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Location: Berlin Fairgrounds Event: LinuxTag, Mini Debian Conference (MDC2010) Date+Time: 2010-06-10 14:45-17:00
FirstName LastName IRCnickname Andrew Lee :-) AndrewLee Christoph Wickert cwickert Sven Guckes SvenG Sebastian Horst meo Mario Behling MarioB Nikolas Poniros edhunter André Niemann strohi
Our bond for all productivite creation is based on clear, open and honest communication. Yet we have been remiss in not talking to the founders of this mission. We regret this, and humbly apologize. We will do our best to communicate to all in a timely manner. We start now.
why has the foundation been founded without talking to the original we just did it - and we are sorry for the lack of communication. we apologize for this - especially we need to improve communication.
how can the original why does www.lxde.org point to...? We follow the do-ocracy, ie anyone who does anything is involved. The foundation does NOT control the community.
we need a translation of the foundations charter of the foundation, statutes, principles of the NGO, association articles - they need to be translated so further people know about it and
All decisions within the foundation can only be made by the members. (all according to German law) the foundation should always listen to the community and honour their goals. we are asking everyone to become a member.
insight to the donations. we must publish the protocols of meeting. (German law requires this anyway)
we need to explain what this NGO is. eg all money taken in must be spent for the purposes of the NGO itself. Members MUST NOT take money from it for any personal use. votes can only be made by people who are actually present at the meeting.
- fund raising
- pay developers (especially AndrewLee, pcman) as contractors
- travel expenses
- booths (infrastructre)
- support the ideas+goals
- contracts for events
Q: is possible for a company to get a tax reduction when donating to an NGO of a foreign country?
Q: do we need a newsletter mailing list? A: NO. just give announcements.
- Communication: extra IRC channel for meetings (once a month)
- Debian MeetBot
- Wikipage for each Meeting to collect topic items
- Newsletter Mailing list (read-only), moderators
- who would support the LXDE foundation?
- Key Signing
- Create application forms for membership
- create a Release Coordinator/Engineer/Manager (freezes, tests, announcements)
- Assign Backup Maintainers