[IAEP] Seeking insights into Oversight_Board/Decisions
holt at laptop.org
Mon Apr 11 14:01:58 EDT 2016
On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 1:51 PM, Dave Crossland <dave at lab6.com> wrote:
> Thanks to Adam for putting together
> https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Oversight_Board/Decisions - is a great read
This is Walter Bender's very hard work, and a huge step forward in 2015.
Sugar Labs unfortunately lacks a secretary to keep important records
organized and published at the moment. Can someone be found to lighten
Walter's load in coming years, fulfilling this critical
Please contact us if you are interested in this very practical role, and as
a personal benefit to your own resume, your will learn a lot about
strengthening practical governance efficacy along the way.
I have some questions about some of the motions, but some are a few years
> old and perhaps it is no longer easy to answer them - no pressure :)
> > selectricity
> This sounds great! What was the experience of using it like in 2009?
> Today www.loomio.org seems like a similar/alternative tool that could be
> used productively.
> Reading the IRC logs, the meetings are pretty chaotic. While IRC has
> 'voice privileges' to allow an op to de/mute certain handles to "pass the
> mic" and keep things more orderly, I think it would be better to do voting
> via email or loomio and keep the IRC meeting for discussion motions before
> they are voted on.
> > the design direction being proposed by Luca
> Where can I read about this?
> > We agreed that further discussions with the SFLA about the merits of
> trademark protection is needed.
> (I guess SFLA is a thinko and it was either SFLC or Conservancy :)
> Given the trademark fee was recently paid to renew the trademarks, I guess
> the merits were accepted; but I'm curious what they were stated as at the
> time. Where can I read about the discussions at that time?
> > desirability to have a meeting of Sugar Labs developers a couple of
> times per year
> What SL developers meetings are planned for this year, if any?
> > Sugar Labs encourages all GNU/Linux distributions to package and
> distribute Sugar
> All is a long list. Where is a list of distros that have packaged sugar's
> latest release in February?
> > Local labs can issue Sugar certificates (and charge for this service
> whatever they want)
> This is an interesting business model for Local Labs. When and where were
> such certs sold? When was the most recent certificate issued by any Local
> Which Local Labs are still active?
> > to keep the GSoC 2010 mentor funds as our general funds.
> Were subsequent years also retained as general funds? Will the GSoC 2016
> mentor funds be retained also?
> > Making Learning Visible
> Where is this text?
> > do a survey to solicit feedback from deployments
> Where are this survey's results?
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