Fedora Board Recap 2007-JAN-13

John Poelstra poelstra at redhat.com
Thu Jan 17 19:34:00 UTC 2008


== Roll Call ==

Attendees: Max Spevack, Steve Dickson, Bill Nottingham, Chris Aillon, 
John Poelstra, Matt Domsch, Jef Spaleta, Karsten Wade, Paul Frields, 
Dennis Gilmore, and Seth Vidal.

Regrets: Bob McWirther, Chris Aillon

Available Fedora Project Board Members met at FUDCon in Raliegh, North 
Carolina to discuss current business and to bring Paul Frields (new 
Fedora Project Leader) up to speeed.

== Next Meeting ==
  * 2008-01-22 (Tuesday) at 17:00 EST
  * John Poelstra to set up conference code and send meeting reminder

== Budget Update ==
  * Max is working with Red Hat's finance department to iron out 
finances for Fedora and to hopefully make things work smoother in the 

== FUDCon F9 Survey ==
  * All members present thought it would be useful to conduct survey of 
FUDCon attendees to find out:
    1. what types of Fedora users attended
    1. useful information for making the next FUDCon better
  * Need board member to own this action

== FUDCon F10 Boston 2008 ==
  * Next FUDCon will be held in conjunction with the Red Hat Summit in 
Boston, Massachussets
  * Red Hat Summit dates are June 18 to 20, 2008 (Wednesday to Friday)
  * Discussed in general, but tabled additional discussion until 
afternoon marketing meeting with Leigh Day
    * '''Exact''' dates for FUDCon have not been set, but it will occur 
around the time of the summit

== Customized Spin Requests ==
  * Board granted approval to two spins proposed by Raul Sundaram
    1. Tamil
    1. Punjabi
  * Board is open to the Fedora XFCE spin, but did not vote on it 
because of unresolved technical issues

== More Tools to Improve Package Quality ==
  * Renew call to improve tools such as rpmdiff to catch additional 
packaging bugs.

== Documentation-Devel Package ==
  * open sourcing of Red Hat's internal documentation tool chain
  * community and project board unclear what it does
  * recently landed for package review which is being held up because of 
the package name
  * no actionable board issues here for the time being

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