[chandler-users] First Meeting of New OSAF Board

Jon Dodson jdodson at neutralspace.com
Tue Nov 11 14:45:25 PST 2008


That makes sense thank you!

Sheila Mooney wrote:
> Jon,
> 
> Since it's the first meeting for the new board and we have a bunch of
> administrative transition details to cover, we weren't planning on
> having a community participation segment. This is a really good idea
> however so as we craft the agenda, we might keep this in mind. I think
> we should certainly look at doing this for future meetings if we don't
> get to it this time. We will of course be following up with
> communications to the list and I expect a number of discussion threads
> and projects will emerge as the result of the discussions.
> 
> Cheers,
> Sheila
> 
> On Nov 11, 2008, at 2:14 PM, Jon Dodson wrote:
> 
>> Where will the meeting be held?  Can the community participate?
>>
>>
>> Mimi Yin wrote:
>>> Hi Delphine (and Andre),
>>>
>>> Not sure if you saw this, but Sheila sent out a proposal for the first
>>> meeting of the new OSAF Board (which is scheduled or the end of next
>>> week - Th/Fri).
>>>
>>> This is the meeting I thought might be a good opportunity to pull
>>> together a first try at a "State of User Community" Report.
>>>
>>> Perhaps just a high level summary of recent hot topics and trends in
>>> participation levels (using markmail's graphs?). Any thoughts?
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Mimi
>>>
>>> On Nov 7, 2008, at 3:05 PM, Sheila Mooney wrote:
>>>
>>>> As a follow-up to the update on the blog post that went out this week
>>>> (http://blog.chandlerproject.org/2008/11/04/osaf-board-changes-and-project-next-steps/),
>>>> OSAF
>>>> is planning an offsite for November 20th and 21st.  This is an
>>>> opportunity for the new board of directors to meet in person and the
>>>> remaining OSAF staffers to talk cover a wide range of topics relating
>>>> to our transition to an all-volunteer organization. We will be sending
>>>> out a number of summaries to the list afterwards.
>>>>
>>>> We don't have a set agenda although we do have some items we need to
>>>> cover.  As part of our official board meeting I will be going over the
>>>> status on logistics, administrative issues as well as our budget. We
>>>> will also talk about what kind of role the board will play and
>>>> potential projects we can take on. In addition to the board items, we
>>>> will also get a detailed update on the architecture roadmap and a
>>>> "state of the user community report".
>>>>
>>>> We expect most of the time will be spent on covering a bunch of issues
>>>> and possible decisions we need to make once the project is fully
>>>> volunteer. I wanted to throw out a list of topics that have come up
>>>> through brainstorming so far. This is by no means an exhaustive list,
>>>> nor will we be able to cover everything in 2 days. It's meant to give
>>>> us a start so we can craft an appropriate agenda and get to the stuff
>>>> that's most important. I would like to hear ideas, comments feedback
>>>> about other items we should be thinking about.
>>>>
>>>> At a high level we have a number of strategic areas that we want to
>>>> touch on.
>>>>
>>>> + What does the project need to "have legs"?
>>>> + Future project sustainability
>>>> + Strategy for development community (desktop and server)
>>>> + Strategy for the user community
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> *Ideas/Topics for discussion:*
>>>> *
>>>> *+ Do we change the organization's name to Chandler Project Foundation?
>>>> + What do we do with "internal lists"?
>>>> + Do we merge Cosmo and Chandler-dev lists?
>>>> + IRC channels
>>>> + Do we resurrect the IRC office hours?
>>>> + What is our ongoing strategy for the blog?
>>>> + Announcements, releases
>>>> + Community blog posts: e.g. user stories, feedback, 5 parcels
>>>> submitted by volunteer developer
>>>> + What's our strategy and process with bugzilla going forward?
>>>> + What do we do with the 1.0 candidates list?
>>>> + What's going to trigger a Desktop and Server release to get done?
>>>> + What's the process?
>>>> + What's the strategy for getting volunteers to take this over?
>>>> + How are we going to track progress on the rearchitecture?
>>>> + ...???
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Sheila
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