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Fedora Board Recap 2008-MAR-25



http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Board/Meetings/2008-03-25

== Roll Call ==

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

Regrets: Bob McWirther

== Followup to Previous Business ==

=== fedoraproject.org mail (2008-01-29) ===
 * Take steps to approach changes that were requested in the past
 * Could we create a better start and search page for Fedora mailing list?
 * ACTION: check back on status in one month
 * OWNER: Dennis Gilmore
 * '''FOLLOWUP 2008-02-26'''
   * Dennis has spoken with some people inside RHT IS
* should have no issues making a fedora branded interface to Red Hats mailman instance and having a @fedoraproject.org alias for fedora lists
   * existing lists will stay where they are
* could migrate all mailing lists to fedoraproject.org in time time if so desired
   * driving forces here is:
     1. making everything run Fedora
     1. break ties to RHT IS which does not make Fedora a priority
* fedoraproject.org email addresses lost four days of email a week ago and RHT did nothing to try and remedy the problem
   * '''FOLLOWUP on 2008-03-25'''
     * No update at this time
     * OWNER: Dennis needs to sit down and work things out with Red Hat IS
     * Next followup on 2008-04-29

=== Post-release updates of custom spins (2008-01-29) ===
 * Should the board have to approve them?
 * We will hosts as many spins as we have space for
 * Need to determine the hosting requirements and limits
 * How long will spins stay around?
 * http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/RahulSundaram/SpinsProcess
 * ACTION: Jef to review Rahul's proposal and report back to board
 * OWNER: Jef Spaleta
 * '''FOLLOWUP on 2008-02-12'''
* Jef is waiting for feedback from Jeremy Katz on release engineering's perspective * Reference: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/ReleaseEngineering/Meetings/2008-feb-11 * People are still not clear on exactly what is required to create an official "Fedora Spin" * Need a clear list of guidelines of what a spin owner is responsible for and what they are required to test * Hoping a test will come from Jeremy Katz as part of feedback from release engineering * We are only talking about spins that use GA packages, thus testing for GA should have given us enough comfort that risk is minimized * We only need to be concerned with new combination of packages that a spin would present
   * ACTIONS & OWNERS:
* Paul Frields--followup with Fedora Release Engineering and QA contingent to discuss testing requirements * Jef Spaleta to formulate specific guidelines for review prior to or at next board meeting (dependent on feedback from release engineering)
 * '''FOLLOWUP on 2008-02-19'''
* Crux of issue right now is figuring out exactly what input release engineering is supposed to be giving
   * Jef will have a writeup to the board by next meeting
* Paul will be at the Red Hat office in Westford, MA next week and can sit down and work out any of the remaining details with Jeremy, Jesse, Will, etc.
 * '''FOLLOWUP on 2008-02-26'''
* releng has created http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/JeremyKatz/SpinChecklist
   * Jef has input from Rahul and plans to start writing a draft
 * '''FOLLOWUP on 2008-03-04'''
* Jef posting proposal to fedora-advisory-board-list: https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-advisory-board/2008-March/msg00004.html
 * '''FOLLOWUP on 2008-03-11'''
* Jef posting updated proposal to fedora-advisory-board-list today and ongoing discussion will continue on fedora-advisory-board-list: * https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-advisory-board/2008-March/msg00074.html
   * GOALS:
     1. Solidify rest of the policy this week
     1. Board to vote on proposal at next meeting
 * '''FOLLOWUP on 2008-03-18'''
   * Jef was unable to attend today--deferred to next meeting.
 * '''FOLLOWUP on 2008-03-25'''
   * Remaining issues to resolve before final written proposal:
     1. Specifying what space (infrastructure storage) limits are
1. Need a policy decision around locally built spins from official kickstart files from Fedora CVS (which have trademark approval)
     1. Need to resolve issue with how/where source RPMS will be provided

== New Business ==

=== Trademark Licensing ===
 * Legal preparing an agreement for schwag producers
* People that want to produce schwag can sign trademark licensing agreement
   * Control remains with Red Hat to review and enforce usage
 * OWNER: Paul Frields
 * ACTIONS:
   1. Continuing to meet with Legal to review final draft
   1. Work to smooth out issue of licensing trademark with custom spins

=== Fedora Accounts ===
 * What are the procedures for disabling questionable Fedora accounts?
 * Continue discussion at next meeting

=== IRC Meeting Next Time ===
 * Channels are already setup and ready go
 * Need moderator
* Administrative process outlined here: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Board/IRC
 * OWNER: Paul Frields
 * ACTIONS: Check with Max Spevack to see if he will be the moderator again


== Future Business ==

=== Next Meeting ===
 * Date: 2008-04-01
 * Time: 14:00 EDT
 * Location: IRC
    * 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


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