Board Minutes For Meeting On November 15th, 2012

Attending:

  • Tim Samoff / timsamoff
  • Iván Gálvez Junquera / ivgalvez (via chat only)
  • Rob Bauer / SD69 (via chat only)
  • Cosimo Kroll (zehjotkah)

Appoint maemo.org administrators (or, if someone steps in):

  • Possibly ask Reggie to take over admin of maemo.org.
    • How much would he charge?
    • Other NDA-restricted info discussed pertaining to transfer and administration of maemo.org infra from Nokia to the community (recorded elsewhere).

Further maemo.org infra:

  • Other NDA-restricted info discussed pertaining to maemo.org infra(recorded elsewhere).

Bank account and fundraising:

  • Cosimo will research banking options for the Board/community.
  • Iván has received an email offering to put ads on maemo.org.
    • It could be a possible solution for TMO if Reggie wants to keep it independent of maemo.org.
  • Cosimo: Opinion that the community should run on donations; so no ads.
    • Others agree: no ads on maemo.org.
  • Will investigate possibility of commercial “sponsors” (preferably OSS companies).
  • Other NDA-restricted info discussed pertaining to community funding (recorded elsewhere).

Foundation website/servers/hosting:

  • We need administrators (volunteers).
  • Still need to get domain from Niel Nielsen (nieldk).
    • This has since been resolved.
  • Some discussion about who should “own” or “hold” the domain name(s) and hosting.
    • Tim will take care of gaining domain and setting up hosting/website in Foundation’s name.
    • Hildonfoundation.org site will point point to maemo.org.
Meeting concluded.
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