XSF logo XSF Discussion - 2011-09-07


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  22. Florian evening all
  23. stpeter hi Florian
  24. Florian gonna attempt to remain in the room for the meeting :)
  25. stpeter ok :)
  26. Florian GPRS goodness
  27. stpeter are you still in Tunisia?
  28. stpeter or wherever you are now?
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  31. Florian yeah, still Tunisia
  32. Will Hi
  33. Florian 15. August -> 15. September .. my month off :)
  34. Florian hey Will
  35. stpeter I took off last Friday, does that count? ;-)
  36. Florian a break's a break :D
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  38. Florian do we have an agenda?
  39. stpeter I see bear online, is he paying attention here?
  40. stpeter Jack is also online
  41. stpeter I don't see Nÿco
  42. Florian me n'either
  43. Florian and Will left the room?
  44. stpeter so it seems :)
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  46. bear is here
  47. Will Back, crap connection tonight
  48. stpeter bear: the only agenda item I recall was the schedule for board and council elections
  49. bear http://typewith.me/1kLLdjuejq
  50. bear yes
  51. Florian cools
  52. bear and possible discuss quarterly meeting results
  53. stpeter sure
  54. bear but I couldn't remember if the board needed to do anything official or not
  55. bear if not then that agenda item is very fast: "see Alex's email"
  56. stpeter see email from Alex, yes
  57. bear k, done! next item ...
  58. stpeter the Secretary takes care of that
  59. Will :)
  60. stpeter right
  61. stpeter last year the Board and Council elections were held in mid-October
  62. bear if we announce it now, that gives a good 30(ish) days of notice
  63. Will Any reason not to do the same this year?
  64. stpeter looks up the date from last year
  65. stpeter Will: right, we usually aim for just about 12 months later
  66. bear no reason to not do the same IMO
  67. stpeter last year it was 2010-10-25
  68. Florian should we do the same?
  69. stpeter Monday the 25th last year
  70. bear monday would be the 24th this year
  71. Florian this year it would be a Tuesday
  72. stpeter Alex made the Quarterly meeting a Tuesday
  73. Florian or that
  74. stpeter so Tuesday the 25th (2011) seems fine
  75. bear k
  76. Florian sounds good
  77. stpeter we can confirm with Alex on the members@ list
  78. Will +1
  79. stpeter now the big question is how do we recruit people to volunteer for these thankless roles :)
  80. stpeter especially for the Board, we usually need to poke people about serving
  81. Will bribery?
  82. bear except for the chance of Kev hunting me down, I would love to have the chance to serve again
  83. bear I need to atone for a very absent role of GSoC admin
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  86. stpeter Florian is running for his life :)
  87. Florian sorry about that ... back now
  88. bear hahaha
  89. Florian I'd love to run again too
  90. stpeter I have someone in mind to poke at Cisco who might be able to serve on the Board, and one other person I chatted with recently who works for a small company that is doing a lot of XMPP work and might become a sponsor
  91. bear cool
  92. Florian cool :)
  93. bear has anyone asked the people from &yet?
  94. stpeter I haven't, but I could for sure
  95. Florian ah, that might be a neat idea
  96. bear yea, Andy would be a great person
  97. Florian indeed
  98. bear that fritzy dude, i'm not sure about tho ... ;)
  99. Florian lol
  100. stpeter yeah!
  101. Will new blood would be a very good idea I think
  102. stpeter as always
  103. Florian bear: s/Andy/Adam?
  104. bear ah - adam
  105. bear I woke up like 5 minutes before the meeting - morning caffeine has not been found yet
  106. stpeter Alex said he will update http://xmpp.org/about-xmpp/xsf/xsf-member-list/ soon, at which point we can ping people about serving on the Council, too
  107. bear k
  108. Florian sounds good
  109. stpeter sees some likely suspects
  110. stpeter the Council is a bit less busy than it used to be, so it shouldn't be a tremendous burden
  111. bear that always seems to be a minor battle for control in the past (or was I just reading in more drama than is real?)
  112. bear but yes, I don't expect any problems getting folks to run for the council
  113. stpeter ah and I just thought of someone else to poke about serving on the Board
  114. bear :)
  115. Florian great
  116. Florian *great
  117. stpeter ok, so we go forth and recruit
  118. bear at the 15 min mark - anything else needed to be discussed about this?
  119. Florian nope, not atm
  120. Will nope & my trains about to arrive so I'll be disappearing in a minute
  121. stpeter ok
  122. stpeter thanks, guys
  123. bear thanks
  124. Will bye
  125. Florian cool, thanks all
  126. bear shall I email Alex via the member list about the meeting?
  127. Florian goes back to pay attention to the crowd on the beach
  128. bear nice!
  129. stpeter Florian: :)
  130. stpeter bear: yes, let's
  131. bear k
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  133. bear I'll do that and the minutes mail now
  134. stpeter super
  135. stpeter checks the minutes at typewithme
  136. bear does alex mail first
  137. stpeter heh
  138. stpeter minutes look good :)
  139. bear cool
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  141. bear stpeter - is it Alex that prepares the wiki page for the board/council elections?
  142. stpeter anyone can do it -- it's a wiki :)
  143. bear k
  144. stpeter happy to do that now, but Alex said he would when we talked about it yesterday in the XSF meeting
  145. bear sorry - that was the real question I was trying to ask
  146. bear I'll mention in the email that
  147. stpeter ok
  148. bear naa - i'll keep it short and simple
  149. bear doh! /me finally reads the member email from Alex where he says exactly that
  150. bear I think it would be safer for all if I go get caffeine now
  151. stpeter :)
  152. stpeter please do :)
  153. stpeter has been up for at least 6 hours already :P
  154. stpeter but then I don't work until 4 am every night like you seem to
  155. bear true, but I only went to bed 5 hrs ago ... yea
  156. stpeter ouch
  157. bear the pain of dealing with folks in CA *and* Europe on a daily basis
  158. stpeter I usually work until only 10 PM, although last night it was 11
  159. stpeter yep
  160. stpeter no fun
  161. bear yea, like I need to explain any of that TZ fun to you :)
  162. bear FYI - next meeting will be the 14th if we keep to this schedule
  163. bear I may miss it as I am working from San Jose that whole week
  164. stpeter ok
  165. stpeter I'll at least place it on the calendar
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