|| ||John Poelstra <poelstra-AT-redhat.com>|
|| ||Fedora Board Recap 2008-SEP-30|
|| ||Wed, 01 Oct 2008 20:54:37 -0700|
== Roll Call ==
Attendees: John Poelstra, Jesse Keating, Karsten Wade, Bill Nottingham,
Matt Domsch, Chris Tyler, Seth Vidal, Paul Frields, Spot Callaway, Jef
Regrets: Harald Hoyer
== Followup to Previous Business ==
=== Codecs (2008-09-16) ===
* Seth Vidal is going to meet with Richard Hughes to make sure a EULA
associated with a specific package or codec works correctly with
PackageKit and associated packages
* '''UPDATE 2008-09-23'''
*# Fedora will '''only''' handle packages with EULAs through
*# Fedora does not foresee ever having packages in the official Fedora
repos that contain EULAs
** Remaining questions for follow-up:
*# What is the regular work flow for codecs in F10 when someone goes to
play a media file with a gstreamer enabled player?
*# What will be the default behavior for a default installation?
*# Can we confirm that we are no longer prompting for any specific vendor?
** Spot to track down answers to the remaining questions
* '''UPDATE 2008-09-30''' from Spot
** In a default, fresh F10 install, if you go to play an mp3 file with a
gstreamer enabled player, it will pop-up a helper
** On a default F10 system there will be nothing in the pop-up
** If you have an applicable third party yum repository configured, it
will find the packages that provide the missing codecs and install them.
** Codeina will NOT be installed by default and should be removed from
the Fedora 10 repository and obsoleted and blocked.
** There are no hooks to any third party vendors at this time.
*# Spot will talk with PackageKit upstream about finding a way to
included Fedora specific information which links to a Fedora wiki page
on Fedora's stance on third party codecs
*# Spot will work with package maintainer(s) to resolve the items noted
above related to codeina
=== Trademark Update (2008-09-16) ===
* Board wants to maintain a good hold on how the primary Fedora
trademark is used while provides lots of latitude for secondary mark
* Process of legal review continues and appears to be moving forward
* trademark guidelines draft has recently been updated and can be found
* '''UPDATE 2008-09-23'''
** Paul Frields has a meeting with with Red Hat legal this week
* '''UPDATE 2008-09-30'''
** Met with Legal this week
** Looking for a way to include language that accommodates appliance
operating systems (AOS) and qualified ISV applications
** Very close to having a finalized policy--review if you haven't done
** Working with community to come up with a term related to the
*** Leaning towards using the term ''Fedora Remix''
** The secondary trademark will be a text based trademark
*** Requested Fedora artwork team help with stylizing the text
*** Working to clarify licensing of the image containing the
== New Business ==
* fedora-advisory-board thread about multiple elections at the same time
* The board thinks that having concurrent Fedora elections is a great
idea and supports it
* Have a "Fedora General Election" of sorts
* Could the marketing group help raise visibility within Fedora?
** Need a clear call to action
** Is there a way to collect questions and responses from the community
** Jef to take discussion to fedora-marketing-list brainstorming about
what could happen around vetting issues, debates, etc.
== Next Meeting ==
* Date: 2008-10-07
* Time: 18:00 UTC
* Location: irc.freenode.net
** Public channel to ask questions: #fedora-board-public
** Moderated channel for board answers: #fedora-board-meetings
** Board to only join moderated channel so as to focus discussion there
to post comments)