* SIGs Spins, and Remixes '''(mdomsch, walters)'''
** Can SIGs / Spins define their own target audience?
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** Can SIGs / Spins define their own target audience? [[User:Walters/SpinsSigsRemixes_TargetAudience]]
** Can SIGs / Spins change the distribution sufficiently within the scope of what we permit by today's guidelines to effectively reach that target audience?
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** Can SIGs / Spins change the distribution sufficiently within the scope of what we permit by today's guidelines to effectively reach that target audience? [[User:Walters/SpinsSigsRemixes_ChangeDistribution]]
** Can SIGs create remixes, or only spins?
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** Should SIGs be creating spins or remixes?  
** Should SIGs be creating spins?
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* If the "Desktop Spin" is the default offering, does this mean the Desktop team defines the user experience for all of Fedora? '''(Paul)'''
 
* If the "Desktop Spin" is the default offering, does this mean the Desktop team defines the user experience for all of Fedora? '''(Paul)'''
 
** what if some SIG disagrees?
 
** what if some SIG disagrees?
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* Website redesign (main page) '''(Mike)'''
 
* Website redesign (main page) '''(Mike)'''
 
* <strike>Website redesign (spins pages)</strike>
 
* <strike>Website redesign (spins pages)</strike>
* Resolve [[Desktop/Whiteboards/UpdateExperience]] into actionable proposals '''(walters)'''
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* Resolve [[Desktop/Whiteboards/UpdateExperience]] into actionable proposals '''(walters)''' [[Desktop/Whiteboards/UpdateExperienceImplementation]]
 
* Finalizing [[Overview]] and [[Objectives]] as it relates to Fedora's Target Audience '''(Paul)'''
 
* Finalizing [[Overview]] and [[Objectives]] as it relates to Fedora's Target Audience '''(Paul)'''

Revision as of 20:52, 1 February 2010

This page catalogs unfinished board business.

For each issue we need filter each issue through this criteria:

  1. Have we resolved the issue?
    • If so, where?
    • If not, why not?
  2. Was the answer complete enough?

Contents

Issues

Issues should live in one of the two sections below:

Addressed Issues

  • What is the target audience for the Fedora Distribution? (Paul)
    • (reference Paul's response) http://lwn.net/Articles/358865/
    • TODO: this decision needs a stand-alone wiki page for ready reference--we shouldn't be referring to mail archives for things like this
  • What is the Board's role?
    • Set a defining vision for the Project and enable other groups to work toward it, without excluding those who want to do other things
  • Is there a default spin?
    • Yes, it is the "Desktop Spin"

Un-Addressed Issues

  • Does letting thousands of contributors do what they want have a negative impact on our OS? (Mike)
  • How is the Fedora distribution defined? Is it a universe of packages, a specific spin, or is it something else? (Chris)
  • SIGs Spins, and Remixes (mdomsch, walters)
  • If the "Desktop Spin" is the default offering, does this mean the Desktop team defines the user experience for all of Fedora? (Paul)
    • what if some SIG disagrees?
  • Is it possible for there to be a different default offering for Fedora? Why or why not? (Paul)
  • What is a target audience? Is it a concrete persona? Is it an abstract paragraph or two on a wiki? (John/Chris)

Initiatives