#mer-meeting: Mer advisory board 18/5/2012

Meeting started by lbt at 11:00:40 UTC (full logs).

Meeting summary

    1. http://mer.bfst.de/meetings/mer-meeting/2012/mer-meeting.2012-04-20-11.03.log.html if that matches with your perception of it :) (just a formalism) (Stskeeps, 11:06:24)
    2. http://wiki.merproject.org/wiki/Donation_Policy (lbt, 11:09:41)

  1. Project news (lbt, 11:10:44)
    1. Mer BoF accepted for Devaamo summit, http://www.mail-archive.com/mer-general@lists.merproject.org/msg00487.html (Stskeeps, 11:11:17)
    2. New Mer release, first one hitting intended date for a while: http://www.mail-archive.com/mer-general@lists.merproject.org/msg00503.html (Stskeeps, 11:11:43)
    3. Now includes basic modules of Qt5, though some remain, 5.0-alpha1 (Stskeeps, 11:11:58)
    4. Few of Mer project members went to Tizen developer conference, had good discussions with people we share components with and interests (Stskeeps, 11:12:25)
    5. OSUOSL have said "We are definitely interested in hosting the Mer project" (lbt, 11:16:06)
    6. We have our first donations too - Thanks to Martin Brook / vgrade who will be sponsoring a physical host for us (which is much needed) (lbt, 11:16:36)

  2. Nomination for Esa-Pekka Miettinen (E-P) as Mer QA Technical Lead (lbt, 11:17:42)
    1. AGREED: E-P is now Mer QA technical lead (lbt, sage, jbos, jukkaeklund voted yes) (Stskeeps, 11:22:07)

  3. Discussion and selection of advisory board lengths (lbt, 11:23:16)
    1. agreed: Current term extended to 1. june, for purpose of nominating last contributions and compositing next advisory board based on input of technical leads, interest groups and maintainers, and a vote before that on term length, 3 or 6 months (lbt, 11:35:52)

  4. Discussion how to proceed with selection of next advisory board : skipped (lbt, 11:36:39)
  5. AOB (lbt, 11:36:44)
    1. http://wiki.merproject.org/wiki/Donation_Policy (lbt, 11:37:47)
    2. Vote on : "The Mer Project is unable to accept donated IT services and would much prefer monetary donations to permit better risk management" deferred to next AB. (lbt, 11:58:11)
    3. A paypal account will be opened for donations (advice/information about handling community accounts sought) (lbt, 11:59:00)

Meeting ended at 11:59:22 UTC (full logs).

Action items

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People present (lines said)

  1. lbt (84)
  2. Stskeeps (41)
  3. jbos (17)
  4. Sage (11)
  5. jukkaeklund (10)
  6. iekku (4)
  7. MerBot (3)

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