Date is 2014-01-10, times are UTC+10.
--- Day changed Fri Jan 10 2014 07:59 < whot_> good morning and happy new year 07:59 -!- You're now known as whot 07:59 < agd5f> hi 07:59 <+alanc> hello 08:00 < stukreit> hi 08:01 < marcoz> hi 08:01 < marcoz> good afternoon and happy new year 08:03 < whot> keithp, mupuf: ping 08:03 < mupuf> oh, sorry, I'm here :) 08:04 <+alanc> it's 6am in Perth, keithp should totally be awake now... 08:04 * whot wonders if keithp is at lca 08:04 < whot> oh, right. I guess that'll explain it 08:04 <+alanc> he was scheduled to give a talk there yesterday, so I hope so 08:05 <+alanc> http://lca2014.linux.org.au/schedule/30050/view_talk?day=thursday 08:05 < whot> ok, I suspect he won't show up today then. emmes isn't online here, so let's get started 08:05 < whot> agenda is again small because we're waiting on Keith for the SPI info 08:05 < whot> stukreit: are the XDC payments done now? 08:05 < stukreit> yes, I think he was going to put his foot in the door for that 08:06 < stukreit> I have not done the top-offs yet. 08:06 < stukreit> I owe you a sheet outlining the numbers 08:07 < whot> yes please 08:07 < stukreit> I have to pay the NRAI fee too. 08:07 < whot> I think that needs and explanations for non-US people :) 08:08 < whot> unless you're talking about the NRA of Ireland, in which case we all want an explanation 08:08 < stukreit> Its some kind of management fee to maintain our standing as a delaware corp 08:08 <+alanc> it's not something people in the US know much about either 08:09 < stukreit> "National Registered Agents, Inc" One of these companies that do odious beurocratic magic for you because your magic wand is too small and you're all out of eye-of-newt 08:12 < whot> hmm, but what do they do? 08:12 < whot> also, how big is that fee? 08:12 < stukreit> $189 08:12 < whot> per year, I suspect? 08:12 < stukreit> yes 08:12 < mupuf> whot: let's hope so yeah ;) 08:13 < stukreit> nrai.com. I won't try to explain it. 08:14 < mupuf> whot: have you contacted the linuxcon to ask how expensive it would be to be co-located? 08:15 < mupuf> anyway, I guess I should ask my lab too, so as we can compare 08:15 < mupuf> I can ask tomorrow how to do it 08:16 < whot> mupuf: no, not yet, sorry. forgot about it 08:16 < mupuf> is it still something you want to do? 08:17 < whot> it's something that we should investigate 08:17 < mupuf> ack, can I ask you to do that while I ask @ Bordeaux? 08:18 < mupuf> oh, and I'm getting late for sending the mail for the election 08:18 < mupuf> I'll do that tomorrow, still have much to do tonight 08:18 < whot> yeah, I'll do so asap 08:18 < mupuf> great 08:19 < whot> http://www.nrai.com/FAQ.aspx seems to have the only actual information 08:19 < whot> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Registered_agent 08:21 < marcoz> jk:q 08:22 < mupuf> marcoz: what is that suppose to mean? 08:22 < marcoz> mupuf: wrong window. my bad. 08:22 < whot> mupuf: that his irc window isn't vim :) 08:22 <+alanc> that marcoz is a vi user 08:22 < marcoz> and proud of it! 08:22 < mupuf> ahah 08:23 < stukreit> emacs? teco? 08:23 < whot> so, judging from that wikipedia page the NRAI gets my +1 08:23 <+alanc> just as long as it's not xedit 08:24 <+alanc> +1 as well for paying NRAI's annual fee 08:25 < agd5f> +1 08:25 < stukreit> I didn't think we needed a vote, I'm just informing you that the bill is due. 08:26 < mupuf> +1 08:26 < whot> well, same thing :) 08:27 < whot> I need to remember that +1 doesn't just mean "I agree" in these meetings 08:27 < mupuf> I have one other thing to say, about hte fosdem, since we seem to have some time 08:27 < whot> mupuf: go for it 08:28 < mupuf> great. So, I'll be speaking to FOSDEM about the state of the foundation, what we are doing to it (SPI, change the scope in the bylaws) and asking people to become members, present themselves as candidate for the board and vote 08:29 < mupuf> I'll start with basically what you said at XDC, whot 08:29 < mupuf> I'll try to write the slides soon so as I can get them approved 08:30 < mupuf> just to make sure we are all on the same page 08:30 < mupuf> is there anything else I should talk about? 08:32 < marcoz> <crickets chirping> 08:33 < mupuf> marcoz: :p 08:33 < whot> might be worth emphasising the expansion from X to mesa, wayland, etc. 08:34 < whot> there are likely more wayland-interested people there than x peopl 08:34 < mupuf> yeah, that's what I meant by change of scope 08:34 < whot> cool 08:35 < mupuf> well, I'm glad I didn't forget anything 08:35 * alanc can't think of anything else off hand 08:37 < marcoz> nothing on hand either? 08:38 < whot> ok, let's move on before this gets out of hand 08:39 < whot> mupuf: regarding the election, did we ever agree on a timeline for that? 08:39 < mupuf> whot: kind of, yeah 08:39 < whot> ok, must improve my search-fu then 08:40 < mupuf> we said something like we should send the request sooner rather than later 08:40 < mupuf> as in, I was supposed to do it by the end of december 08:41 < mupuf> and then, we'll leave FOSDEM people a week to think about involving 08:41 < mupuf> and then, the election should beging 08:41 < mupuf> begin* 08:41 < whot> ok, found it. meeting from 06/12/13 08:41 < mupuf> I need to check again the bylaws to check the timing 08:42 < agd5f> IIRC, it should have happened in 2013, but we've slipped to the next year the last few elections 08:43 <+alanc> as I recall, the bylaws don't give exact dates, just something like "once a year" 08:43 <+alanc> the election committee wiki has a better calendar guideline 08:45 < mupuf> alanc: I was talking about the time between when we send the call for candidates and the time the election starts 08:45 <+alanc> that should be in the election wiki 08:46 < whot> any other items on the agenda? 08:46 < agd5f> mupuf, that's in the wiki, not the bylaws IIRC 08:47 < mupuf> ack, I'll have a look then 08:52 < whot> mupuf: FOSDEM is in 3 weeks or so, right? what's your ETA for the call for nominations? 08:52 < mupuf> this week end 08:52 < whot> cool 08:52 < mupuf> I'll just reuse the previous 08:52 < mupuf> call 08:54 < whot> ok. if there's no other items on the list I'm gonna call the meeting closed for today. thanks for showing up, next meeting is in the usual 2 weeks from now 08:55 -!- alanc changed the topic of #xf-bod to: X.Org Foundation Board: wfh! 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