Summary of the 18 January 2018 meeting of the X.Org Foundation Board of Directors Full IRC meeting logs are posted at IrcLogs



Alex Deucher, Daniel Vetter, Bryce Harrington, Keith Packard, Rob Clark, Taylor Campbell, Egbert Eich,


Martin Peres,


Agenda: gsoc, treasurer's report, xdc date, election

Gsoc org application deadline 23rd Jan, ready mentoring projects!

Elections, we need candidates for the board again!

XDC18 will be 26-28th Sept

Items discussed

ITEM: gsoc
Martin+Taylor volunteer for org admin, Alex volunteers to help out.
No student travel request for fosdem.
ACTIONS: Martin will submit the application tonight-ish.
ACTIONS: Martin check with Igalia for visa invitation letters (we'll probably
need them).
STATUS: Pending

ITEM: treasure report
Blocked on SPI sending updated data
ACTIONS: Bryce is on it
STATUS: Pending

ITEM: xdc date
Igalia propsed 26-28th Sept, that seems to fit fairly well with other
conferences (and this year doesn't clash with the khr f2f!). Board votes to go
with that.

ITEM: elections
Egbert decided to not re-run, big kudos for all his time on the board. Election
committee is Rob, Martin, Taylor, Egbert and Daniel. Tentatively Rob+Taylor to
run the show.
Election procedure docs:
ACTIONS: Rob+Taylor to roll the process, starting with membership expiry.
ACTIONS: Need to start finding candidates
STATUS: Pending