Meeting:Board meeting 2009-11-19

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Contents

Roll Call

  • Present: Josh Boyer, Paul Frields, Bill Nottingham, Mike McGrath, John Poelstra, Matt Domsch, Chris Aillon, Tom "Spot" Callaway, Dennis Gilmore
  • Regrets: Dimitris Glezos

Last meeting

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Meeting:Board_meeting_2009-11-05

Current issues

Pending work

  • Trademark licenses
  • Update proposal
  • Both on Paul's plate, delayed by other work, will handle ASAP
  • NEXT ACTIONS:
    • Send TLAs to all the pending recipients noted on wiki and in Paul's email
    • Put together update proposal, possibly based in part on Spot's previous work

FUDCon session setup

  • Sessions board would like to participate in
    • FUDCon + Board roundtable Q & A (incl. target audience preso if needed)
      • Like monthly public IRC meeting
      • Evening session? Hackfest session?
    • Saturday: Update discipline intro (hopefully presenting ML ideation, not starting from scratch)
      • More definitive policy around updates - schedule as a regular session in the barcamp
    • Followup hackfest from update policy discussion
    • Election town hall is separate
  • NEXT ACTIONS:
    • Paul will pitch updates session at barcamp
    • Dropping idea of Board and FESCo roundtable
    • Matt to investigate viability and level of interest in an elections town hall at FUDCon

New business

F12 release

  • Limit to 5 minutes
  • Thanks/congrats
  • Acknowledge PackageKit issue, anything Board actionable?
    • http://lwn.net/Articles/362592/
    • Need for security policy to guide large-scale decisions
      1. a policy for the default distribution offering
      2. a policy for spins
    • Requires the Board to say, "Spins, you can change this as a rule."
    • spot: if the board defines the user target--it has an obligation to define the security policy
    • Agree to table for now
  • NEXT ACTIONS
    • Revisit security policy after FESCo discusses PackageKit in their 2009-11-20 meeting
    • Decide if there's a Board action, and if so, move forward with it

FreeMedia

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-advisory-board/2009-November/msg00035.html

  • Thread is public, anything to discuss here?
  • is there some way that we can fund shipping media to people to ship out to users
    • John: if we fund this what would we not be funding? IOW what trade-off would we be making?
      • Dennis: not fund there outbound postage, but provide them media so they can ship more at the same cost and give professional media not burnt and hand written.
  • NEXT ACTIONS:
    • Continue discussion on fedora-advisory-board
    • Follow-up

F13 naming

  • Board members to indicate anything left that is unsuitable
  • Remainder goes to Legal for approval

Next meeting

  • Proposed: Thu Dec 03 2009 - 1700 UTC/12:00pm US Eastern (public IRC)